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Old 11-06-2017, 05:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I am quite surprised at the issue with the Focus. In spite of being a cheap car I know a few people that have and continue to own them trouble free.
It's a huge known issue with fords DCT. I had a 12" focus as well and dumped it off as soon as I started having the shuddering issue. I also had an power steering motor fail in mine. A renter of ours has one and has had the clutch replaced twice and the ECU.
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:16 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Old 11-08-2017, 03:19 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I have a Tacoma that's been dead reliable, although obviously not a car. 4wd is nice in winter
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Get a Corolla and a camry or a Highlander depending on specific needs. From experience these will let you drive the most and worry about the car the least. You don't want a turbo if you want to have low maintenance
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