A Ford dealership instructed them that there is a 10yr/150,000 mile warranty extension (14m01 -dp56 transmission clutch shudder), but cannot do anything until it gets worse. Taking ownership of the 2014 Focus, we did experience a shudder-shudder. My child informed me late Feb, early March the issue has gotten worse Adam's Service Tip: Ford Focus/Fiesta Transmission Shudder. Today's post is meant to shine some light on the topic of some concern lately for some owners of 2011-2014 Ford Focus and Fiesta non-ST models equipped with an automatic transmission that are complaining of a transmission shudder on acceleration. I say automatic. Now I will say why I went with Tom I called a few, and I kept hearing if you have shudder carry it to Ford, well Ford couldn't fix it, but TOM did lol. It is time that I finally share my experience with Toms tuning to my 2014 foci with DCT. First off I want to say that my car has roughly 77,000 miles, NO mods, and the clutches were replaced. 2014 Ford Focus Transmission Shudder. The shuddering transmission is the second-most common complaint about the 2014 Ford Focus. The transmission shudder is so bad that owners describe it as feeling like something has broken apart inside the vehicle's powertrain
Vehicle Shudder problem 3. Failure Date: 01/20/2020. The contact owns a 2014 Ford Focus. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 18v735000 (fuel system, gasoline). The vehicle was taken to downtown Ford sales (525 n 16th st, sacramento, CA 95811, (916)299-3529), where the vehicle was inspected (Internal Link to article: 2014 Ford Focus Transmission Shudder Recalls) The 2014 Ford Focus Transmission Problem. Ford's PowerShift transmission installed in cars between 2011 and 2016 was a dual-clutch six-speed. It uses a pair of clutch packs to link the engine to the transmission — one clutch pack for gears 1, 3, and 5, and one for.
description: ford: when taking off from a stop, using light acceleration, the automatic transmission would exhibit an intermittent transmission shudder and may or may not be leaking transmission fluid from clutch housing. model 2011-2014 fiesta, focus. want to learn how to fix nhtsa #10055320 If the Ford tech is right, it's that there's insufficient contact surface, which (might) be problematic at times of high draw. IIRC, this was a documented issue with the 2011 Fiesta (which obviously came out a year before the first MK3 Focus, and still had a DCT) and Ford replaced the bolts with longer ones The Ford dealership put new clutches and seals and said they put input shaft today.Shifts better now than when i bought it.The coolant tank was also cracked and they said it had a broken motor mount and it had 3.So they are going to replace all 3.All of this is under warranty. But if there's no fix for the transmission i might have to trade it.
2008 Ford Focus The transmission issues with the 2008 Ford Focus were a little more serious than the previous year. Some drivers reported a total transmission failure that occurred on average pause. The cost for repairing this problem was about $2,700. 2009 Ford Focus The 2009 Ford Focus model year was a pretty reliable one overall Mar 6, 2020. Ford has proposed a settlement in a $30 million lawsuit over PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmissions in 2011-2016 Fiesta and 2012-2016 Focus vehicles. Ford also revealed. The Ford Focus Transmission Saga: A Brief Retelling * deep breath. Ford launched the DPS6 dual-clutch transmission, widely known as the PowerShift transmission, on 2011 Fiesta and 2012 Focus models The dual-clutch Ford automatic transmission DPS6 was installed in 2012-2015 Ford Focus, which led to a clutch shudder while driving and fluid leaks located near the clutch housing. These troubles may occur because of defect of the input shaft that allowed a fluid to seep 2014 Ford Focus transmission problems and owner complaints. This website provides information to consumers that can be used to alleviate the problems they may be experiencing with their 2014 Focus, and/or legal remedies available to them under state lemon laws
3,540 Posts. #5 · Oct 8, 2015. There is a billion discussions on the Internet about Fords line up and transmission shutter. The Focus and Fiesta are some of the worst. It's the dual clutch system and Ford claims that this inherently part of the new generation a dual clutches. Lawsuits may be on the horizon For the 14M01, the wording doesn't say all Ford Focus's within the year range. It says certain 2012 through 2014 model year Focus vehicles with a DPS6 and built at the Michigan plant from 8/1/2010 through 6/5/2013. Then later it says models built after 6/5/2013 have an improved transmission shaft seal that should be okay (yeah right -_-)
Ford said it will reimburse 2014 to 2016 model-year Focus customers and 2014 to 2015 model-year Fiesta customers covered under the newly extended warranty for any clutch repairs they paid for out. In 2014, Ford extended the powertrain warranty on the vehicles from 5 years and 60,000 miles to 7 years and 100,000 miles to cover the clutch shudder but only on cars built before June of 2013
Ford said the warranty was now good for seven years or 100,000 miles on clutch and related hardware for 2014-16 Focus and 2014-15 Fiesta vehicles assembled after July 4, 2013 Transmission shudder on 2014 ford focus trying to determine if the warranty was extended for my car.. Mechanic's Assistant: Okay, I'll connect you to the mechanic to go over that information regarding your Ford Focus. Before I do, is there anything else you want him to know? The dealership is saying they can't fix because warranty expired but i believe they are incorrect. ref TSB 14-0131. 11:50 AM on Jan 8, 2016 CST. I have a 2014 Ford Focus with a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that shudders on takeoff and then smooths out past second gear. The dealer says this is.
