Owners of a 2011-2012 Volkswagen Tiguan may experience a harsh shift on acceleration while the “ECO” mode is switched on. Before diagnosis or any repair attempt, it should first be established whether the concern is also present when the ECO mode is switched off.
This bulletin applies to 2011 Buick Regal models equipped with the 6T40/45 automatic transmission, built on or before Jan. 15, 2011.
This bulletin applies to 2011-2014 Chevy Cruze vehicles. Some customers may comment on a loud engine rattle or knock type noise, or the accessory drive belt and the lower crankshaft pulley has come off.
Some 2009-2010 Ford F-150 trucks equipped with a 6R80 transmission may show signs of transmission fluid leakage around the transmission bulkhead connector sleeve.
Some 2011 Volkswagen Routan vehicles may have loose crankshaft-to-transmission torque converter drive plate fasteners. The customer may complain about a knocking/rattling noise
Some 2011-2013 Ford E-150, E-250 and E-350 vans equipped with a 4R75E transmission may exhibit an un-commanded torque converter clutch (TCC) apply or partial apply immediately after the 1-2 shift.
This bulletin applies to 2014 and prior GM vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission and auto-start. Some vehicles may rock or move slightly forward or rearward while in Park at start-up after a cold soak.
This bulletin applies to 2010-2011 Lexus GX460 equipped with the A760F transmission; and 2008-2011 LX570 equipped with the AB60F transmission.
You may encounter Hondas equipped with manual transmissions where the trans pops out of gear and/or shifts stiffly.
If a customer with a manual-transmission equipped Honda vehicle (2013 Fit is an example) complains about stiff shifting or popping out of gear, chances are the transmission has old Honda MTF or aftermarket MTF.