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Old 12-31-2012, 01:21 PM   #1
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1-2 Shift Issue

I have noticed while driving the past month or so I have an issue with the 1-2 upshift. It feels like I am literally going to break the shifter lever in half. I let the clutch out get back on it and it seems to work fine. Any ideas? Maybe bleed the clutch or adjust the cables? Hopefully I am not in need of a clutch or anything drastic like that.


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Old 01-01-2013, 12:06 PM   #2
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It's actually sorta common on foci. Mine does the exact same thing. I believe people say that Motorcraft clutch fluid makes it a bit better. Its something having to do with the cold weather though. After my car warms up, it shifts just fine.
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Check under the airbox/drivers motor mount to see if a hose or wire harness is interfering with the linkage.
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