Some 2011-2015 Fiesta vehicles built on or before 10/15/2014 and 2012-2016 Focus vehicles equipped with a DPS6 automatic transmission may exhibit excessive transmission clutch shudder on light acceleration. Some vehicles may or may not exhibit transmission fluid leaking from the clutch housing. ACTIO NHTSA ID Number: 10164603 Manufacturer Communication Number: 19N08 Summary Certain 2014 through 2015 Model Year Fiesta and 2014 through 2016 Model Year Focus Vehicles Equipped with a DPS6 Automatic Transmission - Transmission Clutch Shudder / Transmission Clutch Warranty Extension 5 Affected Products Vehicles MAKE MODEL YEAR FORD FIESTA 2014-2015 FORD FOCUS 2014-2016 August 14, 2019 TO: [ 10/17/2019: About a year ago (Fall 2018) I purchased a 2014 Ford Focus SE from a colleague that works on vehicles. There was 38k miles on the vehicle. The car had been wrecked on the right front bumper and it has a rebuilt title. The vehicle is in excellent condition but after purchase we found tha Shuddering happens for a few reasons. On the earlier model Fiesta and Focus, the DPS6 had a design flaw with both input shaft seals. These seals would allow transmission fluid to leak out and soak the dry clutch's. Like an manual transmissions, this would cause slippage and clutch failure. This issue is also covered by Ford's extended warranty
2013 Ford Focus Transmission shudder. I recently bought a 2013 Focus with 30k miles. Last night, on my way home from work, I experienced a worse than normal shudder then a message on my dash read Transmission Fault I have a 2012 Ford Focus with automatic transmission with about 22k miles on it. No check engine lights on. When accelerating from standstill it always stutters a little as if it's not really 'catching on' properly (just in first gear it seems). It doesn't do it once you're beyond 5 - 10 mph and it doesn't do it either when for instance stepping on the gas pedal while driving. Ford has now announced that it is extending the Focus and Fiesta transmission warranty on about 560,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada to cover issues related to the dual-clutch DPS6 transmission. The extended Focus and Fiesta transmission warranty covers 2014 through 2016 model year Focus cars that were built before November 5 th, 2015 The 2014 Ford Fiesta has 50 problems reported for intermittent shudder when taking off. Average failure mileage is 17,000 miles. (Page 1 of 3
The 10 speed shuddering IS NOT a common problem. My truck has zero transmission issues, and the 10 speed in the PB has largely different mechanical components and other parts in the mix. Take it to the dealer, it's not common, you shouldn't have a noticeable shudder, and don't listen to hellb0y who was banned on other Ford forums Step 3. Replace the pan along with a new pan gasket. Scrape off the old gasket with a gasket scraper, making sure the pan is clean. It is not necessary to replace the transmission filter if the car has low mileage. However, replace the filter, regardless of the mileage, if the fluid is dark and discolored. Remove the jack stands and lower the car Ford has recently proposed a settlement for the lawsuit regarding the Ford Focus transmission recall.The company has agreed to pay millions in reimbursing the owners of the Focus and Fiesta models manufactured between 2011 and 2016. Some cars made in this period have experienced repeated transmission failures Incidentally, I was given the Ford Focus Courtesy car yesterday and it was fine but I assume it was a 2014 model as it only had 10,000km on the clock & they had fixed the Transmission up a little since my 2012 model
Dear Car Talk: I have a 2014 Ford Focus with a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that shudders on takeoff and then smooths out past second gear. The dealer says this is normal, and we have put up with the shudder until recently. At 13,000 miles, it has become worse . Not only did they extend the warranty on the Dual clutch in the Ford Focus 100000 miles because they were going out every.
