Originally Posted by gpinnell
Welcome to the Ford Focus transmission. Been dealing with this problem for about a year now. Transmission computer has been reset once, recalled once and goes in for its final chance next week. Transmission slipping and shuddering in 1st and 2nd gear and when shifting around corners grinds. If no relief on this trip in the car goes. Best of luck!
I'd like to get your regional customer service manager involved. Send me a PM with your VIN, estimated mileage, preferred servicing dealer, full name, and daytime phone number; I'll escalate your case and get the ball rolling.