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Old 01-13-2013, 02:56 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by VOLDAR View Post
And if you suggest the 20% is the "real deal" in real life, I assure you Ford would have been forced to stop going the DCT way and buy back all the DCT equiped vehicles and change route back to the slushboxes in no time. Which is far from the reality, as far as I know (until now).
See FSA 12B37 (among the other litany of updates) to confirm that there are real life DCT satisfaction issues that Ford is having to make a real attempt to correct. An extreme response like buying back all DCT vehicles requires extreme transmission failure, which is not what we are seeing.
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