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Dealer said it was a known problem-stated there were multiple supersessions of that clutch. ps: car is delivering an honest 38+ MPG on the road, drops to about 34 in town. Nearly two … Shift motor and programming, rear main seal. The most-reported problem with the 2012 Ford Focus has to do with the vehicle's transmission with a total of 110 complaints. My 2012 Ford Focus SE began to have transmission problems today. 160-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed automatic FWD, 160-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD, 160-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD, 123-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD. In shop for 10 days of warranty work on transmission. Seems improved but only driven a few miles since. Shudder in front end returned and getting worse. Will take in for repairs when I swap snow tires. Dealer first tried reprogramming TCM but this made the problem even worse. It's one week now at the dealer and no action. Covered under extended warranty with $100 deductible. the canister purge valve … Replaced transmission control module. The PowerShift was an automatic … I'm not happy with the transmission. Replaced rear main seal and resealed oil pan. WOULD NOT restart. TCM failed (a known issue with an extended warranty) while driving, dealer replaced under warranty. Car stalled out, and wouldn't turn back on. Drives like it's brand new now. Transmission shudders when shifting, especially at low speeds. Seemed to improve it. Transmission would not easily shift into 1,3,or 5th gear. Car lags/bogs/hesitates on tip-in from stop or on downshift when passing. 2012 focus Stopped at stop sign, would not move. Dealer said it is both a TCM module reprogramming and clutch replacement issue. recall-car rolled down hill when foot was removed from brake. Part # AE8Z7Z369F, Replaced clutches in transmission and re flashed transmission software. 2012 Focus loaner did the same thing. My car … replaced. Automatic transmission clutch - parts ordered. Transmission shifts into neutral while driving on a flat road at moderate speed. New clutch needed for dual clutch transmission. … Still horrible shifting.The car has been in the shop for hesitation, grinding, rough shifts, and driving forward when in reverse. In the course of the legal action, it has been revealed that the Ford engineers had been aware of the transmission problems before releasing the Fiesta in 2011 and Focus in 2012. Have a loud grinding/whirring noise coming from front end. Otherwise, you might not be able to steer at all. It's also the first year with massive power steering failure. PCM, Trans control, and ABS updated to latest program pursuant to a customer satisfaction campaign. Minor improvement noticed. Problem recurred shortly thereafter. New TCM installed under warranty. Only 187 miles on car. Was told car was fixed and that I could pick up. Problem appears to be better, but is still there somewhat. Dealer stated Ford acknowledges problem. Ford changed 3 first stage clutches, loaded a TSB and it still exhibited the same characteristics. has been jerky and clunky since the beginning. Ford knows the clutch is the issue and was making a new one. Get free Lemon Law help! $1000 part replaced for free. Car would not start first time you turn the key. Smoothed out the shifting. I was discussing Malcolm's Ford Focus transmission problems on air on Radio 2HD in Newcastle while, unbeknown to be, a listener named Joe took a special interest. TCM reflashed with latest revision. Replaced with new clutch due to shuttering, Transmission control module failed, was not shifting into certain gears. There was shuddering upon taking off from a stop,and/or while making a turn from a stop. Works much better now. Ford offered X plan and poor trade-in value instead. Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the. Transmission never fixed. Clutch and seals replaced under warranty. DCT transmission failure. Extended the warranty. Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2012-2018 ford focus vehicles with a 2.0l gdi or 2.0l gtdi engine. They were ground up inside clutch and affected shifting of the car. Worse when turning left. Ford extended warranty to lifetime because of unresolved design defect with leaking seals, Transmission control module died. Normally would not be under warranty since powertrain warranty has expired, but an extended warranty was applied by Ford Motor Company due to the number of issues that customers were having with the car. The car had shifting issues, so they had to replace some internal parts. Check engine light came on, problem determined to be because of transmission, dealer reprogrammed transmission software. It did learn me perfectly in 6 weeks. The complaints are organized into groups with data published by vehicle, vehicle component, and specific problem. Unsubscribe any time. TSB recall for transmission control module. Flashing hill start assist on start up, took it to the dealer diagnosed