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Old 08-04-2011, 10:57 AM   #68
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Originally Posted by hammy627 View Post
If the tranny won't downshift at high engine revolutions, you can shift it manually by instantly lifting off the gas and then restoring power. I do this for "dead spots" as well.

Take the car to your dealer, as Natasha recommended. Talk to the service department head for driving tips while your car is being evaluated by a mechanic. Try my tip as well. You'll be surprised how easy it is to make the car shift with the gas pedal.
I 100% agree. I am use to diving a stick. ( I race a Mustang) Now I learned how to drive a dual clutch. It is different than an automatic and different than a stick. I think people have to learn to drive the Focus. Ford should offer classes on it as well as classes on the MyFordTouch. From what I read in Automotive News, the classes for MyFordTouch are coming .. I think classes for dual clutch cars should be next.
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