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01-18-2013 02:03 PM
PratoN
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Originally Posted by chief901 View Post
The work order show it to be "D".
Thank God it works with newer versions!
01-18-2013 01:53 PM
chief901
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Originally Posted by PratoN View Post
Which transmission assembly did they put in your car? Looking on fordparts.com - they have revisions B through F! Of course, mine is a B. lol

If I eventually need to get a replacement, is the F revision compatible with my car? Because it doesn't say superseded and when I put in my VIN, it tells me to buy a "B" revision. I don't want the dealership to put in another faulty transmission if they didn't rework all of the B revision cases...
The work order show it to be "D".
01-18-2013 12:22 PM
PratoN
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The case was causing the input shaft bearing to bind, and was revised after June 2011, mine was built 4/28/2011. Yes the first clutch was fried, they replaced the clutch pack and actuators, and then they put in another clutch assembly when they replaced the transmission.

Right now it drives like new, and is in the adaptive learning mode. I need to put some miles on it to be totally satisfied.
Which transmission assembly did they put in your car? Looking on fordparts.com - they have revisions B through F! Of course, mine is a B. lol

If I eventually need to get a replacement, is the F revision compatible with my car? Because it doesn't say superseded and when I put in my VIN, it tells me to buy a "B" revision. I don't want the dealership to put in another faulty transmission if they didn't rework all of the B revision cases...
01-18-2013 11:53 AM
chief901
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Originally Posted by PratoN View Post
Oh no!

The service rep (allegedly) said he told my dealer to check my bell housing through the starter to check for oil, but the dealer never actually told me if they did anything. He just said the transmission tech said "couldn't replicate" the problem.

So, I don't know if they even checked, but if I don't have oil - this could be my issue and also why the clutch slippage gets worse after extended driving if that bearing is binding and heating up!
Mine would heat up in as little as 10 highway miles, or numerous start/stop in heavy traffic. One time in the middle of Austin, Tx. on I-35 it totally slipped after a hard shudder start. I managed to finally get it rolling using the S-mode and 2nd gear. Heat was the major factor.
01-18-2013 11:42 AM
PratoN
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Causing the clutch to overheat and fail. This failure was the cause of the shudder & slippage.
Oh no!

The service rep (allegedly) said he told my dealer to check my bell housing through the starter to check for oil, but the dealer never actually told me if they did anything. He just said the transmission tech said "couldn't replicate" the problem.

So, I don't know if they even checked, but if I don't have oil - this could be my issue and also why the clutch slippage gets worse after extended driving if that bearing is binding and heating up!
01-18-2013 11:15 AM
chief901
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Does that mean my car will give me trouble until I die?

EDIT: Was the binding causing the clutch to fail - or were they just having trouble getting it out?
Causing the clutch to overheat and fail. This failure was the cause of the shudder & slippage.
01-18-2013 10:08 AM
FordService
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Originally Posted by chief901 View Post
...It drives like new, but then it does have new clutch, transmission and shift motors.

It is good to have it back.
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In response to the OP, that is exactly what the dealer did to mine. Got it back yesterday and no more shuddering or rattling/grinding noise. The dealer was awesome too...
chief901 & wkumtrider,

Iím really glad to see your dealers took care of you.

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Does that mean my car will give me trouble until I die?
I have your contact info from before, PratoN. Please donít hesitate to get a hold of me when youíre ready to take your ride to the dealer.

Cory
01-18-2013 09:27 AM
PratoN
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The case was causing the input shaft bearing to bind, and was revised after June 2011
Does that mean my car will give me trouble until I die?

EDIT: Was the binding causing the clutch to fail - or were they just having trouble getting it out?
01-17-2013 05:10 PM
chief901
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Originally Posted by Kabigon View Post
If I understand correctly, you are saying that the transmission case itself was revised. Is that correct?

Were the (fried) clutches replaced previously?
What is the build date of your car?

Thanks.
The case was causing the input shaft bearing to bind, and was revised after June 2011, mine was built 4/28/2011. Yes the first clutch was fried, they replaced the clutch pack and actuators, and then they put in another clutch assembly when they replaced the transmission.

Right now it drives like new, and is in the adaptive learning mode. I need to put some miles on it to be totally satisfied.
01-17-2013 04:49 PM
Kabigon
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The transmission was rebuilt because they were trying to get the input shaft out of a bind. The early builds 4/11 apparently had a transmission case that put the input shaft bearing in a bind. I believe Ford knew it, but after three times of failure they authorized a new transmission.

The seals leaked on the orginal transmission, not after the rebuilds.
If I understand correctly, you are saying that the transmission case itself was revised. Is that correct?

Were the (fried) clutches replaced previously?
What is the build date of your car?

Thanks.
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