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Old 02-04-2013, 06:57 PM   #7
Kabigon
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PowerShift Fuel Efficient Transmission
Your vehicle has been designed to improve fuel economy by reducing
fuel usage while coasting or decelerating. When you take your foot off
the accelerator pedal and the vehicle begins to slow down, the torque
converter clutch locks up and aggressively shuts off fuel flow to the
engine while decelerating. This fuel economy benefit may be perceived
as a light to medium braking sensation when removing your foot from
the accelerator pedal.


I find only one thing wrong with this: The Focus does not have a torque converter.

Other than that, a torque converter would have to lock up to provide engine braking (and thus a sensation of braking) and DFSO.

Undoubtedly the error about the torque converter is a result of copy/paste.
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