Some vibration noticed through steering wheel particularly when motor is cold. Intermittent pulsing noise at idle. Was in for 60k service at same time. Said they couldn't find source so I will try again in a few weeks.
Vibration at steering wheel fixed with replacement of engine mount. Intermittent pulsing idle diagnosed as PCV valve - not yet fixed.
PCV valve never fixed.
Engine light came one; TSB 13-12-4, replaced canister purge valve and charcoal canister. Repair attempt failed after 20 days. Engine light turned on; small evaporator leak; replaced capless tube, reset KAM and ROAD test to verify repairs. Car in dealer shop for nine days. Repairs did not work, returned to dealer 13 days later.
Engine light turned on; replace fuel tank pressure sensor; refer problem to Ford tech hot line. repairs did not solve problem.
Engine light turned on; unknown repairs did not resolve problem.
Had the PCM updated to the latest to address stuttering during shifting. Turns out Ford had released a TSB for it and Motortrend magazine and the New York Times had released articles on how this TSB updates was overdue and made a huge diff.
Heat shielding beneath transmission tunnel began rattling, with noise coming through transmission tunnel into passenger compartment. Dealer secured shield material with sheet-metal screws.
Water pump leak. All coolant lost in 2 minuted.
I was losing large a amount of coolant every day, so they had to replace the radiator because of a small hole.
Rear main seal leak. Replaced seal and resealed the oil pan.
water pump replacement. I performed it myself with normal tools.
Hesitating between gears 1 & 2
Check engine light came on, dealer determined there was a faulty oxygen sensor in car, replaced part.
Car would exhibit RPM flare at low speeds. Dealer reprogrammed ECU with latest TSB.
Dealer performed TSB 11-10-2 to address low-speed transmission shudders, shifting flares into 2nd and the occasional tendency for the transmission to refuse to downshift upon deceleration.
Transmission control module re-flashed to latest program. This is suppose to correct irregular shifting characteristics at low speeds under 10 mph. This was also pursuant to a TSB
PCM updated to latest program that is suppose to address drive-ability issues with the Dual Clutch transmission. I was experiencing iradic behavior especially in reverse at times I thought the car would stall out.
Back pressure wasn't allowing a quick and normal fill up
Dealer determined car had defective gas tank purge valves, and replaced them on previous trip. Also determined that the fuel pump had been damaged and needed replacement. Part was on order, and required a separate visit to complete repair.
I had taken my new-to-me car in for its first oil-change at one of the quick-change type places. They said it had an oil leak from the rear main seal. Dealer confirmed this diagnoses but did not have the seal in-stock. Dealer was going to replace the rear main seal on my car to fix an oil leak. Turns out they didn't have a tool they needed to complete the repair. Dealer replaced rear main seal to fix an oil leak, changed the oil and rotated the tires.
Engine was vibrating loudly. Dealer replaced an engine mount. This happened immediately after I had my car in to have the clutch packs replaced. Dealership states they did not cause this problem. I don't believe them. Initially wanted to charge $199.
8/30 returned car to service as problem returned, but worse. Hearing a slight rattling sound in engine when car was bucking and jerking. Almost lost power several times on way back to dealer. 9/2 car still in for service. 220 miles on car.
Vehicle exhibited engine flare on decel. TSB resolved issue
o2 Sensor failed, covered under Ford's power train warranty. Would have been $250+$90 diagnostic+installation labor for apx. $450 if not covered under warranty.
Engine oil leak in two spots.
Oil leak into transmission requiring a replacement of parts and teardown and cleaning of the transmission.
Car suddenly bucked and there was a significant loss of engine power, could not keep it at highway speed without high revving the engine. Took to dealer, the only thing they could find was that I had the wrong PCM software installed
We are getting a yellow "wrench" light that indicates the vehicle needs to be taken to the dealer for service. The dealer can not find why the light is on and resets it. The light still comes on--but not all the time.