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Old 07-11-2016, 04:47 PM   #1
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Thumbs down DCT bug hitting me too.

2014 SE 11136 miles. Slight but not too bad of shudder mostly when it's very hot out. Only from a dead or near stop. Took car in for something unrelated and mentioned the shudder. Diagnoses. Need new clutches. Ordered (6 weeks). Reprogram pcm/tcm. No difference good/bad or otherwise in how car drives which is fine but now no clock. Stuck at 10:34. Gonna hafta stay that way until they replace the clutches. No more time to take car in available.

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Old 07-11-2016, 06:31 PM   #2
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Looked on this site for info on the stuck clock after TCM reset. Changing the setting to 24Hr time and back did the trick. Clock now displays correctly. I will make sure when I take it in they verify if the seals were leaking on the clutches. Not putting new clutches in with bad seals.
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Old 07-12-2016, 02:05 AM   #3
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Clutch kits now include seals, no longer separate part numbers to get both.

Always done with a clutch assy. replacement.

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Clutch kits now include seals, no longer separate part numbers to get both.

Always done with a clutch assy. replacement.

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Great to know, thanks
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Old 07-12-2016, 10:31 AM   #5
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Is it normal for cluthes to be bad already on a 2014 Focus?
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Is it normal for cluthes to be bad already on a 2014 Focus?
From all that I've read in over a year on this forum is it's expected but by no means normal. Heck, even the 2015, and 16's have had some issues.
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Moving this one over to the MkIII Problems section since it seems to keep going, General Tech Chat is primarily for DIY repair questions.
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Moving this one over to the MkIII Problems section since it seems to keep going, General Tech Chat is primarily for DIY repair questions.
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Unless your seals are leaking all the testing I have done it isnt your clutches causing the shudder and like most on here that have had the clutches changed 1 , 2 , 3 times the shudder was still there
I hope this isnt the case with yours

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Got a call today that the new clutches are in. Not quite 2 weeks. Have appt. for 8/3 to get them done.
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