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FORD TRANSIT - 2015 FORD TRANSIT Problems & Complaints

 
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by Ford Motor Company

There are 70 complaints filed for the 2015 FORD TRANSIT

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2015 FORD TRANSIT. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2015 FORD TRANSIT, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

7/17/2019 - GRAYSON, GA
TL THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 FORD TRANSIT. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE STALLED NUMEROUS TIMES WHILE DRIVING ON AN INCLINE OR ON A NORMAL ROAD SURFACE, AND WHEN THE CRUISE CONTROL WAS ENGAGED. THE CONTACT HAD TO PLACE THE VEHICLE IN NEUTRAL AND TURN OFF AND RESTART THE ENGINE IN ORDER FOR THE VEHICLE TO REGAIN NORMAL FUNCTION. ALSO, WHILE DRIVING 30 TO 70 MPH, THE REDUCE ENGINE INDICATOR ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO LOGANSVILLE FORD FIRST (3460 HIGHWAY 78, LOGANSVILLE, GA 30052, 770-554-9994) DIAGNOSED THAT THE FUEL TANK FAILED. THE FUEL TANK CONTAINED METAL FRAGMENTS. THE VEHICLE WAS ALSO TAKEN TO AKINS FORD (220 WEST MAY STREET, WINDER GA, 30680, 770-867-9136) FOR A SECOND OPINION. AKINS FORD ALSO STATED THAT THE FUEL TANK HAD METAL FRAGMENTS. THE DEALER STATED THAT THE FUEL SYSTEM MUST BE CLEANED AND FLUSHED. THE DEALER FLUSHED THE FUEL SYSTEM, REPLACED THE RAILING FIVE INJECTOR, THE FUEL TANK WAS FLUSHED AND CLEANED, AND THE FUEL LINES WERE CLEANED. IN ADDITION, THE FUEL FILTER HOUSING WAS REPLACED. THE CONTACT ALSO STATED THAT THE FUEL INJECTOR PUMP CAUSED THE METAL FLAKES TO ENTER THE FUEL TANK; HOWEVER, THE FUEL INJECTOR PUMP WAS NOT REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE ENTERED LIMP MODE AND THE CONTACT HAD TO TURN THE ENGINE OFF TO REGAIN NORMAL FUNCTION. THE FAILURE OCCURRED WHEN DRIVING 70 TO 80 MPH AND WHEN DRIVING UP AN INCLINE AT ANY SPEED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS CONTACTED, THE MANUFACTURER STATED THAT THE VEHICLE WAS NOT INCLUDED IN AN UNKNOWN RECALL REGARDING THE FUEL INJECTION PUMP RECALL. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 20,000.

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ENGINE

7/10/2019 - CASTLE ROCK, CO
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 FORD TRANSIT. ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS, WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 10-80 MPH, THE ENGINE FAULT WARNING INDICATOR ILLUMINATED AND THE VEHICLE LOST POWER. THE CONTACT WAS ABLE TO EXIT THE ROADWAY. WHEN THE VEHICLE WAS TURNED OFF AND RESTARTED, IT RESUMED NORMAL OPERATION. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. BARBEE'S FREEWAY FORD (4471 EAST EVANS AVENUE, DENVER, CO, (303) 584-6600) WAS CALLED, BUT WAS UNABLE TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 95,000.

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FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

6/24/2019 - GROSSE POINTE WOODS, MI
WATER LEAKS INTO AIR FILTER, CAUSING STALLING AND EXTENSIVE ENGINE DAMAGE HAD THE STALLING OCCURRED IN HEAVY TRAFFIC AN ACCIDENT COULD EASILY HAPPENED

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SUSPENSION

6/14/2019 - HOLLY, MI
FRONT SUBFRAME AND TRANSMISSION CROSS MEMBER ROTTING OUT. TRANSMISSION FAILURE AT 130K MILES THE TRANSMISSION WAS MAKING THE VAN NOT ACCELERATE THEN WOULDN'T MOVE AT ALL. IT WAS IN A DEALER 3 TIMES FOR THIS. THE RUSTED AND ROTTED OUT METAL STRUCTURES WERE FOUND WHEN REPAIRING THE TRANSMISSION

