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Old 06-28-2011, 05:08 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by tigertiger View Post
Just wanted to let you know mine is also exhibiting the grinding noise. I've posted this in a few other threads. Taking it to the dealer Tuesday. I understand some amount of fluttering or shuddering may be normal given the type of transmission, but I'd be shocked if the noise I hear when it shifts is normal.
Left my car with Landmark Ford today. Took a ride with a service guy, he heard the noise and said he did not think it was normal. Got a call from the service dept. just now saying they don't know what is causing it and they want to talk to a couple of Ford engineers about it and get back to me tomorrow.

While I'm relieved to hear they agree there is a problem, I'm a little concerned the only option will be to replace the transmission and they will have the car for weeks while they obtain the part and replace it.
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