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Matt_focus_zetec
Hello all ,

I have found some info out a few months ago about my focus i got it off a ST170 SITE so credit does go to them but i will say it here anyways


*******WARNING DO NOT TRY THIS IF YOU LIKE TO KEEP A CHECK ON MILEAGE AFTER EVERY REFILL LIKE ME AS THIS WILL RESET THE TRIP METER******************

1.GET IN FOCUS

2.PUT KEY IN STEERING LOCK OFF

3.HOLD DOWN TRIP RESET BUTTON ON INSTRUMENT PANEL

4.TURN IGNITION ON AND START ENGINE

5.NOW YOUR CAR IS IN SELF DIAGNOSTIC MODE

YOU CAN NOW CHECK IF THE CAR HAS ANY DTC CODES IN THE MEMORY ,CHECK ALL GUAGES ,CHECK ALL INSTRUMENTAL PANEL LAMPS EVEN ONES U DONT USE E.G. ABS GLOW PLUG LIGHT ON PETROL AND AUTO GEARBOX LAMP YOU CAN ALSO SEE YOUR REV METER IN DIGITAL

Give this a go its quite cool and also dtc codes are usefull if you know what to do with them try googling dtc library there used to be a program you could get but i dont know if its avaliable anymore

Thanks


Matt :D
vinnyvangough
Very useful bit of info there mate, well discovered.
Matt_focus_zetec
anyone tried it yet ?
Rikos
Topic now pinned :)
Matt_focus_zetec
Nice one for pinning htis has anyone tried it yet it works on fiestas too my mrs has one
mintalkin
this will work on any digical display
wilkanton
Just tried it on my 1.8 TDCi 53 reg and all it showed was GAUGE and total milage. :huh:
wilkanton
Just accidentally found the complete version of this Self Test function on eBay.
Will give another shot tomorrow.
wilkanton
[quote name='wilkanton' post='5545' date='Oct 1 2008, 09:50 PM']Just accidentally found the complete version of this Self Test function on eBay.
Will give another shot tomorrow.[/quote]


Just tried it again and it doesn't work. :(
Matt_focus_zetec
I dunno hey u just cant please some people it will do as i said it would when ur in the mode just keep pressing thereset button and it will take u thru he menu's

remeber hold down before put key in put key in and turn on ignition striaght away and start it straight away dont hesistate

Matt
jackal2k5
yea done it on my ghia last night ran fine does any1 no what site to look at to find out what the error codes mean?
Matt_focus_zetec
Im sure if u look up dtc library it will let u download a small program which has them all in if not type in dtc codes on google shou find you somthing

Thanks


Matt
getfocusworking
[quote name='Matt_focus_zetec' post='7385' date='Nov 14 2008, 02:47 PM']Im sure if u look up dtc library it will let u download a small program which has them all in if not type in dtc codes on google shou find you somthing

Thanks


Matt[/quote]



Hi...
Does anybody know how to clear the DTC codes from the test panel.

Mines showing dtc 001
SierraYankee99
[quote name='getfocusworking' post='7445' date='Nov 17 2008, 03:25 PM']Hi...
Does anybody know how to clear the DTC codes from the test panel.

Mines showing dtc 001[/quote]

IIRC that just means theres 1 dTC code logged. You'll need to hook it up to the Ford computer to read which code is logged.
matt b
just done it on my st170 and its works a treat, although ium not gettin no dtc codes i am getting 2 codes, well i think they are codes coming up before it goes to dtc and they are R22 and E001 does anyone know what these mean
brunomedina
I use thi trick a lot
to see speed and fuel level

I found one document about it in one brazilian forum of ford's

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Self-Diagnostic Mode - Instrument Cluster

1. To enter the instrument cluster self-diagnostic mode simultaneously depress and hold the tripmeter reset button then turn the ignition switch to position II or III.
2. Release the tripmeter reset button when TEST is displayed on the LCD. This will take between 5 and 8 seconds.
3. The instrument cluster will enter the gauge sweep test.
4. To navigate to the following tests while in self-diagnostic mode depress the RESET button to move to the next test.
5. The self-test is deactivated when the ignition is turned to the OFF position.

#.Test
#.Syntax Displayed
#.Gauge/Indicator/Display Tested
#.Description

#.1..Gauge sweep.
#.GAGE.
#.Tachometer, speedometer, temperature and fuel.
#.All gauges go through a full up and down pointer sweep smoothness check, which takes approximately 5 seconds.

