Ford is recalling certain model year 2011 20 fiesta vehicles, manufactured from november 3, 2009 through september 21, 2012. Ford ordering dealerships to fix dualclutch fiesta and. When we called to complain or ask questions we were told that this was normal. Vehicles impacted are the ford fiesta model years 20112016 and the ford focus model years 20122016 equipped with a powershift transmission. My 20 ford fiesta powershift transmission issues, part 5. Actually, more of an automated manual, the complicated transmission does the clutching and shifting for you, and was touted as. Ford fiesta transmission problems warranty extension to 7 years100,000 miles 2011 2016 fiesta. You can find a transmission code on the safety compliance certification label. Canada to cover a litany of problems with a troubled 6speed automatic transmission. The carmaker says that its not a safety problem if your car slips into neutral on the highway. Automatic transmission control module problems of the 2014.
The sixspeed manual transmission the only gearbox available in the st is enjoyable. To see how frequently 2014 ford fiesta problems occur, check out our car reliability stats. The 20 fiesta is prone to a shuddering and power loss problem that ford has yet to recall. Ford fiesta, focus transmission warranty extended transport topics. Epa fuel economy estimates for the 20 ford focus are 2636 mpg cityhighway with 5speed manual, 2838 mpg with 6speed automatic. Some of the illustrations in this manual may be used for different models, so they may appear different than your vehicle. Ram 2500 and 3500 lead latest round of safety recalls. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2014 ford fiesta based on all problems reported for the 2014 fiesta.
Both the clutch materials and seals have been a source of dsp6 problems, ford. On october 05, 2012, ford recalled 154,604 ford fiesta. Your online ford fiesta repair manual lets you do the job yourself and save a ton of money. As time progressed the problem would worsen and some focus and fiesta. The ford powershift is a sixspeed dual clutch, automated manual transmission produced by. Also, see repair breakdown by problem area and cost. The dealer has been ok, i realise they need authorisation to fix. Fords transmission problem ford transmission problems. If youre a fan of compact, economical cars, or that just happens to be what fits your current needs and budget, youve probably at least considered the ford fiesta. A 5speed manual transmission is standard and a 6speed automatic is optional, with selectshift manual mode an option for the automatic. Investigations have revealed that fords engineers and management were aware of the transmission problems before and after. In march i purchased the 20 ford fiesta sedan and nothing it has been nothing but a problem since that day. Ford fiesta transmission problems and repair descriptions. See realworld 2014 ford fiesta transmission problems and repair histories as reported by other 2014 ford fiesta owners.
Calls continue to ring through to the 1800lemonlaw hotline regarding ford fiesta transmission problems. Ford motor company ford notified the agency on april 23, 2015, that they are recalling certain model year 20 2014 ford fusion and. Ive made in excess of 20 calls to my dealer and ford australia customer service. From transmission problems like jumping, lunging, and lurching to oil, water, and coolant leaks, consumers have been complaining about problems with recent ford fiesta models ford fiesta is also listed in the 2016 car complaint index. It has 55,000 km and had the dual clutch recall allegedly done. Ford motor company has identified that certain 2011 2016 model year fiestas equipped with the dsp6 powershift automatically shifting manual transmission may have seal failures. Repairsurge covers the following production years for the ford fiesta. I knew the focus had problems, but didnt know the fiesta did as.
I was having this problem, the dealer reprogrammed the ecu. Apr 24, 2015 ford motor company ford notified the agency on april 23, 2015, that they are recalling certain model year 20 2014 ford fusion and lincoln mkz vehicles manufactured july 1, 2012, to may 31, 20, and 20122014 fiesta vehicles manufactured february 1, 2012, to may 31, 20. Ive had problems with this car multiple times regarding the transmission and have visited the dealership over and over again due to this problem. The worst complaints are hesitation when trying to accelerate, slipping, chugging, and. Introduction 9 20 fiesta fie owners guide gf, 2nd printing. Transmission choices are a 5speed manual and a 6speed automatic.
The transmission warning light keeps coming on intermitently and goes off if you switch the engine off and restart the car. Manual transmission parts for 2016 ford focus for sale ebay. A risky bid for the us car giant, since superminis were an unchartedspace, and fears of not turning a profit were high. The digital mailbox over at has been overflowing with complaints from ford fiesta and focus owners lately, who were unfortunate enough to opt for fords powershift sixspeed automatic transmission. Ford fiesta manual transmission problems, volkswagen golf advertisments. Fords powershift dual clutch transmission was used in 2010. By product expert posted in ford fiesta, fuel efficiency on monday, may 30th, 2016 at 10. Get the best deals on automatic transmission parts for ford fiesta when you shop the largest online selection at. Drivers of manual transmissionequipped vehicles become quickly familiar with a subtle whine from the transmission, especially in reverse. Ee8j 19a321 aa march 20 first printing owners manual fiesta litho in u. Similar to the issue with the ford focus, the fiesta contains an ecoboost transmission which is designed to improve fuel economy. Powershift improves fuel efficiency by as much as 10 percent when compared to a conventional automatic transmission the operation of a dual clutch transmission. Therefore, you may find options in this manual that are not found on your vehicle. Ford extends warranty on more focus, fiesta transmissions news.
