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Ford Transit Connect Door Weatherstrip Falls Off

 
Ford Transit Connect Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2010, 2011, 2014

Average Mileage: 10,000 mi (3,000 mi - 22,000 mi)

  • Visitor, , 3,000 mi

    Didn't take long ...owned it for 3 months and on a rainy day I looked in my rear-view mirror and saw them side strips on the back sliding doors flapping in the wind. Since they were half-off I just pulled them off. Drove the dealership and also pointed out that there is a problem with rubber trim on all windows, appearing to fade and there is a baked on sealer stain on them causing more discoloration. WHAT? Ford didn't call back after this complaint yet...and I went to another dealership that put the side rubbers on ..only to have them fall off an hour later.

    Now a new problem -- the spring and rubber washer that are on the door itself which pertrude and affect the ability to shut the side doors -- rotted and fell off along with the spring...again, on another rainy day.
    And I thought my 2000 windstar was bad -- not so;...in fact it's a luxury mobile compared to the transits cheap plastic investments. WILL be complaining to FMCompany very soon on this lemon.

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  • Visitor, , 5,000 mi

    door weatherstrip falls off

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  •  Enthusiast

    The door weatherstrip attached to the body at the top of the door has fallen off (both front doors) on all of these vehicles we've owned.

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