Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Think I figured out the shuddering when starting from a stop...can't believe it
View Single Post
Old 10-05-2012, 10:07 AM   #125
Focus Addict
Join Date: Nov 2011
Fan#: 91789
Location: Too much info, IL
What I Drive: 2012 SEL White Platinum 5 Dr 302A

Posts: 1,304
Points 3,826, Level 39
Points: 3,826, Level: 39 Points: 3,826, Level: 39 Points: 3,826, Level: 39
Level Up 18% Completed
Level up: 18% Level up: 18% Level up: 18%
Forum Activity 3%
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
FF Reputation: 16 dan50 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by hotleadsingerguy View Post
That very well may be, but it also did the opposite for a *lot* of people. It's the reason multiple consumer reporting websites and magazines are blasting Ford for their update process. My car was operating wonderfully before the update. I bought the car *because* it was operating the way that I liked it. Then Ford forced me to get an update under penalty of losing my warranty coverage...and now it drives like a completely different car, in the worst way possible.

This is the kind of thing that lawsuits are born from.
I'm sure not defending Ford, just saying the update was not a disaster for all. Ford has screwed this up in a way I didn't think possible for a major companyin the 21st century. The Focus was my 5th new Ford and, in all likelihood, my last. Problems with a new model are understandable, but their persistency, the avoidance and denial, unprepared dealer network, remedies that aren't after working on the issue for almost 2 years, et al are not.

Anyone looking at a new Escape, CMax or Fusion? You are indeed a brave person.
dan50 is offline  
    Reply With Quote