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2010 ford focus automatic trsnsmission makes rubbing noise when accelerating from acomplete stop . noise continues until 2nd gear engages. from then on all is fine. reverse sometimes doesnt engage, ma

2010 makes rubbing noise from stop until reachesv2nd gear then it stops . Sometimes slippage and clunk noise when engaging reverse. This is an automatic transmission. All other gears run smooth.Could this be a bad tranny carrier bearing or something worse?

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A carrier bearing usually pertains to the differential assembly and would not cause the symptom you describe. There is a problem with this transmission that causes it to not drop completely to first gear after a period of driving. Ford is aware of it but I do not believe they have initiated a recall. Call your Ford dealer(s) to see if you can find an honest man. Ask for the service manager.

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