August 14, 2019. Amid concerns over the dual-clutch automatic transmission in its Fiesta and Focus sedans and hatchbacks, Ford announced plans to extend warranty coverage on key hardware for a. I just found out today that Ford has decided to extend the warranty on the Focus Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) to 4 years or 100,000 miles. This is welcome news for anyone who has been experiencing the intermittent shuddering in the 2012 thru 2014 model year Focus Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta PowerShift Transmission Settlement. If you are a current or former owner or lessee of a 2011-2016 Ford Fiesta or 2012-2016 Ford Focus vehicle that was equipped with a PowerShift Transmission and was originally sold or leased in the United States (including territories), you may be affected by a nationwide settlement that has been reached in litigation concerning the. Ford has told its U.S. dealers to give free repairs to any Focus and Fiesta owners who complain about problems with the cars' PowerShift dual-clutch transmission, according to a memo obtained by.
. The 2014 Ford Focus is, at its best, a beautiful concept. Although they are still arguments over its competence, the Ford Focus shows some great strength in areas like customer service, economy, performance, reliability, and warranty TO: All U.S. Ford and Lincoln Dealers SUBJECT: Customer Satisfaction Program 19N08 Certain 2014 through 2015 Model Year Fiesta and 2014 through 2016 Model Year Focus Vehicles Equipped with a DPS6 Automatic Transmission Transmission Clutch Shudder / Transmission Clutch Warranty Extension Corrective Summary: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gears, free of charge. The recall began on November 11, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S18. 2014 FORD FOCUS Ford Motor Company has identified that certain 2013 to 2016 model year Focus's equipped with the DSP6 PowerShift automatically shifting manual transmission may have seal failures that contaminate the dual-plate dry clutch...Your Ford Focus may qualify for a buyback under the California Lemon Law, or you may be entitled to substantial cash compensation in the thousands of dollars The average cost to fix a 2012 Ford Fusion transmission is around $1500 - $1800 if you go to a mechanic. However, Ford will fix your transmission for free due to a class-action lawsuit and recall. U.S. Ford dealerships have been instructed to provide free transmission repairs to any Ford Focus and Fiesta owners, even if out of warranty
2013 Ford Focus Transmission Problems. See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2013 Ford Focus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats Owners of Ford Fiesta and Focus models with the company's problematic PowerShift automatic transmission will be eligible for vehicle buybacks and for cash compensation, according to a new. Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 Ford Focus, 2013-2015 Ford Escape and Ford C-MAX, 2015 Lincoln MKC and Ford Mustang, and 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect vehicles.A component within the door latches may break, preventing the doors from latching and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not
What I Drive. '05 Saleen Focus, '17 Focus RS. Apr 28, 2019. #2. pcline55 said: I don't know if I am in the right thread but here goes. I have a 2012 Focus SEL and the transmission is messed up really bad. I recently took it to the Ford dealership and they said I need a Clutch Assembly, TCM and input shaft seal all for 2000 TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2014 FORD FOCUS. WHILE DRIVING, THE VEHICLE SLOWED DOWN AND THE RPMS SUDDENLY INCREASED, WHICH CAUSED THE VEHICLE TO SPEED UP AGAIN. THE CONTACT TOOK THE VEHICLE TO VISTA FORD LINCOLN OF OXNARD (1501 AUTO CENTER DR, OXNARD, CA 93036, (805) 983-6511) AND THEY RE-CALIBRATED THE ENGINE
The average cost for a Ford Focus clutch replacement is between $822 and $960. Labor costs are estimated between $528 and $666 while parts are priced at $294. This range does not include taxes and fees, and does not factor in your specific model year or unique location. Related repairs may also be needed 2014 Ford FOCUS Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures. Design flaw in double clutch automatic transmission that causes shudder at low speeds, slipping on hills, and jerking at higher speeds. Most apparent at low speeds, such as accelerating after a stop light or sign, or on a hill 11-17 Ford Fiesta Focus Automatic Transmission Clutch Actuator OEM AE8Z-7C604-A (Fits: 2014 Ford Focus) 4.5 out of 5 stars (13) 13 product ratings - 11-17 Ford Fiesta Focus Automatic Transmission Clutch Actuator OEM AE8Z-7C604-
2018 Focus transmission problems. The most commonly-reported issue by owners on carproblems.com are transmission problems including improper/difficult shifting, happening at a low 6,400 miles. The most common cause for this problem is a leaking clutch seal, which may require a full clutch replacement if the issue isn't caught soon enough The problem is the Ford Focus is unforgettable to drive for all the wrong reasons due to the intermittent jerk and shudder on acceleration. On September 5, 2013, Ford published TSB 13-9-4 to address an Intermittent Transmission Clutch Shudder in the DPS6 transmission that may include fluid leak Original DPS6 Clutch Release Fork Levers Bearings 6DCT250 For Ford Focus Fiesta (Fits: 2012 Ford Focus) $310.00. $70.00 shipping. Ford Focus Manual Transmission Shift Cable Repair Kit w/ 2 bushings. Easy (Fits: 2012 Ford Focus) $24.99. Free shipping. or Best Offer D S., FL (2014 Ford Focus) The automatic transmission uneven and rough, and makes me suspicious of whether it will fail in the future. I have taken it back to the dealer, who updated the software
