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03-27-2015 08:20 PM
Arco-Zakus
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Originally Posted by PratoN View Post
Sounds like a problematic transmission control module. There are known problems with them and Ford has extended the warranty to 10yr/150k miles. I would definitely go to the dealer for a problem like that.

You might also require a new clutch kit to cure the shuddering problem. Best of luck.
Also, anyone who has not yet checked the wiring harness addressed by "TSB 14-0215 Chafing of Wiring Harness" should do so immediately. When I looked closely at mine I could not imagine how anyone with an IQ of 50 or better could design or assemble it that way and not see that it would be a problem. The harness is pulled tight with no slack right accross a sharp protrusion that looks like it could have been designed to cut into the wires.

I don't know whether the symptoms the OP is experiencing might be caused by wiring problems, but they should be eliminated as a possibility before chasing after other possibilities.
03-27-2015 06:47 PM
FordService
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Originally Posted by shane_99ta View Post
I have not. Hope to schedule it for early next week!
Thanks!
When you schedule it, give me a heads up, along with your mileage. I can check out some options. :)

Meagan
03-27-2015 03:18 PM
shane_99ta
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Originally Posted by FordService View Post
Were you able to set up an appointment with your dealer, shane_99ta?

Please let me know, along with your mileage, and I'll see how to best assist.

Meagan
I have not. Hope to schedule it for early next week!
Thanks!
03-27-2015 11:46 AM
FordService
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Originally Posted by shane_99ta View Post
Calling my dealer today for service. Transmission has been shuddering sporadically under light acceleration with load (passengers, or AC running).

Then, yesterday, it started acting like it was doing a downshift for 2 or 3 seconds before reluctantly upshifting. Wouldn't let me select "S"port mode to do it myself either. Did this at 3 or 4 stoplights in a row. When I finally got to a place to pull over and turn it off, it went away after the restart... :(
Were you able to set up an appointment with your dealer, shane_99ta?

Please let me know, along with your mileage, and I'll see how to best assist.

Meagan
03-26-2015 02:52 PM
flingwing1969 That is very similar to an issue I had. I took it in and the dealer ended up replacing the clutch pack.
03-26-2015 10:58 AM
PratoN
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Originally Posted by shane_99ta View Post
Then, yesterday, it started acting like it was doing a downshift for 2 or 3 seconds before reluctantly upshifting. Wouldn't let me select "S"port mode to do it myself either. Did this at 3 or 4 stoplights in a row. When I finally got to a place to pull over and turn it off, it went away after the restart... :(
Sounds like a problematic transmission control module. There are known problems with them and Ford has extended the warranty to 10yr/150k miles. I would definitely go to the dealer for a problem like that.

You might also require a new clutch kit to cure the shuddering problem. Best of luck.
03-26-2015 09:27 AM
shane_99ta Calling my dealer today for service. Transmission has been shuddering sporadically under light acceleration with load (passengers, or AC running).

Then, yesterday, it started acting like it was doing a downshift for 2 or 3 seconds before reluctantly upshifting. Wouldn't let me select "S"port mode to do it myself either. Did this at 3 or 4 stoplights in a row. When I finally got to a place to pull over and turn it off, it went away after the restart... :(
03-24-2015 10:43 AM
FordService
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Originally Posted by Rpiper66 View Post
Hi Meagan, I don't have an appointment yet but will be visiting the dealer this week to start the process for a refund for a TCM that I paid to have replaced. According to Program 14M02, I should receive a refund.
Thanks for the follow-up! :)

Meagan
03-23-2015 06:10 PM
Rpiper66 Hi Meagan, I don't have an appointment yet but will be visiting the dealer this week to start the process for a refund for a TCM that I paid to have replaced. According to Program 14M02, I should receive a refund.
03-23-2015 02:44 PM
FordService
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Originally Posted by Specialstech View Post
...My wife's Titanium shakes and shudders when rolling along at 30-35 mph and you try to accelerate, say when making a lane change that requires a quick burst or acceleration from a stop. I have tried to analyze this trouble and here is what I have noticed: when the outside temp is colder ( 50 degrees and below) the drive is close to normal. When the outside temp is 70 and above, or, the car has been on the highway, city driving is problematic. I've tried using the accelerator the same as I would on a real manual with inconsistent results. When the car is rolling along with gentle accelerator, the clutches should be fully engaged, so why does the car shudder and shake in first or second gear. These symptoms didn't appear for the first 5k, so, did the car "learn" to behave incorrectly? I would think it would drive abnormally at first and get better after the "learning period", but, the reverse seems to have occurred on my car...
How's your wife's Titanium been since your post? I recommend heading to your dealer, if you haven't already. Once you have an appointment set up, please send me a private message with your VIN, mileage, best daytime phone, full name, and dealer name/location.

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TCM replaced on my own dime about 20,000 miles ago. Now during low speeds, 5-20 moh, whining/whistling sounds coming from transmission. Momentarily stops between shifts so I'm pretty sure it's trans related. Kinda sounds like a supercharger...
Anyone else?
Have you had a chance to visit your dealer? The only whistling you should hear is people admiring your ride. ;) Please let me know if you have an appointment set up, along with your mileage, and I'll see how to best assist.

Meagan
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