The following table tells you which transmission each code represents. The list below shows all known recalls from transport canadas database. Search new and used cars, research vehicle models, and compare cars, all online at. In some cases the seals on the input shaft of the transmission leak fluid onto the clutches, causing them to slip and shudder. Inside it is more technical than that, but that is the gist of the operation. Description code fivespeed manual transmission sixspeed automatic transmission 20 fiesta fie owners guide gf. This website provides information to consumers that can be used to alleviate the problems they may be experiencing with their fiesta, andor legal remedies available to. Ford fiesta problems and reliability issues carsguide.
My girlfriend has a ford fiesta that was stuck in the snow. Learn more about the ford automatic transmission issue by clicking here or contact us now to begin the process of protecting your legal rights today. Search over 6,700 listings to find the best local deals. I am so disappointed i purchased this car for the good mileage and i really loved it at first now it is giving me a lot of grief. I looked into the problem and found many others that are having the same issue and that the term normal is not correct that it is a known problem with the transmission in the fiesta, and the focus. Ford motor company ford notified the agency on april 23, 2015, that they are recalling certain model year 20 2014 ford fusion and lincoln mkz vehicles manufactured july 1, 2012, to. Users ranked 20 ford fiesta against other cars which they droveowned. By now it is a wellpublicized issue that fords powershift dualclutch. As a result, the transmission does not use a torque convertor, which can sap fuel economy. Please research the transmission before purchasing. Nov 02, 2015 my 20 ford fiesta powershift transmission issues, part 2.
This manual describes a range of product features and options, sometimes before they are generally available. Ford fiesta 20, rapidcool transmission oil cooler kit by hayden. It has since become one of the most popular ford models around the globe. The most recently reported issues are listed below. The tsb has already been applied earlier and nothing has helped for long. How to professionally tint a car door window 20 vw jetta for beginners duration. Jan 15, 2016 the digital mailbox over at has been overflowing with complaints from ford fiesta and focus owners lately, who were unfortunate enough to opt for fords powershift sixspeed automatic transmission. The worst complaints are hesitation when trying to accelerate, slipping, chugging, and clanging, hesitating, loses power. To see how frequently ford fiesta problems occur, check out our car reliability stats. The dualclutch transmission, simply put, is a manual transmission that the computer shifts instead of the driver. My 20 ford fiesta powershift transmission issues, part 2. The powershift transmission is basically a manual transmission controlled electronically by a computer while using a dry clutch rather. What you have is a dual clutch 6speed manual automatic that relies on 2 clutches to switch between gears.
The ford powershift gearboxes were built by getrag ford transmissions, a jointventure with getrag. This is a fairly common concern with this transmission and there are 2 ford recalls for this problem, exactly. However, the new powershift gearbox used in the ford fiesta and ford focus used dry clutches. Ford fiesta transmission problems warranty extension to 7. Sadly, the downside to these transmissions is jumping, lunging, and lurching.
This premium transmission oil cooler features a unique plate and fin design, which is 33% more efficient than a comparable tube and fin design. I have had transmission problems my radio pops off and on i have had it in twice for the transmission issues and will need a 3rd time. Page 122 maintenance capacities capacity in litres variant item gallons power steering system max mark windscreen and rear 2. See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. Dear ford, we are upset over the repeated problems with our 20 ford fiesta, brand new on 718 20. Following a scathing analysis from the detroit free press regarding fords handling of their dualclutch transmission troubles in the focus and fiesta, the company has apparently ordered dealerships to fix all affected cars for free, regardless of warranty status automotive news is reporting that the company sent a memo out to dealerships instructing them to fix.
It is currently at ford almost two weeks now on a simple job that would take three days. I bought a ford fiesta 20 two years ago and since then it has been at the dealership for the transmission clutch. Nov 23, 2015 my 20 ford fiesta powershift transmission issues, part 5. I queried ford when i had just bought the car and never heard back from them. Ford is recalling certain model year 201120 fiesta vehicles, manufactured from november 3, 2009 through september 21, 2012.
The latest move covers 2014 through 2016 model year focuses built before nov. The worst complaints are transmission, engine, and accessories interior problems. What you need to know about fords powershift transmission. Automatic transmission parts for ford fiesta for sale ebay. It was rocked back and forth and something may have come lose on the gear changer. Ford extends transmission warranty for 560,000 fiestas, focuses.
Again we were told this was normal and due to the cvt transmission. Ive got a 2012 ford fiesta with massive transmission issues. The 20 ford fiesta s 4cylinder engine is capable enough, but its more notable for its fuel efficiency than its power. I have a 20 ford fiesta that has had one clutch replacement and many. Fords automatic transmission in the fiesta and focus are different than a traditional setup, and have had issues. August 14, 2019 in the wake of transmission concerns in its fiesta and focus. The issue with the automatic transmission in the ford focus and ford fiesta is another example of how we are working to protect the rights of americans who deserve safety and comfort. This website provides information to consumers that can be used to alleviate the problems they may be experiencing with their fiesta, andor legal remedies available to them under state lemon laws. I think the transmission in my 2011 ford fiesta is shot.474 1429 1253 651 775 790 1091 532 543 488 1027 909 157 913 951 231 1433 624 317 488 419 1191 647 1064 936 1532 1569 517 234 1049 890 6 260 154 237 552 1299 1471 787 603 836 1163 380 433 299