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Old 12-30-2012, 09:29 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by nekoashide View Post
I picked up a 2012 yesterday and put about 150mi on it just driving around and having fun but i noticed that sometime when i have to floor it to merge onto the highway it it shifts pretty hard only sometime. That and when i accelerate from a stop the shifts are sometimes harder and sometimes softer.

I thought about asking this in general but i figured i would start here. Is anyone else experiencing problems? I know it's a dry clutch but i wanted to hear other peoples experience.
My 2012 SEL still has shifting problems after 15K miles and one software update. I had another Ford, the 2003 Mazda 6 that also had terrrible shifting. I wonder if the Focus has another JATCO transmission accompanied similar terrible programming?
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