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Old 10-07-2012, 06:37 PM   #156
paul21
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Originally Posted by hotleadsingerguy View Post
Oh, and now my car shudders with the TCS on or off. Not in the same way though...because now the shudder is definitely coming from the transmission. Fairly certain the first clutch is ruined. I'm supposed to be called tomorrow to talk about getting the 11-12-13 TSB applied, but now it looks like I'll have to get the clutch(s) replaced along with it.
Let us know if you have any luck getting the clutches replaced or what to tell them to look for to get it done. I'm 99% certain both of mine are toast. The dealer performed the relearn procedure on mine and it helped some, but it still grinds like mad.

It's always exciting to accelerate in the Focus, you never quite know what will happen. My tires have barked from 20 mph before with some nice great clutch drop. Everyday, a new adventure.
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