#.2..Fill in all LCD.
#.8888.
#.LCD display built into Speedometer.
#.Fills in LCD display therefore seeing if display functioning correctly.

#.3..Indicator bulbs.
#.BULB.
#.Instrument cluster illuminates indicator and warning indicators.
#.Illuminates all the warning indicators that are controlled by the instrument cluster.

#.4..ROM level.
#.rXXX.
#.Instrument cluster read only memory (ROM).
#.Displays the instrument cluster ROM revision level.

#.5..NVM level.
#.EXXX.
#.Instrument cluster non volatile memory (NVM).
#.Displays the instrument cluster NVM revision.

#.6..DTC.
#.XXXX or NONE.
#.Diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs).
#.To list the DTCs stored, press the RESET button.
..REFER to the instrument cluster diagnostic trouble code (DTC) index below.
..The DTC codes will scroll through if there is more than one.

#.7..Road speed mph.
#.XXX.X.
#.Speedometer.
#.Displays the speed signal input in mph.

#.8..Road speed Km/h.
#.XXX.X.
#.Speedometer.
#Displays the speed signal input in Km/h.

#.9..Engine speed.
#.XXXX.
#.Tachometer.
#.Displays the tachometer input signal (RPM).

#.10..Fuel volume.
#.FXXX.
#.Fuel sender system.
#.Displays the fuel volume signal input.

#.11..Coolant Temp.
#.XXXC
#.Engine coolant temperature.
#.Displays the engine coolant temperature signal input.

#.12..Battery Voltage.
#.bXXX.
#.Battery Voltage (t).
#.Displays battery voltage input.

#.13..ABS fail.
#.Ab-[H/L].
#.ABS system.
#.Displays ABS raw cluster input. (H = open-circuit, L = ground).

#.14..Electronic Brake Distribution Failure (EBD).
#.Eb-[H/L].
#.EBD system.
#.Displays EBD raw cluster input. (H = open-circuit, L = ground).

#.15..Illumination.
#.IL-[H/L].
#.Cluster and instrument panel illumination.
#.Displays instrument cluster and instrument panel illumination. (H = ON, L = OFF).

#.16..Crank Sense.
#.Cr-[H/L].
#.Cluster and instrument panel crank sense.
#.Displays Cluster and instrument panel Crank sense. (H = Ignition, L = Ground or over-charging).
#.(Crank sense it the Pos I (Accessory) supply to the cluster. If this is missing then the cluster will remain dead for about 20 seconds after key on. Then it will function normally. This can happen when someone fits a radio and blows the accessory fuse).

Note:
Additional tests are available after number #.16 but are not useful for diagnostics.

Note:
Later vehicles had a "cost reduced" cluster that had a different Engineering Test Mode layout. These came in about 03-53 reg, and can be distinguished by only the symbol lighting up in the tell tale rather than the whole lot. (LEDs rather than bulbs).
These clusters used stepper motors for the gauges rather than the air cored ones and did not have a Gauge Sweep test?

Self ..........DTC.......... Description
Diagnostic
Mode
Displayed
DTC

9202 ..........B1202.......... Fuel pump module circuit open
9204 ..........B1204.......... Fuel pump module short to ground
9342 ..........B1342.......... Instrument Cluster ECU is defective
9317 ..........B1317.......... Battery voltage high (greater than 16V)
9318 ..........B1318.......... Battery voltage low (less than 10V)
9359 ..........B1359.......... Ignition Run/ACC circuit failure
A143 ..........B2143.......... NVM memory failure
A477 ..........B2477.......... Module configuration failure
D041 ..........U1041.......... Invalid data for vehicle speed
D027 ..........U1027.......... Invalid data for engine RPM
D073 ..........U1073.......... Invalid data for engine coolant
D262 ..........U1262.......... Missing speed, tacho, engine temp, or dometer count
D123 ..........U1123.......... Invalid data for odometer
Malc Tulloch
Does any-one know if this will work on my 2005 Fusion.
Cheers.
SierraYankee99
[quote name='matt b' post='9333' date='Jan 6 2009, 07:22 PM']just done it on my st170 and its works a treat, although ium not gettin no dtc codes i am getting 2 codes, well i think they are codes coming up before it goes to dtc and they are R22 and E001 does anyone know what these mean[/quote]



Neither are dtC codes mate, get it properly read by a garage.
Sid_WRC
hey guys i've just made a video showing and explaining how to run this diagnostic in my focus and my mums s-max, im uploading it to youtube now so i'll post a link soon :D


ok here is the link, its going through the processing atm but it should be ready to view soon

[url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5R-cBB6BQ0"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5R-cBB6BQ0[/url]
Nug878
Just tried it on mine. It works, all the guages, instrument lights are fine. And no codes to report. :D

Thanks for that, should come in useful one day.
focus1.8zetec
hi all will this work on my 1.8 1999 focus zetec cheers

ste
cressws1
Worked a treat on my 1999 1.8 Focus Zetec. One error code though, DTC 9202.

