Sunday 10 February 2013

I've Got 99 Problems...

And the van is one. In fact it's more than one. It's pretty much my only problem(s) at the moment.
Half a wing mirror anyone? Last seen going into orbit at around 7.30 in the morning?

Since coming back to work since Christmas it's broke down 4 times, with different problems. The gears, the alternator and the power.
The trouble is I'm not the only one with these problems. There are four of us at work with transits and we've all been going through the same things. What happens to one seems to happen to the others.
When some idiot knocked my wing mirror off on Thursday I joked it would happen to the others. Friday came and the one lad pulled up in his transit not smiling, he was also minus the glass from his drivers side mirror. If one of us crashes I'm staying at home!
 The only advantage has been that everything has been relatively easy to fix but it still costs time, money and a lot of hassle.
The old transit advert used to say transits were the backbone of Britain, if this were true I think we'd be paraplegic. Can't say I'm not a little disappointed with it's performance so far.


  1. nothing a bit of duck tape and a hand held vanity mirror won't solve ;-)

  2. Aye but if one of you wins the lottery I bet the rest would be working like demons!

  3. When it rains it pours, right?
    I hope things start going better for you real soon.

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