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Old 07-24-2014, 09:58 PM   #1
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DCT TSB preformed, first impressions are good but one issue...

So i got my car back today with the new D clutch and seals, new firmware loaded, etc... I drove home and realized there's a small issue. my auto down/up windows aren't doing the auto thing. I figure since the battery was likely disconnected and/or from the reflash. I'm sure there's a simple fix for it to get them to reset properly, can someone enlighten me?

New clutch impressions, the car drives properly for the first time since i bought it finally. 1>2 shift is FIRM now. I love it, but i imagine it could annoy some less performance oriented drivers. Grinding on shifts seems to be gone as well. I'll report back after i actually get some good LA rush hour traffic miles on it, 70 miles a day round trip so i will rack up miles real fast.


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Old 07-25-2014, 08:25 AM   #2
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So i got my car back today with the new D clutch and seals, new firmware loaded, etc... I drove home and realized there's a small issue. my auto down/up windows aren't doing the auto thing. I figure since the battery was likely disconnected and/or from the reflash. I'm sure there's a simple fix for it to get them to reset properly, can someone enlighten me?

New clutch impressions, the car drives properly for the first time since i bought it finally. 1>2 shift is FIRM now. I love it, but i imagine it could annoy some less performance oriented drivers. Grinding on shifts seems to be gone as well. I'll report back after i actually get some good LA rush hour traffic miles on it, 70 miles a day round trip so i will rack up miles real fast.
I don't remember the exact procedure for reactivating the auto up/down windows. The procedure is in the owners manual though.
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:15 AM   #3
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Thanks for the update. Keep 'em coming
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Old 07-25-2014, 10:18 PM   #4
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give it time

The fix will fail...simple as that. I have had my car into the dealer 5 different times....I've had every tsb released in the last year done on my car. I'vehad the clutch and seals replaced. After that had another tsb done. Now I sit here at Applebee's waiting for my food after just getting out of my jerking and grinding pos car. Not sure why ford wwon't just admit they can't figure out a permanent fix and instead just keep putting a bandaid over a shotgun wound. Since they've changed my clutch once they seem more reluctant to do any major repairs again. Its like a get out of jail free card and after that its go eff urself. so hope ur fix is permanent because if not they will just treat ur car like a windows pc......reset and update, reset and update, reset and update. Oh and I've only had the car for 11 months.
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The fix will fail...simple as that. I have had my car into the dealer 5 different times....I've had every tsb released in the last year done on my car. I'vehad the clutch and seals replaced. After that had another tsb done. Now I sit here at Applebee's waiting for my food after just getting out of my jerking and grinding pos car. Not sure why ford wwon't just admit they can't figure out a permanent fix and instead just keep putting a bandaid over a shotgun wound. Since they've changed my clutch once they seem more reluctant to do any major repairs again. Its like a get out of jail free card and after that its go eff urself. so hope ur fix is permanent because if not they will just treat ur car like a windows pc......reset and update, reset and update, reset and update. Oh and I've only had the car for 11 months.
Time will tell, if this fix can get me through the summer without issues, winter isnt usually an issue anyway as hot weather is when it acts up for me, i'll be happy. If i have a relapse of problems next year i'll get rid of the car. if its fixed for good, i'll keep driving it.
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Time will tell, if this fix can get me through the summer without issues, winter isnt usually an issue anyway as hot weather is when it acts up for me, i'll be happy. If i have a relapse of problems next year i'll get rid of the car. if its fixed for good, i'll keep driving it.
Well for the sake of ur sanity, I hope it really sticks for ya.
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response to ur original

To set the auto just click up then release and hold up for 5 seconds. Same goes for down. Click down then quickly release and press again for 5 seconds.
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So i got my car back today with the new D clutch and seals, new firmware loaded, etc... I drove home and realized there's a small issue. my auto down/up windows aren't doing the auto thing. I figure since the battery was likely disconnected and/or from the reflash. I'm sure there's a simple fix for it to get them to reset properly, can someone enlighten me?

New clutch impressions, the car drives properly for the first time since i bought it finally. 1>2 shift is FIRM now. I love it, but i imagine it could annoy some less performance oriented drivers. Grinding on shifts seems to be gone as well. I'll report back after i actually get some good LA rush hour traffic miles on it, 70 miles a day round trip so i will rack up miles real fast.
Good to hear how well it drives now. For about 2 years dealers tried to tell everyone it was normal to have shudders and shakes, including a 4 page memo from Ford.

Many folks bought that line, as well as being told they didn't know how to drive a DCT transmission. Others came up with creative DIY fixes like WOT.

Now, with Ford "extending" the warranty, it turns out there really were problems all along.

Please keep everyone posted here as the weeks and months go by. Previous versions of seal fixes didn't seem to last so we are betting on yours to be THE fix !
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Now, with Ford "extending" the warranty, it turns out there really were problems all along.
Only a few vocal forum members, with their heads quite firmly in their butts, didn't realize this all along.
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1>2 shift is FIRM now. I love it, but i imagine it could annoy some less performance oriented drivers.
I had a 1995 Escort wagon with the awful Mazda F-4EAT transaxle. If I took off from stop WOT, it would bark the tires on the shift into 2nd. In wet with crappy tires, it was hilarious.
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