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Old 11-07-2012, 08:57 AM   #1
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Complete Work Order that fixed my DCT problems in my 2012

Before taking the vehicle in I was experiencing:

- Shuddering between 1st-2nd shift
- Rattleing in transmission and general post 2nd gear shift sounded like rocks rolling around the tranny.
- Car shuddering bad when going up slight inclines






All issues are now gone. Hope this helps others in their dealings with their dealership.


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Old 11-07-2012, 09:08 AM   #2
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I'm taking mine in at 10am (about 45 mins), for the third time, for the shudder on takeoff, and now a grinding in 1-2, and 2-3 (which sounds like rocks rattling around). I am expecting another "this is normal behavior" response.

Everything you described above the work order there, is EXACTLY what mine is experiencing.

I'm printing this out and taking it in with me.
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:11 AM   #3
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I'm taking mine in today, for the third time, for the shudder on takeoff, and now a grinding in 1-2, and 2-3. I am expecting another "this is normal behavior" response.
Good luck man. Maybe take it to another dealer?
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:22 AM   #4
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I'd be very interested to know if these bad seals affected a range of build dates, or if they're all defective.
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Good luck man. Maybe take it to another dealer?
This is the second dealer I've had it to (didn't buy from this one). IDK if your work order will help at all, but all they did last time was look for external leaks, found nothing and called it good. I'm hoping seeing 'Bad Clutch' on your work order will cause them to look at something else beyond leaky fluid.
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I'd be very interested to know if these bad seals affected a range of build dates, or if they're all defective.
Well, assuming that's what mine is as well, mine was built in Aug/2011
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Well, assuming that's what mine is as well, mine was built in Aug/2011
Where can I find this info? To toss my name into the hat.
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Thanks so much for posting this information!
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Where can I find this info? To toss my name into the hat.
Pop your VIN in here and pull up your window sticker:

http://researchmaniacs.com/VIN-Numbe...cker/Ford.html

At the bottom you will see a number that looks like this:

1201107291421

The underlined part is your build date yy/mm/dd
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:47 AM   #10
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Awesome my build date is


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