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Old 01-13-2013, 10:28 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by slybarman View Post
The only time I find the DCT unsatisfactory is in bumper-to-bumper traffic <5 mph. It is not smooth enough in this realm.
It is a manual transmission, and I think Ford made it too smooth in this realm. Way too much slippage on the clutch pack, bound to kill longevity/service life of the clutch pack. The previous software was much better/less smooth, more like a real manual, in this realm, which is why Ford needs to offer the consumer choices in software for the DCT and get away from trying to make one size/software fit all.
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