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Old 06-17-2012, 10:42 AM   #1258
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Hey Guys I got a used 2012 Ford Focus which I bought last week. Manufacture date is June 2011

When I was test driving it, I didn't notice a shudder in the tranny. However yesterday when I was stuck in a traffic jam where we were barely moving, I noticed a shuddering issue in how it shifts.

I guess I shouldn't assume that a used car had the update done.

I will try to bring the car in for service to update the firmware. Once I get it scheduled, I'll try to report back on the results.
see if it chatters in gears 3 and 5 when it chatters in 1st, if you may accelerate in a break in traffic. Will point to the clutch, if it does.

Anyway, it should be looked at to see if there's an issue, for sure.
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