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Old 01-23-2013, 12:41 PM   #1841
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...I DO hope that this fixes it for you and the clunk does not return...
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...that was the only other thing that sounds like that...
I want to know if either of you are having this concern, guys. If so, I can forward the details to your regional customer service manager. Donít hesitate to PM me with your VIN, full name, phone number, approximate mileage, and dealer name/state.

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...I should ALso add: If I can get the noise to occur, it's almost always when I'm slowing for a stop below 5mph braking...
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...It's too hard for me to believe that a problem this blatantly loud could go on for this long with no permanent fix...
Dysan911 & dyn085,

I havenít received your ridesí information for me to escalate yet. So I can do this, please PM me the above details.

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Yes it very well could be the mounts at least on my car. I am making them scrutinize them on thursday
Iím confident your dealer will take care of you, Lipshurt.

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...because I have the same sound produced when I almost stall...
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I recommend calling Ford Canada 1-800-565-3673 so one of the great agents there can help out.

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Yes. The customer service reps will tell you that it's important to them that your car is fixed...
Iíve sent a reply to your last PM, Strix.

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Old 01-23-2013, 02:17 PM   #1842
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Given what seems to be literally HUNDREDS of PM'ed VINS that were sent to Ford CS and escalated up the line, and forwarded to the appropriate levels of troubleshooting .... can you tell me why we've not heard of ONE SINGLE INSTANCE WHERE THE PROBLEM HAS BEEN RESOLVED?

Most people have just been blown off at a higher level .... so all your good intentions, Cory, have produced NOT ONE FIXED CAR.

How do you explain that?

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Old 01-23-2013, 03:28 PM   #1843
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Here's my take on it ... and it's why I got out when I did.

Ford knows what causes the issue.

The problem is .... it's either so deep into the car .... or so expensive to fix .... that they're willing to screw people in order not to fix it. They may fix it in a subsequent year's production, but they're NOT going to fix these current cars. They've done the math.

I'm guessing it's a unibody issue that can only be gotten to by disassembling almost the entire car ... front end .... engine and trans .... body parts .... and interior. Seriously .... does ANYTHING ELSE MAKE SENSE?

It's simply not believable that Ford can't isolate this problem after a year and a half.

Believe me ... THEY KNOW.

We've been hung out to dry ..... you best learn to live with a clunking and creaking car , because they're NEVER going to fix it.

As the previous post mentioned ..... if they wanted to find it and fix it .... they could do it in less than a week using the procedure above.

I won't live with a creaking and clunking car.

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Given what seems to be literally HUNDREDS of PM'ed VINS that were sent to Ford CS and escalated up the line, and forwarded to the appropriate levels of troubleshooting .... can you tell me why we've not heard of ONE SINGLE INSTANCE WHERE THE PROBLEM HAS BEEN RESOLVED?

Most people have just been blown off at a higher level .... so all your good intentions, Cory, have produced NOT ONE FIXED CAR.

How do you explain that?

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All WAY too true, WHERE THE HELL IS OUR FIX????? /i love the car and have pretty much started to ignore the sound, and will def not be dumping the car for another, as i said I love the car, just want it fixed
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Old 01-23-2013, 05:38 PM   #1844
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Given what seems to be literally HUNDREDS of PM'ed VINS that were sent to Ford CS and escalated up the line, and forwarded to the appropriate levels of troubleshooting .... can you tell me why we've not heard of ONE SINGLE INSTANCE WHERE THE PROBLEM HAS BEEN RESOLVED?

Most people have just been blown off at a higher level .... so all your good intentions, Cory, have produced NOT ONE FIXED CAR.

How do you explain that?

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The social media thing is starting to get under your skin I see..
Seems all too "robotic" now doesn't it?
Join the club.

Every one of these Ford Reps, and they've shuffled a few through here now;
everyone one is simply a 21st century
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If anyone hasn't figured that out by now, or is expecting something
concrete or (God forbid) technical from these operatives, well, with all due politeness and respect -
You've got your head buried in the sand and lack common sense!
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If anyone hasn't figured that out by now, or is expecting something
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You've got your head buried in the sand and lack common sense!
Duh ....

I think we all realize it's just a rite of passage for new-hires at Ford.

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All WAY too true, WHERE THE HELL IS OUR FIX????? /i love the car and have pretty much started to ignore the sound, and will def not be dumping the car for another, as i said I love the car, just want it fixed
Hopefully the parts I sent you offer an improvement.
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Got a nice BIG box of suspension parts today :). Thanx agin brother
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My custom-cut box held together alright?
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