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Thanks wildcatj1. That explains it. By the way, the transmission is doing much better. I have learned that it doesn't have a torque converter...wow! It just takes some getting used to. And, you are correct. The dealership was not very helpful and really did not explain the transmission changes at all. I now do have another little problem. Each time I turn off the ignition and then restart the car, the passenger dual-zone climate control temperature increases by 1 degree. That's pretty weird. I'm assuming it has a programming issue...but I'm waiting to see if anyone else has a similar problem before taking it to the dealer.Report it
The salesman I had didn't go too much into the new transmission system either. Are there links to tips you could provide? Thanks!Report it
The gas dripped because it has an emergency overflow drain to protect your whole fuel system since everyone loves to pump past the initial full cutoff, and as far as being sluggish in order to eliminate that you would have to get rid of the newer standard style automatic trans, which would also eliminate a good amount of your gas mileage. Apperently your salesman didnt go over this car very well with you, he should've explained all of this to you, Ford has put a lot of time effort and details into the new focus to get the performance and gas milage it has. GREAT CARReport it
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