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Old 03-27-2013, 03:05 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by paul21 View Post
The issue that most DCT owners, and even some programmers at Ford, don't know is that the system they created is actually capable of detecting bad feelings toward the DCT. The microphone evolved to listen for loud yelling, aggressive throttle actions, and select shift behavior. Once the DCT feels all hope is lost in the driver, it fights back with grinding, jerking, shuttering, and high engine revs.
That's right.

The speech recognition of MFT can detect swear words and the word "transmission" in the same sentence. When it does, MFT "informs" the TCM which will then become petulant.
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