DCT / PowerShift Transmission Update TSB Thread - Page 37 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Third Generation > MK3 TSB, Recall & Problems Archive

MK3 TSB, Recall & Problems Archive The place to chat about TSB and Known Issues for the 2012 Focus.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply




 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-10-2012, 01:09 PM   #361
Focus Enthusiast
 
6769MOPARS's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Fan#: 86108
Location: Powder Springs, GA
What I Drive: PB Focus ST2 and 67 426 Hemi GTX

Posts: 431
Points 556, Level 11
Points: 556, Level: 11 Points: 556, Level: 11 Points: 556, Level: 11
Level Up 12% Completed
Level up: 12% Level up: 12% Level up: 12%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 6769MOPARS Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by daltonm View Post
Just took in car, dealership verified the engine shudder and lagging acceleration. Applied TSB 11-10-02. They said I might not notice anything until after 100 miles, but I noticed much smoother acceleration immediately.
Good news!
6769MOPARS is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-10-2012, 10:34 PM   #362
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Fan#: 88883
Location: Los Angeles, CA
What I Drive: 2012, black, titanium hatchback

Posts: 3
FF Reputation: 1 nevion Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
hmm, I took in my focus for tsb 11-10-02a and came out with paper work stating tsb 11-09-14a was applied. Still said transmission reprogramming was done. Anyone heard of this tsb? It looks like it could be older than 11-10-02a. Sigh, wish ford had an opened database.

Oh also my check engine light was on after they brought it back to me so now i gotta go back tomorrow, wtf? Well, it'll give me a chance to ask about 11-10-02a though.
nevion is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-11-2012, 07:30 AM   #363
Focus Addict
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Fan#: 91789
Location: Too much info, IL
What I Drive: 2012 SEL White Platinum 5 Dr 302A

Posts: 1,240
Points 3,138, Level 34
Points: 3,138, Level: 34 Points: 3,138, Level: 34 Points: 3,138, Level: 34
Level Up 59% Completed
Level up: 59% Level up: 59% Level up: 59%
Forum Activity 6%
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
FF Reputation: 13 dan50 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by SFoonSFO View Post
My build date is 12/16/11. DCT was re-flashed last week at 105 miles. Initially it seemed slightly better. After putting on another 400 miles... the shutter / clutch chatter at a standing start and shift qualities seemed better. Going to give it the "acid test" tomorrow - commute traffic and San Francisco hills. Please update us dan50. QUESTION TO ALL who have success when the DCT was reprogrammed. How long (in miles) after the software update did it take before you noticed the DCT working properly?
150 miles after my January "adjustment", it seems to be a little better. Whether this is because the machinery is better or because driving techniques adjust to the machinery is a good question.

Just a little hot clutch chatter yesterday but I haven't really given it the urban traffic test yet. If th clutch chatter is gone I think I can say th DCT is OK, and maybe even enjoyable. Still wish the light throttle upshift points were a bit higher, though.

Let us know how your traffic test went!
dan50 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-11-2012, 08:04 AM   #364
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Fan#: 92058
Location: Buffalo, NY
What I Drive: 2012 Black SEL

Posts: 219
FF Reputation: 2 smizak Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by dan50 View Post
Still wish the light throttle upshift points were a bit higher, though.
S mode my man, S mode. If they were higher in D then those MPG numbers would be even more out of whack.
smizak is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-11-2012, 08:37 AM   #365
Focus Addict
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Fan#: 91789
Location: Too much info, IL
What I Drive: 2012 SEL White Platinum 5 Dr 302A

