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Old 03-15-2012, 03:42 PM   #781
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Noemi, thanks for the offer. How about a swap: just transplant bsp_51's DCT into my car. Seems like a reasonable solution to me. Heck, I'll even drive to the transplant site!
LOL ... sheer genius! In June, I'll be visiting a friend in Virginia, I think he has a Ford dealer in his town.
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Old 03-15-2012, 04:28 PM   #782
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LOL ... sheer genius! In June, I'll be visiting a friend in Virginia, I think he has a Ford dealer in his town.
Gosh, I am so embarrassed for referring to you as bsp_51. No offense intended.

Noemi from Ford has not risen to the bait on this issue. It could mean she doesn't think it's a good idea. Oh well...

Glad yours is working well.
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Old 03-15-2012, 04:51 PM   #783
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Gosh, I am so embarrassed for referring to you as bsp_51. No offense intended.

Noemi from Ford has not risen to the bait on this issue. It could mean she doesn't think it's a good idea. Oh well...

Glad yours is working well.
No worries (I did double check, just in case you were referring to someone else) ... I think your idea was pretty funny. Good luck getting your issues resolved.

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Old 03-15-2012, 07:24 PM   #784
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No dice dan50,
Hello VOLDAR,

The Focus will need to re-learn driving habits after a re-flash. So, give it some time to smooth out, as dan50 suggested. If after a period of time/miles, it still continues, give Ford of Canada at 1.800.565.3673 call for assistance.

Thanks you all for your input!

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Thank you for the suggestion, I am following it.
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Thank you for the suggestion, I am following it.
Your welcome! Let me know if I can assist in the future.

Take care and have a relaxing weekend.

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Wow. This thread is massive!

I have a simple question I have not seen in my digging....

Car was built week of 3/12. Has the transmission already had the latest update? I assume the factory has done this. However, I wouldn't be surprised if it was one of those "only if the customer complains" things.

Best to just have the dealer check for the update?
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Old 03-16-2012, 11:01 PM   #787
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I have a simple question I have not seen in my digging....

Car was built week of 3/12. Has the transmission already had the latest update? I assume the factory has done this. However, I wouldn't be surprised if it was one of those "only if the customer complains" things.

Best to just have the dealer check for the update?
It would be absurd if your car did not have the latest firmware.

That would suggest that Ford arbitrarily uses different versions of the TCM firmware.
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Old 03-17-2012, 03:54 PM   #788
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Forgive me. I admit I did not read all 67 pages. My car was built on 12/11. My symptoms is it seems like Im starting off in 2nd gear with a manual tranny and let me clutch out too soon but I have the Auto. you can hear and feel the shudder. Occasionally it seems to take too long to drop a gear when I could use a little more power and then it figures it out and drops down what feels like 2 gears..

Im having my car serviced Monday to have them do the Steering TSB. I asked if they would check to confirm the latest flash was applied to my Tranny.

Does the new update really resolve these issues? I only have roughly 1100 miles on my car at the moment. I've heard it needs time to break in. Wasn't certain if my symptoms seemed more break-in related or software related.

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Old 03-17-2012, 05:09 PM   #789
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You should at least test drive the powershift to see how you like it. It seems that most people who have one like it.
Or better yet, rent one for a day and take it on a short road trip.

No salesman along for the ride, so you can really test it.
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Old 03-18-2012, 10:27 PM   #790
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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION: FORD: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. CERTAIN MODEL YEAR VEHICLES HAVE AN IMPROPERLY BALANCED CLUTCH ASSEMBLY. THIS WILL CAUSE A VIBRATION FELT THROUGH THE SEAT AND/OR STEERING WILL WHILE IN PARK, FIRST GEAR AND NEUTRAL PO
Let us see what comes out of this one! Do you (or anyone) know if Ford will send owner's letter about this issue? That is what I deduce from the above statement.
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