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Today i had a transmission malfunction warning, so switched

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today i had a transmission malfunction warning, so switched off the car and started again, the warning disappeared, the car drove well and i couldn't feel or hear any issues, I manually shifted through the gars and still had no problems, the warning was bugging me so i took it to the local garage and it had code P074e_00 (unable to engage gear 6). the mechanic cleared the code and drove it, all was reported to be good. could this have been a spuriouse alert or is it something bigger to worry about. (ps I have driven about 70 miles, mostly on duel carriageways since it first come on with no signs of any problems)
JA: Have you checked the level of your transmission fluid? Is it bright red, or is it dirty?
Customer: ive not been able to check it yet
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: focus 1.6 2016
JA: Are you fixing your Focus yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: at the moment ive just got the fault code and code meaning
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no

Hi - My name is ***** ***** I will assist you this evening. That does sound curious and I know how worrying it can be not knowing what the issue is. Give me a little more time so that I can just check up on a few things for you?

It does not seem like this could be a major issue, especially due to the fact that the code was cleared while the car operated normally. It is something to keep an eye on but I would not worry while the vehicle is still operating well. Do you do a lot of freeway driving or town driving (i.e pull aways and stops). It may be because you rarely engage gear 6 ? For now I would not worry. I will do a little more research into this to see what else I could find in the meantime to perhaps give you some peace of mind.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i drive about 60miles a day going to work and back of which about 75% of that must be in 6th gear

Ok thats great news. Has the issue returned ? Hopefully the issue is resolved and it was just a sporadic warning light issue.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no the warning hasnt come back and i did another 70miles yesterday so hopefully its was spuriouse

Thats great news for now. Is there anything else you need assistance with as I am here to help ? If not, please be so kind as to rate my service as we don't get paid for unrated replies. I am here if you need anything further. All the best Philip

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