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Old 09-27-2013, 04:56 PM   #41
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The number of people who have actual defects in their transmissions is such a small number.
Feel free to support this statement with actual facts. The long back order for seals and clutch packs kinda suggests otherwise.
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Old 09-27-2013, 05:01 PM   #42
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Compared to how many DCT Focuses sold since 2011?

Come on now...
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Feel free to support this statement with actual facts. The long back order for seals and clutch packs kinda suggests otherwise.

I don't know the extent of the problem, but arguing for backing up statements with actual facts while contending another viewpoint without backing it up with actual facts...........
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I don't know the extent of the problem, but arguing for backing up statements with actual facts while contending another viewpoint without backing it up with actual facts...........
Multiple dealers have made statements to various forum members indicating that the problem is quite pervasive. My own dealer told me they are doing re-works on Focus transmissions "all day every day".

There is a shortage of parts to do the repairs.

There have been multiple redesigns of the parts. Clutch packs are on revision D I believe and the seals are on their second or third revision.

I spoke with my local Enterprise rent a car about issues with the Focus DCTs in their fleet. They indicated they have has nothing but problems with them.

None of that suggests a very very minor issue to me.
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Compared to how many DCT Focuses sold since 2011?

Come on now...
Sorry, was there anything more than a random guess in there?
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Multiple dealers have made statements to various forum members indicating that the problem is quite pervasive. My own dealer told me they are doing re-works on Focus transmissions "all day every day".

There is a shortage of parts to do the repairs.

There have been multiple redesigns of the parts. Clutch packs are on revision D I believe and the seals are on their second or third revision.

I spoke with my local Enterprise rent a car about issues with the Focus DCTs in their fleet. They indicated they have has nothing but problems with them.

None of that suggests a very very minor issue to me.
I started a kickstarter campaign on your behalf so that folks can contribute money for you to buy dynamite to blow up your car and spare the rest of us of your babbling
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Grab your shoes so I can offer you a better suggestion of where to place that dynamite.
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Heard all DCT's are based on LuK's parts, could not verify it independently,
LUK did design and builds the unit for gertrag.Parts where developed and dies built in Germany most parts are stamped in Ohio and shipped for assembly in Mexico per Gertrag to assemble to the Mexico built transmission.
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