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Old 07-30-2014, 07:45 AM   #1
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Tsb 14-0131

Well I just got my car back yesterday with the latest and greatest TSB applied, new seals, clutch, and software. It shifts great and firm now. Time will tell, though I think I received the rev D clutch not the newest Rev F.


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Old 07-30-2014, 07:48 AM   #2
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I went for an oil change yesterday and they noticed seepage around the transmission seal. I have the same issue. Does it take the clicking away?!
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Old 07-30-2014, 08:01 AM   #3
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What clicking are you referring to? I think I still hear something between my 1-2 and 2-3 shifts, not sure yet. was going to give it some time. It definitely drives better.
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That's the clicking I'm talking about. How many km/miles did you have ? Mines at 65000 km. I don't know the mile conversion and I'm not currently at my car to have it tell me. :-P
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Are you certain your dealer actually had the newest seals and clutch packs in stock? Some other dealers said they didn't expect to have them for another month or so.
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It doesn't matter. The new seals are going to leak too. The new clutches are going to shudder too. Every seal Ford has come out with has leaked, every clutch assembly they've revised has shuddered.

You can't band aid fix the exceptionally bad engineering failure known as the DSP6.
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I went for an oil change yesterday and they noticed seepage around the transmission seal. I have the same issue. Does it take the clicking away?!
there are some clicking noises that are normal while the car shifts gears. Actuators have to move shift forks to change gears just like a manual transmission. It isn't a loud sound and it isn't a grinding sound, its a clicking sound, similar to the same sound you hear if you shift a manual transmission sitting still in a garage without the motor running or car moving.

There is also a "grinding" noise that many people here. This is not normal and if you've ever ground gears on accident in a manual transmission, it sounds very similar to that sound, though as I understand its not actually the transmission gears grinding, bur rather something internal in the clutch pack thats causing those awful noises. I can say that my car was making these noises, especially if it shifted during a left turn under mild to moderate acceleration like clockwork.

After getting my clutch pack and seals replaced, so far that sound is 100% gone. shifts are firm under moderate to heavy acceleration, especially using select shift they can be VERY firm and quick. Under light acceleration, they are completely smooth and seamless, executed quite quickly.

All this is under the pretext that i only have ~300 miles on the new clutches so its by no means a proven solution for me at this point, only time and more miles will prove if its a fix, or just a temporary band-aid. If the problems return, i'm trading in the car; if it stays fixed, i could drive this car for years as I love it right now while its driving properly. Its actually a very sporty and smooth transmission when it works right.
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It doesn't matter. The new seals are going to leak too. The new clutches are going to shudder too. Every seal Ford has come out with has leaked, every clutch assembly they've revised has shuddered.

You can't band aid fix the exceptionally bad engineering failure known as the DSP6.
your degree in engineering shines here buddy. Also your psychic abilities are astounding. How you know a new revision that no one has reported on yet, is going to fail no matter what blows my mind.

Go troll somewhere else.
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I had 27k on the car when I brought it in. I doubt these were the latest of the seals and clutch, but I will review the invoice when I get home tonight to see what I can find out. The shifts are very smooth and firm, I do over 300 miles a week typically so I should have a good idea in the near future how well it all holds up.
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It doesn't matter. The new seals are going to leak too. The new clutches are going to shudder too. Every seal Ford has come out with has leaked, every clutch assembly they've revised has shuddered.

You can't band aid fix the exceptionally bad engineering failure known as the DSP6.
Would you like some cheese with that whine?
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