as a faulty tcm which was replaced under it's extended warranty. When the car was new, a soft pedal start was jerky. I had a small shudder and slipping from the clutches. Went to replace the clutch for the second time, all cost covered under warranty. The affected vehicles are 2011 to 2016 Fiestas and 2012 to 2016 Focus models. Clutches were shuddering and slipping a little, dealer reprogrammed it, but it still needs new clutches and seals, which are on a national back order right now. Curious how the 2012 Focus compares to other years? July, 2014 shudder still present. Ended with me being stuck on the side of the road. This is the 5th or 6th repair. Recall to replace update transmission computer module for much improved shifting, Warranty item - acceleration was jerky at low speeds. Dealer noticed earlier that car shuddered when accelerating forcefully. Same stuff. 6sp AT, Loaded updated computer data for transmission & ABS system. Sluggish and "jumping" when in reverse sometimes. Also reprogrammed the PCM/TCM, Grinding noise from 1st to 2nd. Software update to address transmission shudder and grinding. New software was flashed. The repair shop said it was the TCM. In essence, Ford's new corporate strategy is to deny the long standing problem doesn't exist even though there are numerous class action lawsuits regarding their transmissions and this is a very well known problem. I had to have it replaced and a new one re-calibrated. In fact, if you head to CarComplaints.com and look it up, they actually use the words ‘avoid like the plague’ when describing the 2012 Ford Focus. After tests, diagnosed faulty clutch. The update done today. Now much better but still.. Chart based on 95 repair trips. They had to do another reflash of the PCM with a newer update than the one they did in February. Check engine light came on and car lost power to the wheels while on the highway. Replace front input shaft bearing due to loud whining noise that varied with speed and tranmission gear Car displayed that it had a tranmission problem and would not exceed 25 mph. The flawed design causes premature wear and tear in the clutch assembly. The clutch was replaced along with a newer updated seal. Clutch assembly replaced. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance. Tech found TSB 140047 Reprogram PCM TCM (AGAIN!) are trademarks of Autobeef LLC, All rights reserved. Transmission shudders while accelerating. The new transmission control was a lemon and failed within 100 miles. Also continued problems with SYNC. Recall. The clutch has been replaced twice and the transmission has been reprogrammed 4 or 5 times now (within 35, 000), Third internal clutch replacement. They replaced the clutch under warranty for free. Ford Dealer updated the PCM and advised that shudder experienced by clutch slip was normal. Shifts are harsh and erratic between 1,2 and 3. Transmission error message on dashboard. Finally got moving but … Vehicle message system indicated transmission failure. Sure wish I had my stick shift back. Updated transmission software. Clutches replaced under warranty. Clutch assembly and bearings had to be replaced again to stop shuddering during gear changes. Computer overrode transmission, it was part of a recall. Dual clutches replaced under warranty. On August 19, 2019, Ford recalled 1,282,596 Ford Focus. Mostly, it is SUVs built between 2011 and 2015 that have the most transmission problems. This car will have to be repaired every year or two until it dies! The 2012 Ford Focus has 4993 problems & defects reported by Focus owners. Thought it was wheel bearings. Transmission shifts into neutral while at highway speeds and in turns. This time they changed the clutch to a new improved one and now works fine again. Opened a case with Ford 6/2014 for Buyback/Replacement. "Learned" again, but not good. Very dangerous when turning from suicide lane. Dealership inspected transmission and revised settings (presumably software). Reproduced concern on test drive with tech, but Ford will not replace transmission again. Dealer Said The Software In The Engine Computer And Transmission Were Outdated. Leaky seals Transmission slipping, noise , vibration. Transmission control module failed, fully covered by extended warranty for this issue based on recall notice. Re-programmed TCM and then car failed to shift out of 2nd gear. They said the computer chip needed to learn my driving style. Transmission computer firmware was updated. CarComplaints.com Notes: You should probably steer clear of the 2012 Focus. Shifts MUCH better (off line and 1-2) but mileage down 1-2mpg. It overheats easily and I have had to replace the coolant tank … Had to yet again reprogram the transmission. Required an update and reflash of the tranny module. A week later, my service charge was refunded when I ran the issue up the flagpole. Hard, jerky shifts. Get answers and make your voice heard! Transmission behaviour improved massively with the new clutch. Transmission exhibits severe hesitation on tip in. Transmission slips on acceleration when hot, does not engage in to 2nd gear correctly. 