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Old 10-14-2012, 07:34 PM   #1624
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Originally Posted by Linchpin View Post
It is software because the mechanical component is controlled by a microprocessor run by fuzzy logic software. The software adjusts to driver input. If the initial hesitation of the DCT makes the driver cautious the DCT will respond accordingly. If you drive aggressively the DCT will adjust accordingly. DCT issues are mainly driver caused. That most Ford mechanics need retraining is another factor. Ball peen hammers can't fix DCT issues.
Maybe I'm misunderstanding your point, but I don't see how faulty software can cause the seals on a transmission to fail.

Originally Posted by mjb457 View Post
I again feel there should be a MASS APPEAL to FORD(hey rep are you listening???) extend all the warranties unconditional for 10years 100k mile.... I bet it gets their attention?? If its good back it up with a guarantee!!MJB
Agree with this 100%! It would increase my confidence significantly. That said, I don't think they'll do it.
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