Can anyone translate what was said in the earlier post about the fuel pump into english (non mechanic) please?
jasonst170
[quote name='matt b' post='9333' date='Jan 6 2009, 07:22 PM']just done it on my st170 and its works a treat, although ium not gettin no dtc codes i am getting 2 codes, well i think they are codes coming up before it goes to dtc and they are R22 and E001 does anyone know what these mean[/quote]
i also have an st 170 my mrs has a st150, this tip works on allmost every ford. i have been on the spanners 4 17 years and ford is 1 of the places iv worked. i have a copy of fords tis disc which has all the info that ford use. i will put up some common code in the future any special reuests please message me or email addictions@orange.net

ps codes are only pointers and gives an idea of where to diagnose from.
oto
Nice one. Thanks.
owls4ever
after being a bit skeptical i went and tried it

bloody excellent call whoever designed this one - now when i see the fuel warning light come on i can actually tell when im about to run out as opposed to guessing and paying for fuel at an expensive fuel station when i know i can get to one 20 miles down the road

p.s just out of interest how long (in miles) do people reckon they have in ford focus edge model 54 reg when the fuel warning does go out?

sweepstake ahoy me thinks :rolleyes:
croc86
Have tried this on my recently installed trip computer on my Focus 1.8 TDCi 53 reg using various timed combinations of holding the reset button and starting the engine, but I get nothing! :(

Can anyone also tell me how to get the trip computer into calibration mode for mpg? I have tried holding the INFO button in while starting the engine (as suggested on other forums) and all I get is 'On' displayed on trip computer LCD, which I can toggle to 'Off' by pressing the setting button.

Anyone know what the 'On' and 'Off' refer to exactly on the trip computer?

Thanks :blink:
Razor7
[quote name='Matt_focus_zetec' post='4068' date='Sep 14 2008, 08:56 PM']Hello all ,

I have found some info out a few months ago about my focus i got it off a ST170 SITE so credit does go to them but i will say it here anyways


*******WARNING DO NOT TRY THIS IF YOU LIKE TO KEEP A CHECK ON MILEAGE AFTER EVERY REFILL LIKE ME AS THIS WILL RESET THE TRIP METER******************

1.GET IN FOCUS

2.PUT KEY IN STEERING LOCK OFF

3.HOLD DOWN TRIP RESET BUTTON ON INSTRUMENT PANEL

4.TURN IGNITION ON AND START ENGINE

5.NOW YOUR CAR IS IN SELF DIAGNOSTIC MODE

YOU CAN NOW CHECK IF THE CAR HAS ANY DTC CODES IN THE MEMORY ,CHECK ALL GUAGES ,CHECK ALL INSTRUMENTAL PANEL LAMPS EVEN ONES U DONT USE E.G. ABS GLOW PLUG LIGHT ON PETROL AND AUTO GEARBOX LAMP YOU CAN ALSO SEE YOUR REV METER IN DIGITAL

Give this a go its quite cool and also dtc codes are usefull if you know what to do with them try googling dtc library there used to be a program you could get but i dont know if its avaliable anymore

Thanks


Matt :D[/quote]IT DOES WORK, IVE HAD 2 FOCUS'S FOR YEARS AND THEY HAVE BOTH WORKED FOR YEARS! :lol:
jay1981
This also works on 2008 onwards Focus, have tried it on a couple.

Worked on my old 2000 Escort TD.
Danno7
Excellent post.
Will definetly try in the morning.
I found a short list of common codes that might be handy.

[url="http://www.x431ltd.co.uk/website/trouble%20code%20database/ford.html"]http://www.x431ltd.co.uk/website/trouble%2...abase/ford.html[/url]
Danno7
Tried it, Liked it.
Nice little trick there, thanks.

2 things ?

On my LED Test, the Frost light(*) flashes from amber to red while the others stay stable. Is this right ?
and
i have 1 DTC Code - D900, any ideas what this is or is related to please.

Thanks
Jcoventry
This trick also works on the old Ford Ka models with digital display.
smithy3007
hi,

when i do mine it comes up - r22 and E001 what do these mean ???? then no dtc which i get :D

thanks

jamie ....
catch
[quote name='smithy3007' post='51533' date='Nov 29 2009, 08:46 PM']hi,

when i do mine it comes up - r22 and E001 what do these mean ???? then no dtc which i get :D

thanks

jamie ....[/quote]


SNAP!

[quote]matt b

just done it on my st170 and its works a treat, although ium not gettin no dtc codes i am getting 2 codes, well i think they are codes coming up before it goes to dtc and they are R22 and E001 does anyone know what these mean[/quote]

first page last post, same question...I would not worry about it, sometimes to much information gets you worried for no reason......it's like having access to an Enigma machine without having the relevant code book to hand
2009focusboy
I am going to try this tonight
HeadShoT2009
I have a 51 plate focus can I do this as I don't have a trip computer only th standard little sceen on the dash with total milage and mlage that you can reset to work ur mileagE so I don't think I can do it as I don't have a prope trip computer thanks in advance
Bagheera
Nothing happened. Only "Shipping Mode: On / Off" appeared. Off was default chosen. What does that mean?
chris26
I got............... 9359 ..........B1359.......... Ignition Run/ACC circuit failure. wot is this i have just had the engine from a 2004 focus fitted in my car. My car has also lost power it WILL NOT GO FASTER THAN 55MPH. is this due to the code???????????
jeebowhite
[quote name='chris26' date='19 January 2010 - 12:02 AM' timestamp='1263858763' post='60717']
I got............... 9359 ..........B1359.......... Ignition Run/ACC circuit failure. wot is this i have just had the engine from a 2004 focus fitted in my car. My car has also lost power it WILL NOT GO FASTER THAN 55MPH. is this due to the code???????????
[/quote]

hopefully your car isnt still running like this but I would have guessed that its in limp home mode, and you need/ed a mechanic to take a look at it!
Queenminx
Hi,

This trick can be found on www.fordst170.co.uk and it does work:

Self Diagnostics Mode

The Self Diagnostics Mode gives you in-depth information about your engine and the actual numbers in digital. To use it, follow the steps:

* Insert Key but do not turn it on
* Press and hold the Trip Meter Reset Button
* While holding the reset button, start your car and continue holding the button
* Within 10 seconds, the display should change to "test" in LCD font and the needles will do a full sweeping. Release the Button

Pressing the button will now cycle through some 17 different modes

* 1.Shows a Gauge Sweep
* 2. Shows all 8's on the LCD (LCD TEST)
* 3. Illuminates all the bulbs on the dash
* 4. Displays hexadecimal value for ROM level
* 5. Displays the hexadecimal value for EE level
* 6. Shows DTC (Diagnostic Trouble Code)
* 7. Digital Speedometer - mph
* 8. Digital Speedometer - kph
* 9. N/A
* 10. Digital tachometer
* 11.Fuel volume
* 12. Engine coolant temperature
* 13. Battery voltage
* 14. ABS fail
* 15. Electronic brake distribution (EBD) failure
* 16. Illumination
* 17. Crank Sense

The listing of the DTC (Diagnostic Trouble Code) from Number 6 above can be found on the DTC Codes page to view the list of codes and its meanings of it.

List of DTC codes can be found here as well: http://www.fordst170.co.uk/dtc-codes.php
coll247
[quote name='brunomedina' date='07 January 2009 - 10:54 PM' timestamp='1231368284' post='9406']
I use thi trick a lot
to see speed and fuel level

I found one document about it in one brazilian forum of ford's

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Self-Diagnostic Mode - Instrument Cluster

1. To enter the instrument cluster self-diagnostic mode simultaneously depress and hold the tripmeter reset button then turn the ignition switch to position II or III.
2. Release the tripmeter reset button when TEST is displayed on the LCD. This will take between 5 and 8 seconds.
3. The instrument cluster will enter the gauge sweep test.
4. To navigate to the following tests while in self-diagnostic mode depress the RESET button to move to the next test.
5. The self-test is deactivated when the ignition is turned to the OFF position.

#.Test
#.Syntax Displayed
#.Gauge/Indicator/Display Tested
#.Description

#.1..Gauge sweep.
#.GAGE.
#.Tachometer, speedometer, temperature and fuel.
#.All gauges go through a full up and down pointer sweep smoothness check, which takes approximately 5 seconds.

