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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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I fancy a used Focus C-Max 1.6 Auto but have heard they suffer

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I fancy a used Focus C-Max 1.6 Auto but have heard they suffer from a lot of gearbox problems and limp-mode indications - what are the facts her?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Ford
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Expert:  Matt replied 3 years ago.

there are 2 types of auto box the regular automatic and the CVT unit

the CVT unit is the one to avoid as this had all sorts of gear selection and drive issues as it got older as it wasn't up to the torque of the diesel engine , whereas the regular auto is fine

the CVT cars where known as durashift
Expert:  Matt replied 3 years ago.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Nice simple answer, just what I wanted. I'll avoid the CTV versions

Thanks Mate, well satisfied.

Expert:  Matt replied 3 years ago.
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