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POWER TRAIN

6/14/2019 - HOLLY, MI
FRONT SUBFRAME AND TRANSMISSION CROSS MEMBER ROTTING OUT. TRANSMISSION FAILURE AT 130K MILES THE TRANSMISSION WAS MAKING THE VAN NOT ACCELERATE THEN WOULDN'T MOVE AT ALL. IT WAS IN A DEALER 3 TIMES FOR THIS. THE RUSTED AND ROTTED OUT METAL STRUCTURES WERE FOUND WHEN REPAIRING THE TRANSMISSION

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POWER TRAIN

3/16/2019 - IRVINGTON, AL
RECALL 17S15 / NHTSA 17V-408 REPAIR COMPLETED TO DRIVESHAFT REAR END FLEXIBLE COUPLING BY MULLINAX FORD OF MOBILE AL ON 7-23-2018 AT 76905 MILEAGE WARNING OF NOISE AND VIBRATION SAFETY ISSUES. ON 13 MAR 2019 LOUD WHINNING NOISE FROM REAR END BY MULLINEX FORD REQUIRED REAR END REBUILD FOR $368.32 PARTS AND $1545 LABOR, PLUS $109 DIAGNOSIS TO SOLVE NOISE ISSUE NOTED IN SAFETY RECALL. NOISE OCCURING ALWAYS BUT VERY LOUD HUMMING AT 55-70 MPH TOO LOUD TO TALK OR LISTEN TO RADIO...PAINFUL OVER AN HOUR DRIVE TIME.

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STEERING

3/13/2019 - HIGH RIDGE, MO
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 FORD TRANSIT. WHILE DRIVING VARIOUS SPEEDS, A LOUD NOISE AND VIBRATION WERE PRESENT COMING FROM THE STEERING COLUMN AND THE VEHICLE SHOOK. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO BROADWAY FORD (501 S. 7TH ST., ST. LOUIS, MO) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE FLEXIBLE DRIVESHAFT COUPLING WAS FAULTY AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE, BUT NO ASSISTANCE WAS OFFERED. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE VEHICLE HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED FOR THE SAME FAILURE IN 2017 AND 2018 PER NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V408000 (POWER TRAIN). THE CONTACT INDICATED THAT THE VEHICLE LATER EXPERIENCED THE SAME FAILURE LISTED IN THE RECALL. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 69,000.

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POWER TRAIN

3/13/2019 - HIGH RIDGE, MO
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 FORD TRANSIT. WHILE DRIVING VARIOUS SPEEDS, A LOUD NOISE AND VIBRATION WERE PRESENT COMING FROM THE STEERING COLUMN AND THE VEHICLE SHOOK. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO BROADWAY FORD (501 S. 7TH ST., ST. LOUIS, MO) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE FLEXIBLE DRIVESHAFT COUPLING WAS FAULTY AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE, BUT NO ASSISTANCE WAS OFFERED. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE VEHICLE HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED FOR THE SAME FAILURE IN 2017 AND 2018 PER NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V408000 (POWER TRAIN). THE CONTACT INDICATED THAT THE VEHICLE LATER EXPERIENCED THE SAME FAILURE LISTED IN THE RECALL. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 69,000.

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FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

3/1/2019 - WITTENBERG, WI
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 FORD TRANSIT. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 50 MPH, THE POOR FUEL FILTER INDICATOR ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO SCAFFIDI AUTO STEVENS POINT (888-718-5340, LOCATED AT 3733 STANLEY ST, STEVENS POINT, WI 54481) WHERE METAL FILINGS WERE FOUND IN THE FUEL FILTER. THE TECHNICIAN REPLACED THE FUEL FILTER. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE AND REFERRED THE CONTACT TO NHTSA. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 61,495.

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POWER TRAIN

2/3/2019 - PAYSON, AZ
THE DRIVE SHAFT WAS INVOLVED IN A RECALL WHICH FORD SAID THEY REPAIRED, NOW THE SAME PROBLEM IS BACK. THE DRIVE SHAFT MAKES A SERIOUS VIBRATION ESPECIALLY WHEN MOVING ALONG A FAIRLY LEVEL SURFACE WHERE THE ENGINE IS NOT DRIVING VERY STRONGLY. ESPECIALLY ON A HIGHWAY AT 35 TO 65 MPH. ALSO ESPECIALLY WHEN THE VEHICLE IS COASTING ON A HIGHWAY, ESPECIALLY IN A GRADUAL TURN WHILE COASTING.

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