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Is a ten year old Ford Transit prone to rust?

My son, a carpenter, is set on buying a Transit Trend T350 but I have heard it said the model generally is prone to rusting underneath. Do you know if this rumour is well-founded or tosh? I have always thought the Transit has a good reputation.

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Rust can be an issue with any 10-year-old van, but older versions of the Transit appear to be vulnerable to corrosion. That's why it's important to inspect the door sliders, sills and the wheel arches.
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