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Old 03-13-2012, 10:41 PM   #11
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Here is the parts list off of my invoice:

W715491-S442 BOLT 52614 (2X)
W520203-S442 NUT - H 508953 (2X)
W520415-S442 NUT - 513464 (2X)
W520113-S442 NUT - H 550178 (2X)
CV6Z-00812-A BOLT 512930 (2X)
BV6Z-3504-CE GEAR AS 561396 (1X)
W714807-S900 BOLT 506728 (3X)
XL-14 FLUID (3X)
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Old 03-14-2012, 01:10 PM   #12
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Here is the parts list off of my invoice:

W715491-S442 BOLT 52614 (2X)
W520203-S442 NUT - H 508953 (2X)
W520415-S442 NUT - 513464 (2X)
W520113-S442 NUT - H 550178 (2X)
CV6Z-00812-A BOLT 512930 (2X)
BV6Z-3504-CE GEAR AS 561396 (1X)
W714807-S900 BOLT 506728 (3X)
XL-14 FLUID (3X)
thanks!
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Old 03-14-2012, 02:03 PM   #13
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Here is the parts list off of my invoice:

W715491-S442 BOLT 52614 (2X)
W520203-S442 NUT - H 508953 (2X)
W520415-S442 NUT - 513464 (2X)
W520113-S442 NUT - H 550178 (2X)
CV6Z-00812-A BOLT 512930 (2X)
BV6Z-3504-CE GEAR AS 561396 (1X)
W714807-S900 BOLT 506728 (3X)
XL-14 FLUID (3X)
Do you have the 18" inch wheel package?

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Old 03-14-2012, 07:57 PM   #14
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Do you have the 18" inch wheel package?
No I don't. Just the standard 17"
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Old 03-14-2012, 11:18 PM   #15
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My understanding is that a position sensor (not properly assembled/calibrated) is to blame.

TSB 12-2-17 applies to cars built on or before 12/12/2011.
That makes a lot of sense. And of course, it is not field serviceable / settable. So a bunch of tomfoolery is required to get at the rack and to change it out. I know racks that typically are mounted on top of the engine / transaxle / wishbone cradle are hard to get out.... but c'mon, Ford, why can't you deal with this issue?

I suspect, by the way, the reason they can't deal with it (or TRW - the designer / mfr / supplier can't deal with it) is 'cause this a 'real hard to solve issue for EPAS, generally -- as witnessed by quite a few car owners, with disparate mfrs / designs of EPAS systems, complaining about the same thing.

What the mfrs have to do, it seems to me, is adopt the electrically-driven, hydraulic system method... that Mazda uses, in their Mz3...
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Old 03-15-2012, 08:01 AM   #16
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I finally did a bit of highway driving and the drifting is gone and the steering feels nice and tight.
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Old 03-15-2012, 08:22 AM   #17
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Mine goes in Monday. I contacted my dealer a couple weeks ago about it and they finally got all the parts in yesterday. Said they will need the car about a day and would provide a rental for me. Looking fwd to the fix. Mine is a bear sometimes on speeds of 70+ Its like driving in a constant crosswind but from both side of the car.
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Old 03-15-2012, 11:16 AM   #18
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Mine goes in Monday. I contacted my dealer a couple weeks ago about it and they finally got all the parts in yesterday. Said they will need the car about a day and would provide a rental for me. Looking fwd to the fix. Mine is a bear sometimes on speeds of 70+ Its like driving in a constant crosswind but from both side of the car.
Tell me about it. I did about a 1600 mile round trip with mostly highway driving right before I took it in since they were waiting on parts. I got quite a workout.
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I am having this same exact issue. It's so hard sometimes to keep the car straight... and I look at other cars and they're not having the same issue. It sometimes gets really scary when you're in-between two big cars or semis.

I sent a PM to Ford CS so I can get help to get all this fixed.
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I am having this same exact issue. It's so hard sometimes to keep the car straight... and I look at other cars and they're not having the same issue. It sometimes gets really scary when you're in-between two big cars or semis.

I sent a PM to Ford CS so I can get help to get all this fixed.
I just dropped my car off this morning for the TSB as well as asking them if they would apply any updates avail for my DCT Transmission.

I know the exact feeling you described about how scary it is when your next to a big truck or near a cement divider. I can't wait to get my car back. They put me in a brand new F150 Supercrew and it feels like a TANK compared to my little rocket. :)
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