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Yesterday 08:58 PM
wolfman2013 I just got my 2013 Focus back from the dealer today. New clutch (version F) and seals installed. It shifts great. However is there break in period for these clutches that anyone knows about? Maybe to smooth out the clutch plates?

When I am coming to a stop (windows up), I heard a screeching sound (sounds like when your break pads are worn down only higher pitched). It did not make this sound every time. It also does it when you first take off but for little longer until it shifts gears and the noise stops. When I pulled slowly into my garage, I rolled the window down and listened. It is really a loud screeching sound. Then I backed out of the garage but it did not make this sound in reverse. Like to hear if anyone else noticed this with the new clutches.
Yesterday 11:24 AM
FordService
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PM sent (I think, but my outbox still shows 0 messages sent?).

Just got an update from the dealer - this round it appears to be the TCM. I'll be updating in the TCM thread from now on.
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I've also sent a pm and my sent folder says empty.
I have messages from both of you. Some forums show sent folders as empty until the message is read, but I'm not completely certain that happens every time on this forum.

Meagan
Yesterday 10:53 AM
aaron.b
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Hi guys,

I want to look into this a bit further. Can you please let me know your current mileage and the date of the last dealer visit for this?



Thank you!

Meagan
I've also sent a pm and my sent folder says empty.
Yesterday 10:34 AM
FordServiceCA
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Thanks. Dealer has been good. Hands tied by Ford.. I'll wait till spring summer.. Between cold weather icy slushy roads it's pretty hard to replicate. I'm pretty sure it will act up when hot.
Alright, TKG26. Sounds like a plan! Keep me posted if any other questions or concerns come up in the meantime; I'm here for you , my friend. :)

Nikki
Ford Service CA
01-27-2015 03:17 PM
Dynamech PM sent (I think, but my outbox still shows 0 messages sent?).

Just got an update from the dealer - this round it appears to be the TCM. I'll be updating in the TCM thread from now on.
01-27-2015 12:17 PM
FordService
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Originally Posted by Dynamech View Post
My car has lost power while at highway speeds twice now and once on railroad tracks! I'm taking it into the dealer tomorrow. I've been trying to research but I'm honestly overwhelmed by the amount of "similar-but-not-quite" issues that are out there. What should I expect and what kind of advice can you offer? I'm going to ask them to write down whatever dtc codes pop up. I've attached the only items that show up for recalls when I log into my ford owner account but I also know that I've received other TSB's and notices by mail that I'll have to dig through my records and see if I can find tonight.
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Hopefully you can get the dealer to replicate the symptoms. Mine can't in my car and I'm convinced the dct warranty past 100,000 miles expiring at the end of this month was planned for cold months. If the temps were up my car would be almost undriveable in city conditions.
Hi guys,

I want to look into this a bit further. Can you please let me know your current mileage and the date of the last dealer visit for this?

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Originally Posted by mr_cassandra View Post
aaaron & dynamech, if you can't get help from the dealer, try to seek out Meagan the Ford rep here. She has worked tirelessly to escalate more cases than I can remember.
Thank you!

Meagan
01-26-2015 08:58 PM
boombots My dealer did not have to replicate symptoms. Mine only did bad things after long drives (hrs) or miles of stop and go. They ran some diagnostics and timed the shifts and said it needed clutches just from that. Also took it apart and did the rear main seal too...
01-26-2015 07:15 PM
Dynamech Thanks for the advice guys. I'm now thinking this is probably more closely related to the TCM issue. I found the paperwork talking about warranty extension for the seals but I'm trying to locate the details for the emission defect warranty.

continuing my posts on the TCM thread...
01-26-2015 03:26 PM
mr_cassandra
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Originally Posted by aaron.b View Post
Hopefully you can get the dealer to replicate the symptoms. Mine can't in my car and I'm convinced the dct warranty past 100,000 miles expiring at the end of this month was planned for cold months. If the temps were up my car would be almost undriveable in city conditions.
aaaron & dynamech, if you can't get help from the dealer, try to seek out Meagan the Ford rep here. She has worked tirelessly to escalate more cases than I can remember.
01-26-2015 03:11 PM
aaron.b
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Originally Posted by Dynamech View Post
My car has lost power while at highway speeds twice now and once on railroad tracks! I'm taking it into the dealer tomorrow. I've been trying to research but I'm honestly overwhelmed by the amount of "similar-but-not-quite" issues that are out there. What should I expect and what kind of advice can you offer? I'm going to ask them to write down whatever dtc codes pop up. I've attached the only items that show up for recalls when I log into my ford owner account but I also know that I've received other TSB's and notices by mail that I'll have to dig through my records and see if I can find tonight.
Hopefully you can get the dealer to replicate the symptoms. Mine can't in my car and I'm convinced the dct warranty past 100,000 miles expiring at the end of this month was planned for cold months. If the temps were up my car would be almost undriveable in city conditions.
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