Posts: 1,240
Points 3,138, Level 34
Points: 3,138, Level: 34 Points: 3,138, Level: 34 Points: 3,138, Level: 34
Level Up 59% Completed
Level up: 59% Level up: 59% Level up: 59%
Forum Activity 6%
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
FF Reputation: 13 dan50 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by smizak View Post
S mode my man, S mode. If they were higher in D then those MPG numbers would be even more out of whack.
Yes that's a possibility. Just wish the S mode included an automatic shift to 6th. Upshift point in D wouldn't have to be raised much; maybe 200 RPMs at light throttle would do it for me.
dan50 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-11-2012, 08:40 AM   #366
Focus Enthusiast
 
6769MOPARS's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Fan#: 86108
Location: Powder Springs, GA
What I Drive: PB Focus ST2 and 67 426 Hemi GTX

Posts: 431
Points 556, Level 11
Points: 556, Level: 11 Points: 556, Level: 11 Points: 556, Level: 11
Level Up 12% Completed
Level up: 12% Level up: 12% Level up: 12%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 6769MOPARS Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by nevion View Post
hmm, I took in my focus for tsb 11-10-02a and came out with paper work stating tsb 11-09-14a was applied. Still said transmission reprogramming was done. Anyone heard of this tsb? It looks like it could be older than 11-10-02a. Sigh, wish ford had an opened database.

Oh also my check engine light was on after they brought it back to me so now i gotta go back tomorrow, wtf? Well, it'll give me a chance to ask about 11-10-02a though.
I'd ask the tech. They have to get the code and download it so maybe he did not get the latest.
6769MOPARS is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-11-2012, 12:22 PM   #367
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Fan#: 88883
Location: Los Angeles, CA
What I Drive: 2012, black, titanium hatchback

Posts: 3
FF Reputation: 1 nevion Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by 6769MOPARS View Post
I'd ask the tech. They have to get the code and download it so maybe he did not get the latest.
The update suppsively is for towing on 4 wheeels but looks like it contains the same tcm pcm internal versions.
It's murky, could any ford csr clarify?
nevion is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-12-2012, 10:32 AM   #368
Focus Enthusiast
 
6769MOPARS's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Fan#: 86108
Location: Powder Springs, GA
What I Drive: PB Focus ST2 and 67 426 Hemi GTX

Posts: 431
Points 556, Level 11
Points: 556, Level: 11 Points: 556, Level: 11 Points: 556, Level: 11
Level Up 12% Completed
Level up: 12% Level up: 12% Level up: 12%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 6769MOPARS Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Update re TSB 11-10-02A (aka. December update) - my wife informs me that her car shifts even smoother than before the TSB and that it shifts a little later at higher RPMs. She wondered if that was ok, and I said "Sounds good to me."
6769MOPARS is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-12-2012, 12:15 PM   #369
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Fan#: 86497
Location: Houston, TX
What I Drive: 2012 Grey Titanium Hatchback

Posts: 35
Points 135, Level 2
Points: 135, Level: 2 Points: 135, Level: 2 Points: 135, Level: 2
Level Up 70% Completed
Level up: 70% Level up: 70% Level up: 70%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 1 checkgio Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Is this supposed to be free? Called the dealer where I got my car from and they are telling me it's $150 for the update. Since I haven't seen anyone on here mention that, I'm thinking this is BS?
checkgio is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-12-2012, 12:19 PM   #370
Focus Enthusiast
 
hand-filer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Fan#: 90895
Location: Wpg, Canada
What I Drive: One less Ford

Posts: 343
FF Reputation: 1 hand-filer Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by checkgio View Post
Is this supposed to be free? Called the dealer where I got my car from and they are telling me it's $150 for the update. Since I haven't seen anyone on here mention that, I'm thinking this is BS?
I think your dealer is a con-artist.
__________________
2012 Mustang Brembo GT - Kona Blue
2013 Acura RDX - Alabaster Silver
hand-filer is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


LinkBacks (?)
LinkBack to this Thread: http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/mk3-tsb-recall-problems-archive/271673-dct-powershift-transmission-update-tsb-thread.html
Posted By For Type Date
Untitled document This thread Refback 03-09-2015 01:32 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:09 AM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1