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Old 03-25-2013, 01:03 PM   #11
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Is it grinding between shifts and at launch? Long drawn out clutch slippage sound, sounds like your dragging a metal garbage can down the road filled with marbles.

If Ford offered me a manual conversion for free, I would take it in a New York Minute...I am holding out some hope that it improves but I am very pessimistic at this point.
rattling most heard at low speed and turning, and delay from shift from 2-3 when i put into sport mode and manually shift. Also for some reason when i step on the gas there is a delay so its hard for me to just switch lane real fast and accelerate.
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The TCM cannot be "reflashed" if there is not an update.
What they probably did was reset the adaptive learning.
Yes that is correct you are right.
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rattling most heard at low speed and turning, and delay from shift from 2-3 when i put into sport mode and manually shift. Also for some reason when i step on the gas there is a delay so its hard for me to just switch lane real fast and accelerate.
Identical to mine, I was told it's "normal" and if I bring it in again in 500 miles, I will be told the same thing. Did you get the 2 page handout?

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=312416
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:08 PM   #14
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Identical to mine, I was told it's "normal" and if I bring it in again in 500 miles, I will be told the same thing. Did you get the 2 page handout?

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=312416
This is my second visit im at 6500 miles i brought it in at about 2000 miles and first visit they gave me that exact handout said wait till about 10000 miles and see if it dissapears... lol... I wonder if there is any class action law suites against this?
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:16 PM   #15
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I wonder if there is any class action law suites against this?
Not as far as I know - I've looked. Actually, I think I saw one in the works for California owners only a few weeks ago, though...

I'll jump on the opportunity if I see it. Maybe I should just contact a lawyer for a class action lawsuit. How hard could it be? I think I want to punish Ford more than I want to get my own car fixed - is that normal?

EDIT: Isn't this thread about a dent in a door?
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This is my second visit im at 6500 miles i brought it in at about 2000 miles and first visit they gave me that exact handout said wait till about 10000 miles and see if it dissapears... lol... I wonder if there is any class action law suites against this?
They tell you 10,000 miles because then you are on average 1 year less on your 5/60 after which they will make it your problem to get corrected and will surely tell you on your service list of things to make a hefty profit from need fixed.

I would say based on the amount of negative experiences with the Powershift, a class action lawsuit will be right around the corner. Not sure the $1 I would get after the lawyers get paid would do me much good, I would just be happy if they corrected the issues.
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EDIT: Isn't this thread about a dent in a door?
Yes, but the dent would never be there if his DCT was working correctly.
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Yes, but the dent would never be there if his DCT was working correctly.
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Yea transmission got me in there. Just venting in the iSsue... Anyone have any good experiences with SoCal ford dealerships recommend any in SoCal? Other then power ford Torrance of course. Lol
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Yea transmission got me in there. Just venting in the iSsue... Anyone have any good experiences with SoCal ford dealerships recommend any in SoCal? Other then power ford Torrance of course. Lol
Hi k1ngkev1n1,

I wanted to touch base with you and see how the door repair is progressing. I can arrange for a follow-up call from your CSM if you'd like; just send me your current mileage and I'll get the ball rolling. If you decide to go to a different dealership, let me know which dealership you'd like to go to now. If you'd prefer, you can call our Customer Relationship Center directly at 1-800-392-3673.

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