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Old 08-31-2012, 08:52 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Nelson12 View Post
Why not drive a manual? It shifts when you want it to
Not sure if your referring to the DCT's Manual mode or that I should have bought a 5 speed.

@AZFocus - The drive cycle is some crazy convuluted procedure that I guess Ford came up with to throughly set the DCT for optimal shifting. I guess exposing it to every situation but you'd almost need a closed test track to do it. It has you doing 0 to 20, hard braking, slow take offs, hard takes offs, Putting the car in park to drive a dozen times. Its just insane if you ask me. Im sure you can find the procedure on this site somewhere. Aside from doing one Wide Open Throttle beat down after I did the 10min Battery disconnect. Ive been driving normally.

Its still doing great!. I've been watching my shift points lately and a moderate (not wide open) acceleration my shifts are occurring just over 4k RPM, where as before they were around 2500 to 3k.

Its feeling a lot like the Programming prior to 12B37 IMHO.

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