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Today 03:42 PM
FordService
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Originally Posted by jhutch View Post
WhIle I have been waiting over a month for a new clutch, my trans makes a squeaking noise when I roll from a stop in idle. I also have the grinding happening a lot going in to second gear.
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Yesterday 03:21 PM
jhutch WhIle I have been waiting over a month for a new clutch, my trans makes a squeaking noise when I roll from a stop in idle. I also have the grinding happening a lot going in to second gear.
Yesterday 03:09 PM
jhutch WhIle I have been waiting over a month for a new clutch, my trans makes a squeaking noise when I roll from a stop in idle. I also have the grinding happening a lot going in to second gear.
06-02-2014 06:42 PM
jonreyna --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Everyone needs to file a complain with the NHTSA If we want to get this issue resolved.

http://www.safercar.gov/Vehicle+Owners

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchSafetyIssues
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06-02-2014 03:26 PM
slybarman Personally, I am not yet convinced the current TSB represents a real fix. The reason I say that is at least some 2014s seems to be experiencing the same issues and already have the updated seals and clutch packs. So . . . . what gives?
06-02-2014 03:19 PM
danbfree For anyone that felt misled about the transmission itself and do not want any quirks at all, then you have my sympathy for being misled, that is NOT right... However, the latest TSB (14-0047) that came out in mid-March really does seem to address the problem by replacing the seals (which were leaking fluid on to the dry clutch) and replacing the clutch packs as well, if needed. Any car built before 6/15/13 and has clutch slippage above 250 RPM will get new automatically, others, cleaned.

So what looks like is possibly a very real solution is out there now. Mine was done 2500 miles ago and seems to be great now. I didn't even have much shudder, but got complete and sudden loss of power going uphill but they still got over 250 RPM of shudder in testing and gave me a complete repair. The parts were in stock and it was all done within 48 hours with a free loaner car.
05-24-2014 09:37 AM
Sprint
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Originally Posted by mjb457 View Post
Why doesn't Ford just come out with a 10 year 150k mile warranty on the powertrain..to relax everybody & bring back confidence in the DCT ??

+1 - boggles my mind why they don't. Hopefully it will be a "silent" warranty. My clutches were replaced a year ago on my 2012. So far so good. I have to keep this car to the 10 year mark. If the clutches fail again, I'll be looking for a replacement under warranty given the very obvious design
flaws in this transmission.
04-30-2014 07:39 PM
unhappyforddriver
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I am amazed that you posted you don't care about a warranty---- if Ford were forced to extend the warranty---they don't want to perform fixes on every car they would actually make it better---with out a warranty when it's over and trans still acts up- -quess who is paying? Being embarrassed doesn't pay the repair bill---only financial pressure like longer warranties that require the company to make a fix ---that effects their bottom line financially----just my opinion---- If I were embarrassed I'd sell or trade it....
I don't plan on having this car to 100,000 miles so that's why I don't personally care about the warranty. I just want to be able to enjoy my car while I can.

If my plans for this car were long term than id absolutely care about an extended warranty and hope that if that solution is given out to someone with this problem it makes them feel better about the issue but it does
Nothing for me!
04-30-2014 06:44 PM
mjb457 I surrender---
04-30-2014 04:52 PM
unhappyforddriver
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Originally Posted by mjb457 View Post
Why doesn't Ford just come out with a 10 year 150k mile warranty on the powertrain..to relax everybody & bring back confidence in the DCT ??
I honestly don't care about the warranty, I just want my car to drive properly and not be embarrassed if friends ride in the car with me!
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