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Old 02-15-2013, 10:42 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by mark3inline View Post
Since this type of trans/engine management has been used in F1 for what the last 15 years.
F1 cars use a dual clutch transmission similar in operation to that of the Focus (and not a single clutch sequential transmission)?
Are you sure?

Originally Posted by mark3inline View Post
With drive by wire throttle, the ecu controls everything, air, fuel, ignition, clutch, and shifting.
That's not how it works in the Focus. There is a separate PCM and TCM.

Originally Posted by mark3inline View Post
I undestand this isn't a million dollar control system but, Europe has been using this in the Focus two years before released here, didn't they learn anything from that ?
The first (and only other) application of the Focus DCT was in the Fiesta.
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