3rd trip but to my reliable guy who test drove just after bad trip. I was driving down the road and all of the sudden the car would not move. No sign of jerky but he suggested every time I shut off the engine, the computer re-boots. Car lurches on start and then wants to stall out. The dealer replaced the clutch packs under warranty. significant jerking while traveling up large hills at low speed. Recommended by ford - good to do this in warranty! Same horrible lurching or hesitation you never know. The dealer replaced the clutch packs an reprogrammed the transmission. Last July, Ford … Get reliability information for the 2012 Ford Focus from Consumer Reports, which combines extensive survey data and expert technical knowledge. Car shudders between 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 3rd gear and also shudders in low gear at slow speed up a steep grade. The clutch had to be cleaned because a leak had developed. Refund for deductible has been issued. Experienced transmission shuttering and overheating. This was a reprogramming Ford was doing of the transmission, antilock brakes and engine control module (I think). Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2012 Ford Focus based on all problems reported for the 2012 Focus. More dealer trips planned. The chronic problem of transmission in this model. Removed transmission, replaced clutch assy. Customer satisfaction letter dated May 2012 offered reflashing of body control module, transmission module and ABS module to correct driveability concerns. Was towed to dealer. This is third trip in 3 months for same problem. The so-called DPS6 transmission, offered on the Fiesta since the 2011 model year and Focus since the 2012 model year, has spawned widespread complaints of rough shifts and, … The Transmission Control Module (TCM) was replaced. NUMEROUS problems with this car. © 2004 - 2021 TrueDelta. Ford recommended free update to Transmission Control Module (TCM) programming. Replaced dual clutch assembly, shiftforks, seals and bearing. Rear main seal leaking where oil pan and main seal meet. They drove the car and explained it is an inherent quality of the dry double clutch and it is not a problem by itself.Their answer was expected but at least now my complain is registered. Dealership said nothing was wrong even though I can reliably replicate the problem just driving the car off the lot and they tried to levy a service charge of $59.00 on me to discourage me from bringing the car back for what is a well known and documented problem. Ford has proposed an updated settlement of a minimum of $30 million in cash reimbursement in a class-action lawsuit over problems with dual-clutch automatic transmissions in Focus … A cracked seal leaked oil and the computer kept me in 1st gear to prevent damage. They did something to the car computer. Returned car to dealer for ongoing shuddering on 8/11/2014. Start issue came back. Problem finally ascertained-transmission seal leaking in to clutch per TSB 14-0197 and Customer satisfaction program 14m01-vibration caused by clutch design flaw.NO PARTS IN STOCK. Transmission software reset. Turns out there was an extended warranty on this to 150,000 miles. Also had the battery replaced. Slight leaking led to more robust review of trans. Perform 13-4-5 Replace trans clutch. Clutch was completely replaced as per technical service bulletin. Clutch Assy. Kept saying "Parking Assist needs Service". Shop could not duplicate, computer said everything within params. Controlling computer was reprogrammed and the problems were reduced. Traded car. Dealer reflashed TCM but needed to order replacement clutch parts which are nationally back ordered for 2-3 months. Shudder in lower gears 1-2 & 2-3. A new trans. Car was drivable but issue worsened over time. Joe said: "Hi John. frequently 2012 Ford Focus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats. Dual clutch transmission exhibiting known problems or clutch slipping and grinding noise between 1st and 2nd gear shift. Transmission shifted rough and jerked at low speeds. Replaced Transmission Control Module under warranty. REMOVED TRANS, FOUND INPUT SHAFT BEARING IN CASE BAD, REPLACED BEARING, SEAL AND ALL SNAP RINGS, REASSEM TRANS, REASSEM TRANS, RESET CLUTCH, INSTALLED CLUTCH ASY, REINSTALLING TRANS UNABLE TO SHIFT REV TO 1ST, REMOVED CLUTCH AND FOUND NOT RELEASING, REPLA. Transmission problems plagued the 2012 Ford Focus. Car stuttering from stop; software re flashed for DCT. same issues, same non-repair. Issue not present after transmission was repaired. 