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Old 12-04-2012, 03:55 PM   #191
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I gotta admit I'm quite shocked Ford hasn't been sued yet for these transmission from hell.
I really am I mean Huyndai got sued big time a couple of months ago because of false gas milleage advertising and we're talking something like .4/100l.. very little difference.

These cars are worthless now, that we know but can we atleast get something that's drivable or some money back..

I for one was a big Ford fan and I swear I will never buy another ford in my lifetime.
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:59 PM   #192
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Mine has been to the dealer three times now for the transmission. Shifting is getting progressively worse. Odd shift points, random hard shifts, "flairing", and the usual marbles sound. I've had 4 people in my apartment complex tell me "your car is grinding"

Dealer had it for 2 days last week. No issues found. Crazyness!
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:54 PM   #193
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Mine has been to the dealer three times now for the transmission. Shifting is getting progressively worse. Odd shift points, random hard shifts, "flairing", and the usual marbles sound. I've had 4 people in my apartment complex tell me "your car is grinding"

Dealer had it for 2 days last week. No issues found. Crazyness!

I've started to develop the same thing with 6k.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:04 PM   #194
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Escalating cases to the regional customer service manager allows for the scope of a concern to be clearer. Send me a PM any time you want a follow-up call from Scott arranged.


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Why Cory, so I can hear Scott recite the same scripted BS lines I've heard since August of 2011? Ad nauseum? The people in the glass house in Dearborn KNOW there's an issue, and it's taken 18 months to get to the point of being "aware" of it.

No wonder you people average 2 months tenure on this board. It's got to be disheartening to continue to "escalate" people only to have them hear the same story from someone higher. Hell, get me to Alan Mullaly, I don't care...he'll here the same complaint from me that I've told to everyone else. My time should not be spent fixing Ford's engineering problems. Ford should be fixing the problem. They're not.

So what choice am I left with? A competitor. Plain and simple. And letting as many people as I can know my dissatisfaction.

That, my friend, is the cross that Ford must now bear.

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Old 12-04-2012, 10:17 PM   #195
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Oh yeah, I've definitely done the run-around with you guys, first with Noemi, then Thomas, I've spoken to the CSM for my area, she stopped answering my calls and stopped returning my messages, so I gave up. It's time to seek legal action.

On a side note, it's discouraging how much you guys cycle through the people that represent you on the discussion boards. There have been at least four of you in the last nine months. That's almost a new person every two months. That does not leave time to get to know customer's cases and work through with them to the end.

Also I've noticed that once a thread you're in discovers that what you do is pretty much worthless in these cases with the grinding, that you don't come back to the thread or offer any more help than to forward the case to someone who, ultimately, doesn't care.

I'll be surprised if you post in here again Cory, given the track record of the other FordCustomerService folks that have run that account, but hey, maybe you're awesome, I haven't gotten a chance to know you yet.

So welcome to the boards Cory, and good luck.
:-))))LOL. Good point. Why people changing so fast.
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:34 PM   #196
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Why Cory, so I can hear Scott recite the same scripted BS lines I've heard since August of 2011? Ad nauseum? The people in the glass house in Dearborn KNOW there's an issue, and it's taken 18 months to get to the point of being "aware" of it.

No wonder you people average 2 months tenure on this board. It's got to be disheartening to continue to "escalate" people only to have them hear the same story from someone higher. Hell, get me to Alan Mullaly, I don't care...he'll here the same complaint from me that I've told to everyone else. My time should not be spent fixing Ford's engineering problems. Ford should be fixing the problem. They're not.

So what choice am I left with? A competitor. Plain and simple. And letting as many people as I can know my dissatisfaction.

That, my friend, is the cross that Ford must now bear.

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FORD - Fix O Repair Daily, translation.

Look at this, this way.:: they can't fix the problem and they can't recall that many cars at the same time or overtime, that will be dissaster for them.
Trust me there is no fix for that, you can swap clutch and you will be good for 500-1000 miles, then it's all will come back. So, don't sweat, it will be lesson for all us. NOT TO BUY NEW CaR with BUGS in it, better to wait year or two.
I tried ALL, last weekend did some work myself.
I will also recommend for some of you to spray contact grease on those 2 actuators(connectors), this might help, I did on mine. Helped a little.
Rattling noise I think because one set of clutches didn't desingage and other engages. I believe that's everybody's issues.
That's why you always have that noise on ODD to EVEN gear switching.
Horewer my rattling(grinding) little less, shudder though still appears.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:05 AM   #197
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:-))))LOL. Good point. Why people changing so fast.
Fwiw, Crystal seems to have reappeared as the Ford monitor on the Escape-City site. Maybe the reps need a little R & R after hanging out here. On the other hand, with the 1.6L EcoBoost fleet being grounded after catching fire with discouraging regularity, Crystal may wish she were still focused on Focuses...
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registered here just to post my "me too" problem in this forum. Sadly, I noticed the grinding anytime I go from a dead stop into 1st. After that I get random "slips" where it feels like the transmission missed and other times strange surges.

2012 Focus SFE @ 6,500 miles. (noise didn't go away after any suggest break in)
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Old 12-05-2012, 01:56 PM   #199
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registered here just to post my "me too" problem in this forum. Sadly, I noticed the grinding anytime I go from a dead stop into 1st. After that I get random "slips" where it feels like the transmission missed and other times strange surges.

2012 Focus SFE @ 6,500 miles. (noise didn't go away after any suggest break in)
Welcome to the hell of the focus dct.
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Old 12-05-2012, 02:47 PM   #200
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Well, I spoke with regional manager and have an appointment on dec 17 with a different dealership.

I'll keep everyone informed of any changes am how that goes.
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Thanks for the update; please keep me in the loop.

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Mine has been to the dealer three times now for the transmission. Shifting is getting progressively worse...
I see Bart is scheduled to follow-up with you, 04SVTF303; let me know via PM if you want him to call sooner.

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I've started to develop the same thing with 6k.
NCFocus12,

I’m here to help by escalating this up to your regional CSM. Please send me a PM with your mileage, best daytime phone number, full name, VIN, and dealer name/state.

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Why Cory, so I can hear Scott recite the same scripted BS lines I've heard since August of 2011?...
I know Scott is helping as much as he can, BadgerChad. Did the refund you’re owed get taken care of? Drop me a line if it wasn’t.

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:-))))LOL. Good point. Why people changing so fast.
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...That's why you always have that noise on ODD to EVEN gear switching. Horewer my rattling(grinding) little less, shudder though still appears.
Ysteven,

We like to keep things fresh. Has the concern worsened since the last time you spoke with Corey? Please PM me the details.

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Fwiw, Crystal seems to have reappeared as the Ford monitor on the Escape-City site...
Yes, dan50; she’s still on the team. She just moved over to other forums.

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registered here just to post my "me too" problem in this forum...
rblaes_99,

Welcome to the boards! Please see my reply above for the information I need to lend a hand.

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