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01-06-2015 10:38 AM
Originally Posted by edwardo View Post
2010 focus when cold tranny takes along time to shiftafter warmed upnever changed tranny fluid 72000 miles
Maybe change the fluid, bright-eyes.
01-05-2015 07:55 PM
tranny takes long time to shift when cold

2010 focus when cold tranny takes along time to shiftafter warmed upnever changed tranny fluid 72000 miles
08-12-2013 12:03 AM
2010 Focus trans noise

Automatic, 55k miles, clean, new trans fluid. Trans makes a whine or growling sound at various speeds and immediately stops when I back off the throttle. Only in 4th gear. Starts up again when power is applied. Note-- do NOT need to be accelerating. Constant speed brings it out, too.

Has been going on for 40k + miles. Delayed getting it in to a dealer because of the hassle we had with my son's 2010 Focus SES, where we had to do the dealership's diagnosing for them.

12-09-2012 10:31 PM
ranger97 sorry. here are the links for dogone
12-09-2012 10:18 PM
ranger97 Here is the best I could get for what I'm hearing while driving. Shifting at lower rpm, you can hear the rumble between gears. Normal or problem?

Photos of my dogbone. Opinions on condition of bushings?

12-09-2012 04:27 PM
ranger97 I'll let you know what they add for 2008 - 2011 when it gets here. I wanted to be as up to date on the battery area and transmission mount as I could, though. Not liking Ford's design too much at the moment.
12-09-2012 02:28 AM
mac.mogul Hey wow, the 2011 edition is out! I wonder how much they actually changed...
12-08-2012 11:27 PM
ranger97 Found 2000 - 2011 focus Haynes Manual on amazon.
12-06-2012 12:49 PM
ranger97 Thanks, macmogul. Warranty, yes powertrain still left. The mileage right now is 41500
12-06-2012 12:47 PM
ranger97 Yes, I'm going to get the Haynes manual. I didn't find the heat shield to be loose as far as I could tell. The passenger mount seems to be ok. Could not really tell about the drivers side mount. I tried to take some photos of the bushings in the dogbone. At first I thought the forward bushing looked pinched in there, but not sure. Is there a way to upload photos besides using a url or how do I use the url.
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