Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Ford is still paying off a 10-year-old lawsuit over its PowerShift transmission

Faulty Ford PowerShift transmissions fitted in the 2011-2016 Fiesta and Focus continue to be a ‘headache’.

Ford was in the ‘eye of the storm’ in mid-2010 when user-reported failures, powershift transmission, In particular, the owner of the model Ford Fiesta and FocusBought between 2011 and 2016.

Although, in reality, a lot of transmissions are installed in these vehicles. turned out to be faultyAmerican manufacturer had to take charge of the situation and respond to various demands Collective and individual buyers, at that time.

But Ford is still affected by this negative episode, which has not spared other car brands. Failure in components of their products. A few days ago the Blue Oval had to pay in America, $58,000 to 2013 Ford Fiesta owner,

Ford had different intentions with the PowerShift transmission

When Ford brought the PowerShift transmission to market, it sought to tout its technology advantages. Fuel consumption and emission of polluting gases, Furthermore, its compact design and lack of hydraulics, He reduced the weight by 70 kg, the total weight of the car,

technically, it’s a six speed dual clutch box Composed of two independent manual transmissions working together. each equipped with a clutch and three gears, allow faster operation,

Yet, going back to 2011 when failures were highlighted, Users reported difficulties To make changes, there is a sound when engaging and disengaging gears, and a jerk when starting and starting the car. from there Ford worked on improvementsBecause PowerShift is still valid.

the places where the most failures occurred, United States, Canada and other cases in Latin American countries. On the other hand, on the European continent, since this technology was implemented in 2008, problems have not been presentedbeyond the ordinary.

Ford Powershift Transmission

In recent years, the PowerShift transmission has been replaced by other eight-speed or 10-speed automatic type on heavy models. A ‘Bitter Sweet Taste’ Chapter in Ford History Also lived in Colombia.

Also Read: This Ford Fiesta Was Heavily Chopped And Now It’s Twizy-Shaped


Jessica Paola Vera Garcia.

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