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Hey guys, would a tune installed help with my rough transmission shifts.

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I wouldn't quite say that it is lugging the engine but more of the natural harmonics of a 4 cylinder. Still annoying but I'm pretty sure it come down to the nature of things.
I hear what you're saying



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I wouldn't quite say that it is lugging the engine but more of the natural harmonics of a 4 cylinder. Still annoying but I'm pretty sure it come down to the nature of things.
There is a lot of truth to this.
 

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I wouldn't quite say that it is lugging the engine but more of the natural harmonics of a 4 cylinder. Still annoying but I'm pretty sure it come down to the nature of things.
I agree. Not actually lugging, but too slow to run smoothly. I’m sure it saves fuel, but it detracts from the drive quality.
 

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I agree. Not actually lugging, but too slow to run smoothly. I’m sure it saves fuel, but it detracts from the drive quality.
That is one of the things I like about the Ford tune. It took a lot of that lugging feeling out. It feels like less of a compromise now.
 

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I wonder what my avg mpg would be if I just drove in sport mode all the time. Sport mode takes away the sluggish feeling as well.
One way to find out!!!!!!
 

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Yeah my job went full telework and now the truck gets driven like 2 miles at a time through suburban traffic. Transmission loves to hang between 1000-1500 rpm and does that kind of gurgle because the turbo isn’t spooling. At least not noticeably.
Once I get it out on 55+ roads, hell, even 40+, the truck is happy as can be. I feel like I’m learning what the transmission likes and doesn’t like. I tried sport mode and the shifts were HARD and I didn’t like 5000+ rpm just getting up to 40mph. Maybe if I was out on open road but with traffic all around it was a bit much.

either way, thanks for all the feedback. It’s comforting to know it isn’t something “wrong”. I’m definitely going to look at the Ford tune if it bumps those lower RPMs up a little to avoid the gurgle/rumble.

edit: i would also like to note that I remote start the truck to let it warm up every time. The short driving intervals are bad, so I try to give the horse a little more time to gallop(even just sitting warming up).
 

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