8/30 throttle body replaced. Anyone who owns or owned a 2011-16 Ford Fiesta or 2012-16 Ford Focus equipped with a PowerShift dual-clutch transmission, according to Capstone. Tech says within specs. This time dealer was convinced a made full repair at his cost (warranty covered). There was a TSB, that the dealer reluctantly admitted to when pressed. Feels like surging and can't get any amount of speed up. The Focus 'automatic stickshift' was shifting improperly for and, after several trips back to the dealer where I was told, "Unable to duplicate problem," I threatened to call Ford. Ford says its performing to specs and can't duplicate the issue even though they keep updating software, etc. Lemon law claim filed in March. :), Firmware update for jerky automatics transmission. Transmission slipping in and out of neutral. The same TCM was also used in the 2011 to 2015 Ford … Transmission Control Module (TCM) was replaced. Little power on inclines. Clutch felt like it was slipping at low speeds and light acceleration. It was only smooth if I had a normal amount of pressure or floored it. 8/29 took in for service. Replacement of DCT transmission to correct hesitation, grinding and shifting problems. Replace clutch pack assembly, seals, other transmission parts per TSB 11-12-13 due to bad seal leaking oil and causing slippage. Replace clutch assembly for damage from leaking seals causing transmission to stutter during acceleration. They did the recommended computer updates and we are now in the same boat. The clutch packs went bad again. The stuttering at low speeds increased and got more noisy. Front ¾ vehicle photos © 1986-2018 Autodata, Inc. dba Chrome Data. The service technician essentially said that's how the transmission works and essentially said nothing was wrong despite so many recalls and repairs done previously that never really fixed the problem. Dealer- maybe replace clutch (AGAIN!). Transmission was re-programmed. The PowerShift transmission is a six-speed dual-clutch automatic, and complaints about the gearbox … Then the oil leak had to be repaired. The recurrent problem with Focus : the clutch was stuttering at low speeds.They did an update of the car computer software and now its much better. Example: "Bad Brakes", "Toyota Recall", etc. Typical problem with the new automated manual transmission: lurching, poor idle. 70k maintenance work done as well. had the Ford fix done last week still having a shudder when it shifts and wrong gear selection by the trans #2 Amy Chlebik says: July 27th, 2012 … Update system pron to latest software to improve drive-ability, again. Dual clutch transmission, replaced both clutches. The check engine light came on and the car went into "Limp Mode" and would not shift out of 2nd gear. Transmission Stutters during acceleration. Jerky transmission. This was the yearly maintenance. Car stumbled and died in the drive thru line at Starbucks on the way to church on Sunday morning. The worst complaints are transmission, steering, and accessories - interior problems. Clutch problem. Once in a while it would briefly flashing hill start assist on start up, dealer put it on the scanner, did not find anything, also hasn't done it since that time. "check engine" light on. CarComplaints.com ® is an online automotive complaint resource that uses graphs to show automotive defect patterns, based on complaint data submitted by visitors to the site. 52300 mi When transmission was rebuilt … The number of vehicles in Australia suffered the … Symptoms would improve with new tranny fluid (2qts) for a period of time. have been working with ford customer service with no resolution yet. Transmission is jerky and shudders upon acceleration when changing gears. The trans. Requires a new range selector. Transmission grinding between gears. Reset computer and said to drive until new error code was generated. Told no parts for 6 MONTHS!!!. The two cases have marked similarity. Performed diagnostic that showed issue. Addressed dual clutch transmission issues or stuttering/hesitating during 1st/2nd gear shifts. California lemon repurchased by ford for transmission clutches. The car bucked, hesitated, and stuttered when starting from a stop in traffic (zero to 10 mph). The Consumer Protection Attorneys of Alex Simanovsky & Associates, LLC are currently representing Ford Focus owners with claims against Ford Motor Company with defective dual clutch ("Powershift") transmissions. Dealer has no clue what to do since no engine light or code. I realized that there was a recall on the transmission and the TCM. Ford launched the DPS6 dual-clutch transmission, widely known as the PowerShift transmission, on 2011 Fiesta and 2012 Focus models. And while you wait for your steering to disappear, you'll be greeted with a transmission that shudders, vibrates or won't shift at all. Factory recall on transmission/shifting performed because car showed some sluggishness when shifting. Shudder gone, but still shook when stopped in Drive. They Both Needed To Be Reprogrammed. Replaced Transmission control module and both problems were solved. Smooth now. These … Transmission shuddering, lurching, bucking, and loss of power issues. Recall for reflash of the transmission. The clutch had a mild shuddering issue previously. The dealer replaced clutches, seals, throw out bearing and reprogramming. 