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Old 10-17-2012, 12:40 PM   #1701
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Originally Posted by ElGatto View Post
I'm sorry, this debate is getting too far from where I started. I still would like information on actual clutch failures. Not ones due to a leaky seal!
As far as I know, there have been very few to none. Almost all clutch issues are rooted to the leaking seal issue or shuddering that appears to be a software issue. I think I've heard of one with a bad throw out bearing and a few were imbalanced and Ford sent out customer satisfaction letters to vehicles built within those build dates. Aside from that, the clutch packs seem pretty solid.
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