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#3431466 - 07/21/14 06:14 PM Re: Focus new clutch, and updated software [Re: CBR.worm]
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Originally Posted By: CBR.worm

Yes, infiniti replaced a lot of engines for oil consumption, primarily in cars with 6mt's, also the early 6mt's were redesigned with stronger 3rd and 5th gear synchros.

Probably a small percentage of the zillions on the road had any problems.

Yeah - I had mine to around 90k and didn't remember any oil consumption. The tranny sometimes would grind but I just got tired of stop and go traffic with a 6MT. It was still an awesome car though. I'd buy another.

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#3431484 - 07/21/14 06:39 PM Re: Focus new clutch, and updated software [Re: Nick R]
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BTW there is a new Field Service Action (Ford's name for a recall) on these transmissions extending the coverage on the clutch assemblies to 7 years 100k miles. FSA number is 14M01, just came out today.
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#3431861 - 07/22/14 01:34 AM Re: Focus new clutch, and updated software [Re: bdcardinal]
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Originally Posted By: bdcardinal
BTW there is a new Field Service Action (Ford's name for a recall) on these transmissions extending the coverage on the clutch assemblies to 7 years 100k miles. FSA number is 14M01, just came out today.


Do you have a link confirming this? I was trying to look it up but couldn't find anything.
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#3432194 - 07/22/14 11:39 AM Re: Focus new clutch, and updated software [Re: Nick R]
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Originally Posted By: Nick R
Originally Posted By: bdcardinal
BTW there is a new Field Service Action (Ford's name for a recall) on these transmissions extending the coverage on the clutch assemblies to 7 years 100k miles. FSA number is 14M01, just came out today.


Do you have a link confirming this? I was trying to look it up but couldn't find anything.


It might not be out in the public yet. It literally popped up 10 minutes or so before I posted that. I was actually about to bill the parts out on a RO, lost my copy of the TSB, and when I pulled up the car in OASIS that recall notice was there.
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