Apparently, they are seeing a steady stream of complaints. It works try it you will like it. I am planing on taking it into the dealership one day this week for the second time. I am starting to fear driving this vehicle on any freeways especially over the ship channel which is part of my daily drive. And take the service adviser on a test drive to try and duplicate the situation.
Since most of the components are derived from a manual transmission, the PowerShift transmission will drive, sound, and feel like a manual transmission but without the driver interaction. I seriously thought my car was going to blow up. After starting and shutting off the car 4 times, the steering wheel turned. Fixed one major situation with this 6 months ago, but it is now starting the sounds and shuddering again. Weirdly, it helped my transmission for a little bit.
For a summary of the lemon laws throughout the Country, visit. Myers needed the car to get to work and take his mother to dialysis. The vehicle is in the shop and the mechanic informed us of his? By conducting financial transactions on this website, you represent that you are 18 years of age or older. PowerShift is an advanced automatic transmission technology The PowerShift is really like two 3-speed manual transmissions put together, with the dual clutch and shifting components controlled electronically. If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions or any modification of the Terms and Conditions, then you must immediately stop using this website. My transmission now is slipping. Lets see how it works.
I too am experiencing the same shuttering and hesitation, especially in first gear when taking off from a stop along with all of the clunking sounds most everyone is hearing. To submit a claim form online click. If you sense you are having problems, contact the dealer. The proposed settlement also includes a provision for an arbitration process for those who feel their PowerShift cars are lemons. By entering an order, you accept personal liability for any charges that you may incur even if your account or use of the FordParts. This is my first Ford vehicle and I will never buy another one.
They will keep the car for 1 week. There is no leaking coming from the front seals, rear sears or oil pan. I have had my Focus fixed 3 times already. Ford has a 2 page letter that states that common characteristics for the powershift are. They had to remove the transmission, and replace 3 clutches and 2 seals, as oil got on to the clutches. It only made it worse.
Stalling and kicking and sputtering. I do not know what to do next, or who to turn to. Also, consider going to another dealer. Ford Motor Company gave me an extended premium 5 years or 75000 mile warranty, a full tank of gas, and detailed my car. From reading the previous posts, it appears that lots of Focus owners are having real issues with the transmissions in these cars and that Ford is unwilling to make this right. Some shifting slipping any temperature but the noise shuddering is loud on the left front side. Single female stuck in a dark parking lot.
However, my windshield wipers went crazy and after that fix they park about an inch higher than they did when I bought the car but Ford says this is normal. I really thought I would be saving money in gas. A Company Of Firsts As performance enthusiasts today, most people are accustomed to having access to whatever performance parts they need for their vehicle readily available at their local dealer. This is a safety issue definetly! Search Magnuson Moss Warranty Act on our blog for more information. Food for thought: among the hundreds of posts at , are people who have had there transmission removed and rebuilt by Ford.
Excuse was that there are two 3-speed manual transmission that make up the 6-speed automatic. Who was the first to identify the need, then develop and manufacture that product? You may cancel an order via this website that is in a pending processing status on the My Orders page. When i said that the car almost died out when pulling into a busy st. If I notice anything else I will start at the dealership — I have a feeling I will be back. We handle lemon law in New Hampshire. Visit and enter your information.
Payments As noted above, transactions made via FordParts. However, I am taking it back for the third time this coming weekend, I will post on what I find out. Obviously from all these posts there is definitely something wrong with the auto transmission but that being said there is a way to drive these dual clutch autos and get the most out of them. If the suspect sound is similar to a like transmission at the same temperature, it is most likely a normal characteristic and no repair should be attempted. If you are not fully satisfied with your purchase, you may return it in accordance with your dealer's return policy.