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The easiest way to sell your

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How to sell

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Sell your van the fair way, in three easy steps


Agree A Fair Value
Begin by typing in your van's registration plate number into our valuation tool, and you'll receive a quote in just a few minutes.


24hr Collection
After you decide to sell your van, we'll arrange a collection time and location that fits your schedule. This can be as soon as next day.


Instant Payment
Our recovery team will arrive, transfer your cash, and take away your van. It’s really that simple, so you can just sit back and relax.

Why vandervan?

Troubleshooting the Citroen Dispatch (2016 to present) That Won't Start

Is there anything more frustrating than heading out to your van and discovering it won't start? As a master technician with 15 years in the automotive industry, I've seen this issue arise frequently, particularly with models like the Citroen Dispatch from 2016 onwards. Let's delve deeper into the likely causes, symptoms, and the potential repair processes for your Citroen Dispatch.

Possible Causes and Symptoms

When your Citroen Dispatch refuses to start, the root cause can be anything from simple to complex. Usually, the symptoms are easy to spot, but identifying the exact cause requires a thorough check. A common symptom is that when you turn the key or push the start button, you hear a click but the engine doesn't crank. Alternatively, there may be no sound at all, or the engine might crank slowly.

Here are some potential culprits:

- Dead battery: Often, a non-starter issue in vehicles, including the Citroen Dispatch, is a drained battery. Check if your van's lights or dashboard are dimmer than usual, which is a typical sign of a battery problem.

- Faulty starter motor: A silent starter or a series of clicking sounds can signal a problem with the starter motor.

- Fuel system issues: If your engine cranks but doesn’t start, it could be due to the fuel filter being clogged or issues with the fuel pump.

- Ignition system problems: This could range from a defective ignition switch to failed spark plugs or a malfunctioning ignition coil.

Repair Process

The repair process begins with diagnosing the specific issue accurately. A battery test is straightforward and can be performed using a multimeter or a dedicated battery tester. Starting and fuel system troubles often require more specialized equipment and knowledge, possibly involving an OBD-II scanner to read any diagnostic trouble codes. Depending on the identified problem, repairs might range from replacing the battery or starter motor, changing filters, or more extensive electrical troubleshooting and replacement of components.

Considering Selling Your Citroen Dispatch?

Sometimes, the cost and effort involved in diagnosing and repairing your van might not be the most economical or practical solution, especially if your Citroen Dispatch is already showing signs of age or has other looming repair needs. Here is where services like Vandervan can simplify your life. Why drain your wallet and spend valuable time on repairs when you can sell your van effortlessly to Vandervan, and potentially upgrade to a newer, more reliable model?

At Vandervan, we prioritize making van selling processes as smooth as possible. You'll receive a fair valuation in just 30 seconds, enjoy next-day collection from anywhere in the UK, and benefit from instant payment into a chosen account. This convenience, coupled with our trustworthy service, makes it an excellent alternative to costly repairs.

Feeling unsure about what your next step should be? Contact us today at Vandervan, and we'll help steer you in the right direction whether it’s selling your existing van or getting advice on repairs.

Considering the complexities and potential costs involved in diagnosing and fixing a Citroen Dispatch that won’t start, selling might just be the more straightforward and economical route. Why not take a few moments to check what you could get for your van?

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Frequently asked questions

Why sell my van to vandervan?

Definitely. In-fact, we recommend it. Come visit our Hub location to explore our vans in stock, inspect and test drive any vehicle we have for sale.

Is it free to sell my van to vandervan?

It is free to sell your van to vandervan. We do not charge any fees for our buying service.

How can I sell my van fast?

You can sell your van to vandervan as quickly as the same day. We operate from 8am to 8pm, serving customers nationwide.

Can I sell my van cash?

We can pay for any vehicle using an instant bank transfer. We are however flexible, and accommodating should someone need to sell their van cash.

Can I sell my van with no MOT?

We buy any van, including those with expired or failed MOT tests. No matter the condition of your van, we are prepared to make you an offer, helping you move on without the hassle of repairs or retests.

Can I sell my van with mechanical issues?

We buy any van, including those with mechanical issues. Whether your van has engine problems, transmission troubles, or any other type of mechanical issues, we're ready to make you an offer.

Where can I sell my van from?

We buy any van and collect it from you. We accept collection locations including your home, work or a garage of your choice.

Can I sell my van with bodywork issues?

We buy any van including those with bodywork issues. Whether your van has dents, scratches, or more significant damage, we’re interested in making you an offer.

Can I sell my van on finance?

Yes, you can indeed sell your financed van with vandervan even if it's under a Hire Purchase (HP) or Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) agreement.

If you decide to sell your financed van, the initial step is to obtain a 'settlement figure' from your lender, which you can usually find in a settlement letter. Following that, get a valuation for your van.

Our team will walk you through the settlement process.

Are there any hidden fees I should know about?

We do not charge any fees. There are no admin charges or anything like that. Just your van, your money, instantly.

Is it better to trade in my van or sell my van online?

By selling your van through our service, you join a robust network of over 4,000 verified dealers.

This can often result in a more favourable price compared to part exchange, where you might find yourself confined to a single dealer’s assessment, which might not accurately represent the real market value of your van.

Part exchanges often result in less favourable outcomes for sellers, particularly if the dealer is not intending to retail your van and plans to pass it along instead.

However, with our van buying service, you stand a better chance of obtaining a great price.

The process with us is quick and straightforward. Simply start with a free valuation and contrast this with your part exchange offer. You might be delighted to find how much more you could get from using our service than you’d get from a part exchange!

How does service history impact selling my van?

As a van buying service, we encourage you to maintain detailed records of all your service history.

This helps us offer you a fair and accurate price when you decide to sell your van.

Providing documentation of consistent maintenance and early resolution of any issues allows us to confidently assess the van's condition, ensuring you get the best possible offer.

What is the best site to sell my used van?

There are numerous van buying sites available, but our service stands out by being remarkably fast, easy, and rewarding.

Our free, instant valuation leverages real-time van market data to ensure maximum accuracy. We also include complimentary home collection and fast payment without charging any fees or commissions.

We are proud to have received a 5-star and ‘Excellent’ ratings from thousands of satisfied customers. Get started by valuing your van with us today!

What paperwork do I need to sell my van?

All we need is a copy of your driving license, finance settlement letter (if the van has outstanding finance), any service records and the V5 logbook.

If you don't have the V5 logbook, see "Can I sell my van with no V5 Logbook" below.

Can I sell any van to vandervan?

We buy any van, literally. Every van has a value, new or old, running or not.

We buy any van make or model, and any body type. Get a valuation today and see if we can help you sell your van.

Can I sell my van with no V5 Logbook?

Fortunately, we buy any van even if they do not have a logbook, although it is advantageous if you have a full V5 Logbook, or at least the green New Keeper Slip.

It makes it tougher to sell to our network of 4000+ verified dealers, as we have to wait for the DVLA to process a V62 application (usually 6 weeks), so our valuations reflect the delay in sale and storage costs while rectifying missing V5 logbooks.


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UK Offices

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Sell your the fair way, in three easy steps

We collect nationwide

With hubs all across the UK.

Vandervan - Birmingham
Contact: Oliver Smith
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - London
Contact: Henry Evans
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - Manchester
Contact: Edward Brown
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - Oxford
Contact: James Clarke
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - Bristol
Contact: Theo Roberts
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - Nottingham
Contact: George Thompson
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - Leeds
Contact: Harry Jenkins
Phone: 0333 188 6766

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