Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - Reply to Topic
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Third Generation > MK3 Focus > 2012 Bizarre reluctant shifting

MK3 Focus The place to chat about general questions, window tinting, exterior body, interior and lighting upgrades for the third generation 2012-Current Focus.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Thread: 2012 Bizarre reluctant shifting Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
11-28-2012 03:57 PM
TehMark
Quote:
Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
Actually if its since August 2012 there has not been a single update as the last one was in march/april, but it depends on when the car was built. 12B37 was the last TSB for software updates and althought there is claimed to be a difference between the first flash and some of the later versions it doesn't appear to have been fundamentally different as far as I can tell from people's reports of it.
I read that as 2011, oops

Quote:
Originally Posted by terpsnation View Post
Is there any way to check which software your car is running? I purchased my '12 used, and am unsure if it received any of these updates.
I think you can see the version by entering the diagnostic mode but i'm unsure of what the number should be.
Diagnostic mode: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41zHLPyE-eY

Here is the 12B37 thread. Maybe something useful in that http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=286870
11-28-2012 03:12 PM
terpsnation
Quote:
Originally Posted by TehMark View Post
There have been a few software updates to the transmission since your join date so the dealer may have a fix for you waiting. I haven't personally experienced your issue however.
Is there any way to check which software your car is running? I purchased my '12 used, and am unsure if it received any of these updates.
11-28-2012 01:53 PM
suss6052
Quote:
Originally Posted by TehMark View Post
There have been a few software updates to the transmission since your join date so the dealer may have a fix for you waiting. I haven't personally experienced your issue however.
Actually if its since August 2012 there has not been a single update as the last one was in march/april, but it depends on when the car was built. 12B37 was the last TSB for software updates and althought there is claimed to be a difference between the first flash and some of the later versions it doesn't appear to have been fundamentally different as far as I can tell from people's reports of it.
11-28-2012 01:53 PM
TehMark
Quote:
Originally Posted by Krizayjm View Post
i got a letter in the mail a few months ago i think the update was 12b37 and thats the latest that i have. i think thats still the latest isnt it.
To the best of my knowledge that is the newest still. darn
11-28-2012 01:50 PM
Krizayjm i got a letter in the mail a few months ago i think the update was 12b37 and thats the latest that i have. i think thats still the latest isnt it.
11-28-2012 01:43 PM
TehMark There have been a few software updates to the transmission since your join date so the dealer may have a fix for you waiting. I haven't personally experienced your issue however.
11-28-2012 01:14 PM
Krizayjm
2012 Bizarre reluctant shifting

2012 focus SE with DTC with 18,000miles. took my car through a BP car wash the other day (too cold to do it myself, was only 39 degrees out) pulled out of the wash on to the road and as i accelerated it didnt shift rpm's were up to 5- 5.5k in first gear and took 8-10 seconds before it JERKED/ LURCHED into the next gear and did this through every gear. limped the car home luckily was only 1.5 miles away. let it sit for a few hrs before trying to drive it again. so i go to start the car and NOTHING... not a sound. tried again and started just fine. put the car in reverse let off the brake and took the car like 3-5 seconds to realize it was in gear before rolling backwards. drove the car around and was shifting through the gears fine again and has ever since. ill be scheduling an appt with the dealer for transmisssion grinding every time it shifts into 2nd and 4th gear and ill mention this issue to them as well. Anyone have ANY clue what could cause this? or have the same issue?

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:52 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat