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Old 10-31-2012, 11:24 AM   #74
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Originally Posted by pjbasid View Post
So I got to the service dept and they wanted me to take the technician for a test drive. Guess what? It drove as smooth as silk - better than it ever had done since I bought it a month ago.
Did you turn the car off and on before the drive? I find that doing so seems to reset its erratic (well, "normal" if you're Ford) behavior. Next time it does this (and there will be a next time) see if you can pull into the service department and flag someone down without turning the car off - or shifting it out of drive - if that's even possible...
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