Originally Posted by cavedog309
I have 6500 miles on my Focus and "Yes" it will smooth out. Mine did the same shudder and buck stuff for a bit, about 2000 miles it really smoothed out. This Little Car is just a HOOT to drive !
It takes several thousand miles of consistent throttle application to program the DCT. Ford could probably eliminate 90% or more of the complaints with a 'Read Me First' Quick Start DCT guide clipped to steering wheel. We have a situation today where salespersons and mechanics experienced in horse and carriages are trying to work on the Starship Enterprise.
You can have the German and Japanese cars. My 2012 Focus Ti is the best dam car I have ever owned or driven by a country mile.