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Old 09-26-2013, 11:23 AM   #51
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Ok it has been a week. I will give it a month so the adaptive learning will adjust, hopefully. The car is now ratcheting loudly again and bogged down again on acceleration on more than one occasion. The first couple days it ran so smooth and no ratcheting no bogging. The feeling it was about to stall whenever you slowed down is gone though.
I had the same bogging down issue and feel it was very dangerous in traffic. To be fair one of my 3 dealer visits fixed it
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Old 09-26-2013, 12:24 PM   #52
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Maybe u need to drive it like u stole for few days...
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Old 09-26-2013, 01:35 PM   #53
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Well, this is disheartening... I'll give it a little more time for the clutch to break in before I make any rash decisions.
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Old 09-26-2013, 03:14 PM   #54
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Well, this is disheartening... I'll give it a little more time for the clutch to break in before I make any rash decisions.
62k miles? I'd dump the clunker before you have to start paying for the transmission problem yourself.
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Old 09-26-2013, 03:20 PM   #55
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62k miles? I'd dump the clunker before you have to start paying for the transmission problem yourself.
He's got the extended service contract for 125k miles, so he's still got another 63 k or so miles to go before hitting that point.
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Old 09-26-2013, 03:31 PM   #56
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Bet Ford's loving all the extended service contract Fucus owners.....lol.
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Old 09-26-2013, 03:37 PM   #57
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He's got the extended service contract for 125k miles, so he's still got another 63 k or so miles to go before hitting that point.
Hehehe...
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Yep a few more weeks and see.
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Hehehe...
Over/ under on needing another clutch pack before then? Or perhaps an entire gearbox?

Looks like you're getting your money out of the warranty at least in this case.
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