In emergency situations when you must accelerate quickly, valuable time is wasted just trying to get the car into gear. Problem went away once the transmission warmed up. First one failed within a block from dealership, the car was missing a 2nd gear. The vehicle was not repaired. He got back to me a few weeks later and said that ford doesn't have any resolution and doesn't seem to even acknowledge the issue. Not smooth, not new car like.
My car was repaired in an attempt to fix the notchy shifts. My wife and I were almost killed last night in this car. Friction modifier added to transmission fluid. The output yoke is a fixed design, but the input shaft is an oddball 23-spline. Very hard shifting from first to second and same shifting problem back from second to first. This also occurred at least 2 other times between january and march of 2011.
It is also very easy to go backwards with first gear going into reverse instead. Complaint Number: 10405379 Incident Date: April 30, 2011 Date Added to File: June 7, 2011 Description of the Complaint: Rough and hard shifting in 2011 mustang gt manual transmission. Need to change the fluid in your transmission?. Overall, the transmission is solid and works very well; there remains a few gremlins to be sorted out. I know how to shift. I am extremely concerned about getting hit as all lower gears are difficult to engage in cold weather.
Ford have excelled themselves, I'm impressed. Choose from Midnight Series black or silver finish. By the time I was able to get into any gear 4th we had slowed so much cars behind me came screeching to a halt and I thought we were going to get rear ended. Is this car an absolute blast, yet cheap on insurance? Problem appears to be resolved. It is a manual transmission. Also grinds everytime while shifting in to 2nd gear from 1st gear, mainly while turning corners but also when going in a straight line.
With only 1900 miles on the vehicle. The past few days, I have had problems engaging into 1st gear and grinding into second. The shifter also vibrates in your hand in 3rd and 5th gear all other gears are smooth. Replacing the stock shifter with an aftermarket one will provide you with shorter shifts that are more precise. Both feature twin-disc setups and offer a reasonable clutch pedal feel-meaning you don't have to take steroids in order to push down the clutch pedal. I'm 62 years old and have driven any number of manual transmissions I don't understand what the problem is. When you have to get out of the way quickly, you can't get the car in gear and this is really starting to scare me.
Please look into this for I don't want to take it back to the dealer and hear there is nothing wrong with it again. All during this time of about 30 seconds there were other drivers that had exited the highway and had to stop and go around me while I was stuck at the intersection. The passenger side airbag sensor also periodically illuminated. The transmission fluid was replaced per guidance to the dealership from a ford tech. Complaint Number: 10408952 Incident Date: June 26, 2011 Date Added to File: June 26, 2011 Description of the Complaint: I own a 2011 mustang gt 5. Complaint Number: 10402768 Incident Date: May 16, 2011 Date Added to File: May 25, 2011 Description of the Complaint: Accelerating onto interstate on ramp tried to shift into second gear.
The service manager has told me that as my car stands now, there is little he can do until Ford says otherwise. They have an agreement that prevents them for taking responsibility for anything involving the dealer or anything the dealership employees have done wrong. Check out the Lokar firewall push-in dipstick for all Mustangs with a Case fill C4 automatic transmission. Very fun to drive, I came into it from driving an older 6 Cylinder car, and this definitely has some get up and go. This also leads to loss of acceleration and I have been almost rear ended a few times.
The vehicle was taken to a dealer who diagnosed that the transmission was malfunctioning and they were in the process of finding a suitable remedy for the failure. Bus was pulled over in the right lane, slowed down to about 30 mph, an appropriate gap in traffic was coming up. Generaly happens during sharp left turn. Late Model Restoration has no affiliation with Ford Motor Company, Roush Enterprises, or Saleen. The silver is all brushed billet and stainless steel for a flashy, sleek look.