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. Stutter/shimmy when accelerating between 1st/2nd and 2nd/3rd gears. Front ¾ vehicle photos © 1986-2018 Autodata, Inc. dba Chrome Data. As of 8/16- still at dealer. I've had ongoing issues with the transmission and clutch since purchasing new. Reprogram PCM and TCM Car still shuddering, but not as bad. However, Ford initially announced that their extended warranty covers cars made before 2013. The dealer replaced the clutch actuator (thankfully under warranty). Always on start up. The vehicle was shuddering and hesitating at the top of 2nd gear. The worst complaints are shudder and vibration sounds on takeoff, multiple shifting problems, and transmission … they re programmed the computer in car. Also, took the transmission in for repair since it is shuddering again between gear shifts, but Ford's policy is simply to refuse to repair the issues regardless of recall our factory extended warranty which I purchased. First stage clutch replaced again (see repairs when car was new) for delay and shuddering. Dealership stated: Caused by-NORMAL, No problem Found. Transmission's problems ranged from some shudder to … The transmission stopped powering the vehicle in the middle of an intersection after stopping. Transmission Control Module replaced. Along with an update on the transmission software. Click here for more information. We don't sell/share your email. Perform TSB 13-4-5. Powertrain and Chassis Repair Frequencies, The known problem of stuttering in low gears. California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here. Now fixed but still shudders sometimes in reverse, and ascending hills at slow speeds e.g. Currently on order. Horrible shifting experiences. That was replaced along with the halfshaft and axle nut. Bought new on 8/27 with 7 miles on car. All rights reserved. Very funny, i DON'T, Returned to dealer AGAIN for transmission slipping issues while in Drive. Ford cannot fix the transmission shuddering problem via programming or replacement parts. The 2011–2016 Ford Fiesta and the 2012–2016 Focus have a dual-clutch automatic transmission that is the subject of a class-action lawsuit and many individual lawsuits. Learned from online forums that problem plagues clutches on many new Focus and Fiesta. We use cookies to analyze & improve your experience, & to personalize content and ads. Their services are at no cost to the consumer. It was a recall and I was experiencing the symptoms. The 2012 is the first Focus to offer Electronic Power Assist Steering (EPAS). Message said transmission problem, tried putting in neutral ,no go. The lawsuit, filed in 2012, alleged that Ford lied about the problems in the cars and continued to sell them to buyers, allegedly blaming them for the transmission issue. These forums have helped make our results possible. Check out our Ford Focus overview to see the most problematic years, worst problems and most recently reported complaints with the Focus. Continued rough shifting on acceleration. All they had to do was to remove and clean the clutches and replace the seals. The most recently reported issues are listed below. clutches were again a problem and they were replaced and reprogrammed. "Check parking aid" warning light came on also. The most recently reported issues … Transmission was leaking at bell housing. A Free … Problems 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. Car acted like it was in nuetral. For more information on how we collect and use this information, please review our Privacy Policy. Transmission Control Module had a short circuit, bad wiring - required replacement. 2012 Ford Focus Titanium The transmission in the car consistently has issues and has gone out multiple times on the freeway when driving. The repair technician just said the transmission operates as designed. Worried about potential repair costs? Vehicles impacted are the Ford Fiesta (model years 2011-2016) and the Ford Focus (model years 2012-2016) equipped with a PowerShift transmission. There was a slow studder shift issue reported on websites and I requested and received the ECU firmware upgrade to reduce this problem. Dealer performed tsb and reset cpu that controls shifts. Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Copyright Policy | Michael at Google+. Had to wait four months for new clutch parts to arrive. Computer adjusted for shifting problem, car balked and stuttered on low gear shift, especially stop and go traffic. The repair was effective as the dealer was instructed to replace the clutch-packs which had been malfunctioning. Applied TSB 13-9-4. Was towed back to dealer and it was replaced again. A transmission malfunction message appeared and the car had severe problems changing gears. Said that the clutch was faulty. I was told the trans guy is booked for one month. Ford called me and offered a rental car at no charge to re-repair the transmission stumbling on acceleration from a stop. TrueDelta is not affiliated with any car manufacturer or their trademarks. Dealer couldn't figure problem. I had to have it towed. Transmission felt like a solenoid was going. 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