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12-21-2015 04:03 PM
lonleyboy54 Yes lol One long, and 2 short Middle one short?
12-21-2015 02:41 PM
scoobyvoodoo Yes it plausible for sure. Not trying to be condescending or anything by asking but...are you sure your replaced the correct one?
12-21-2015 02:30 PM
04 focus, 2.0 DOC Changed "A" solenoid?

I changed "A" solenoid, because I got Code P0750, and it was shifting slow. NOW it will not go into 3rd. It just reves, like it was put into neutral. Could I have gotten a bad Solenoid? (Auto Zone)
12-21-2015 02:26 PM
lonleyboy54 My 04 2.0 DOC, is giving me a problem. I changed "A" because it was slow shifting into 2nd,Code P0750 came up so I changed "A", Now it does not shift into 3rd. It just reves ,like it was put into neutral? Could it be a "bad" solenoid?
11-29-2015 09:36 PM
amc49 ....................
09-22-2015 09:10 PM
ELCouz I got a P0972 - Shift Solenoid A Control Circuit Range/Performance error code.

Couldn't find any information on focus fanatics about P0972.

I guess I need to replace Solenoid A but I want to be sure since this code never showed up on the whole forum!

Symptoms: Flashing O/D, harsh neutral to first gear (D) or reverse

EDIT: wife 2007 MK1.5 70K miles 4spd auto 2.0L
08-17-2015 10:55 PM
ctoddfly Sorry, but I don't see the answer here. If I remove the Solenoid A, is there a way to test it, perhaps with a multi meter?
08-15-2015 08:55 AM
Tiger-Heli Best to start a new thread - this is MAINLY for the solenoid packs in the Gen 1 and Gen II Focus ATX.

The Gen III has a DCT (Dual clutch transmission) - basically an electronically shifted manual transmission.

Plenty of info on it in the Gen III forum and the warranty on (parts of) it has been extended, so your dealer service department should be working with you to make it right.

BTW - it typicallly isn't clutch re-setting or adjusting, it is usually clutch pack replacement or TCM (transmission control module) replacement.
08-14-2015 03:26 AM
Lee Nedirof I have a 2014 Ford. Focus Hatchback. I have trouble with the Transmission Problems and was told that the car has a automatic and a standard transmission? This car is not a good car or even a safe car to drive. I never know when it's going to decide not to change gears while driving it, it shudders and hesitates when I take off from a sitting positions. The only thing the dealer service department can tell me is the clutch needs resetting or adjusting when I feel the car not shifting.
07-06-2015 09:10 AM
amc49 At 183,000 miles the odds are that anything wrong there will be from wear rather than electrical..............several places for that to happen at high miles on these.
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