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Old 10-10-2012, 11:08 AM   #218
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Originally Posted by dan50 View Post
Getrag makes the DCT at a plant in Mexico. I expect they and Ford are already having pretty spirited discussions. If Ford is responsible for the software (likely), attributing blame for this debacle could get really interesting.
Yes, Getrag (a German company?) makes the DCT in Mexico. What I don't know is who designed the faulty seals, DCT programming, or dual clutch mechanism itself. I think the seals are really the issue here. Funny how those "little details" are overlooked. I know someone that designed a windmill... he put it up and it spun and generated electricity and everything... then it fell over because he put no engineering effort into the feet / base of the windmill.
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