definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,000 miles

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2010 Ford Transit Connect brakes problems

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2010 Ford Transit Connect Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 102013

Transit Connect

  • 72,000 miles


My initial problem was traction control. If you slip coming out of a driveway and you hit gravel, mud, snow, rain your traction control will stop you in the middle of the street and you cannot drive. Kind of a problem with cars coming right at you. Problem 2 is that this seems to also affect the wheel bearings and cause premature failure. I am going on my second replacement at 72,000 miles. Problem 3 is that when the wheel bearings fail they wear on your rotors and I am now also needing to replace those also. I certainly hope that this gets addressed soon. This vehicle is not only a safety hazard it is also a money pit.

- Coeur D'alene, ID, USA

problem #2

Oct 222011

Transit Connect

  • 18,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Ford Transit connect. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds in the snow, the vehicle stalled due to the traction control independently assuming the vehicle was slipping. The vehicle was taken to a dealer for diagnosis and the contact was told that the vehicle was performing as designed. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle had not been repaired. The failure mileage was 18,000 and the current mileage was 48,000.

- Coeur D'alene, ID, USA

problem #1

Jul 192011

Transit Connect

  • 15,000 miles
Traction control system (tcs) has caused vehicle to stop in traffic while driving up steep grade in snow or wet/muddy road. Unable to recover traction and no method to turn off tcs. Veh must be backed off hill in neutral. Veh now sitting on side of road, waiting for spring sun to recover.

- French Creek, WV, USA

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