Strapped for Transit vans

Fused Transit battery-earth straps from Unipart

Published:  23 April, 2010

A choice of fused battery-earth straps for Ford Transits are now available from Unipart.  From 2000 to 2006, all Transits were fitted with a fused negative earth strap. This can easily blow if a van is started in gear or has a faulty starter motor causing too much current to flow. "As a result, all power is lost until the blow earth strap is replaced," says Unipart.

Wendy Williamson, marketing director at Unipart, said garages specialising in roadside recovery should keep a set of Ford fused battery-earth straps onboard their vehicles to help turn recovery jobs around quickly. "By giving motor traders easy access to this fast-moving product, garages can maximise on the available sales opportunity while at the same time offering an efficient and professional service to its customers."

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