Dear Car Talk: I have a 2014 Ford Focus with a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that shudders on takeoff and then smooths out past second gear. The dealer says this is normal, and we. May 7, 2014. Failing Component: Power Train:Automatic Transmission. Summary: Ford: when taking off from a stop, using light acceleration, the automatic transmission would exhibit an intermittent transmission shudder and may or may not be leaking transmission fluid from clutch housing. Model 2011-2014 fiesta, focus 0:00. 0:00 / 1:01. Live. •. Many Ford F-150 pickups with EcoBoost have a condition where the vehicle shudders or stalls during normal use. In the most severe of cases, the truck will actually go into limp mode causing the engine to lose all power. This issue seems to be primarily from humid states like Texas and Florida The DPS6 transmission in Ford Fiesta and Focus models has been around long enough for us to accept that they aren't going away. In fact, this type of transmission is preferred for high-end, high-performance vehicles. For argument's sake, consider this an entry-level unit. It's a direct-shift gearbox (DSG) consisting of a dual, dry-disc clutch assembly, [
Discussion Starter · #1 · Apr 8, 2014. I bought my wife a 2014 Focus ST around December 2013, the next day with 49 miles on the odo a bolt comes loose inside the transmission and grinds inside the transmission. This caused damage to the transmission, clutch, and flywheel. Ford pulls a transmission from their factory and replaces ours with a. 2013 Ford Escape SEL 1.6. 2wd. Light but noticeable vibration/shutter for first 5-7 minutes of driving and felt slightly in steering wheel but evident on center console. During right turns, more prevalent around 40-55 mph if it is under load or gas pedal is being held or increased, left front will chatter Ford Focus. 2012 to 2016 Model Year Ford Focus TCM was recalled, and for a short time, Ford was offering to replace the TCM for free and update a software bug that blocked the driver from getting a TCM failure warning. The same TCM was also used in the 2011 to 2015 Ford Fiesta and was also included in a factory recall. Dodge Dart
2014 Ford Focus Technical Service Bulletins. Your path: TSB Home >> 2014 >> 2014 Ford >> 2014 Ford Focus The following TSB(s) may apply to your 2014 Ford Focus. The source of the information below is the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), which maintains TSBs for vehicles sold in the United States.If there are no TSB's listed for your vehicle, that does not. What Causes Transmission Shudder? Transmission shudder is usually caused by a lack of transmission fluid or a slipping torque converter clutch. Contaminants in the transmission fluid may also lead to transmission shudders, but because the transmission is a closed system, dirty transmission fluid is usually a sign of a larger problem Ford's dual-clutch transmission, code-named DPS6 and used in its Fiesta and Focus, has been troubled for years. It's the subject of a potential $4 billion lawsuit. It had Ford secretly telling.
LUBEGARD® Automatic Transmission Supplement for Ford® Applications can be added to any Dex/Merc ATF. For normal applications, add 1 oz. (29.6 mL) of LUBEGARD to 1 qt. (1L) of ATF for the total capacity of the transmission with motor idling. DO NOT OVERFILL. Always consult your owner's manual for vehicle specific instructions Re: Ford Focus vibration from the front end 50-70mph. Your front end needs to be alinged. If you will look at your front tires you will see that one side is worn on the inside more than the other. If by chance that's not it. Then it will be a balljoint lose. Posted on Nov 03, 2019 Brought Focus MKII Trend 2014 as brand new, then nightmare started. Till now clutch has been replaced twice, air conditioner, water pump, fuel pump all broken one by one. Unluckily until recently got to know ACCC penalty news, but already missed to join in Classic Action group. While still submitted refund claim to Ford Ford has been under increased scrutiny due to alleged defects in the DPS6 transmission that it uses in some Ford Focus and Fiesta models. The transmission has drawn complaints going back for years, but things heated up for Ford when a Detroit Free Press story was published recently that alleges Ford sold the car despite knowing the DPS6 transmission was faulty Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Ford Fusion vehicles equipped with a 1.6L GTDI engine and 6-speed manual transmission and 2015-2016 Ford Focus vehicles equipped with a 1.0L GTDI engine and 6-speed manual transmission. Also included are four 2017 Ford Focus vehicles that had clutch replacements with potentially affected. The Ford Focus transmission problems hit the vehicles marketed between 2010 and 2016. All the affected cars belonged to Focus, Fiesta, and EcoSport models equipped with a Powershift automatic transmission. The issue became so serious that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took the Ford Australia to the federal court in 2017