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Old 12-13-2012, 03:51 AM   #40
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Originally Posted by e30og View Post
Ford is incompetent for releasing this transmission as such, however you are just as responsible if you didnt do your homework.
Rude. I bought my car in July of 2011, so there was no (reliability) homework to do. I suppose for me you should be saying "shame on you for buying a first year / new model car". On those grounds, I might agree.

Plus, as other users have said - some of us bought the vehicle that a lady has to use occasionally. In hindsight, teaching her stick would probably be the easier route.
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