#.2..Fill in all LCD.
#.8888.
#.LCD display built into Speedometer.
#.Fills in LCD display therefore seeing if display functioning correctly.

#.3..Indicator bulbs.
#.BULB.
#.Instrument cluster illuminates indicator and warning indicators.
#.Illuminates all the warning indicators that are controlled by the instrument cluster.

#.4..ROM level.
#.rXXX.
#.Instrument cluster read only memory (ROM).
#.Displays the instrument cluster ROM revision level.

#.5..NVM level.
#.EXXX.
#.Instrument cluster non volatile memory (NVM).
#.Displays the instrument cluster NVM revision.

#.6..DTC.
#.XXXX or NONE.
#.Diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs).
#.To list the DTCs stored, press the RESET button.
..REFER to the instrument cluster diagnostic trouble code (DTC) index below.
..The DTC codes will scroll through if there is more than one.

#.7..Road speed mph.
#.XXX.X.
#.Speedometer.
#.Displays the speed signal input in mph.

#.8..Road speed Km/h.
#.XXX.X.
#.Speedometer.
#Displays the speed signal input in Km/h.

#.9..Engine speed.
#.XXXX.
#.Tachometer.
#.Displays the tachometer input signal (RPM).

#.10..Fuel volume.
#.FXXX.
#.Fuel sender system.
#.Displays the fuel volume signal input.

#.11..Coolant Temp.
#.XXXC
#.Engine coolant temperature.
#.Displays the engine coolant temperature signal input.

#.12..Battery Voltage.
#.bXXX.
#.Battery Voltage (t).
#.Displays battery voltage input.

#.13..ABS fail.
#.Ab-[H/L].
#.ABS system.
#.Displays ABS raw cluster input. (H = open-circuit, L = ground).

#.14..Electronic Brake Distribution Failure (EBD).
#.Eb-[H/L].
#.EBD system.
#.Displays EBD raw cluster input. (H = open-circuit, L = ground).

#.15..Illumination.
#.IL-[H/L].
#.Cluster and instrument panel illumination.
#.Displays instrument cluster and instrument panel illumination. (H = ON, L = OFF).

#.16..Crank Sense.
#.Cr-[H/L].
#.Cluster and instrument panel crank sense.
#.Displays Cluster and instrument panel Crank sense. (H = Ignition, L = Ground or over-charging).
#.(Crank sense it the Pos I (Accessory) supply to the cluster. If this is missing then the cluster will remain dead for about 20 seconds after key on. Then it will function normally. This can happen when someone fits a radio and blows the accessory fuse).

Note:
Additional tests are available after number #.16 but are not useful for diagnostics.

Note:
Later vehicles had a "cost reduced" cluster that had a different Engineering Test Mode layout. These came in about 03-53 reg, and can be distinguished by only the symbol lighting up in the tell tale rather than the whole lot. (LEDs rather than bulbs).
These clusters used stepper motors for the gauges rather than the air cored ones and did not have a Gauge Sweep test?

Self ..........DTC.......... Description
Diagnostic
Mode
Displayed
DTC

9202 ..........B1202.......... Fuel pump module circuit open
9204 ..........B1204.......... Fuel pump module short to ground
9342 ..........B1342.......... Instrument Cluster ECU is defective
9317 ..........B1317.......... Battery voltage high (greater than 16V)
9318 ..........B1318.......... Battery voltage low (less than 10V)
9359 ..........B1359.......... Ignition Run/ACC circuit failure
A143 ..........B2143.......... NVM memory failure
A477 ..........B2477.......... Module configuration failure
D041 ..........U1041.......... Invalid data for vehicle speed
D027 ..........U1027.......... Invalid data for engine RPM
D073 ..........U1073.......... Invalid data for engine coolant
D262 ..........U1262.......... Missing speed, tacho, engine temp, or dometer count
D123 ..........U1123.......... Invalid data for odometer
[/quote]
hi did the self diagnostic test on ROM level got r20. on NVM got E002. on DTC got 9202.it says code 9202 is fuel pump module circuit open is this a failt.it says in the manuel a open circuit mean its working
hawker
I tried this on mine.
It returned a DTC code of 9601.
Seems this means:

B1600 9600 PATS Ignition Key Transponder Signal is Not Received - Damaged Key or Non -PATS Key

I had a spare key made up (only 1 key when I bought it) so its probably got something to do with that. Strange tho how the key works 100% ok.

Heres a useful link of more codes in case anyone is interested.
[url="http://www.fordforums.com/f166/dtc-codes-81076/"]DTC Codes[/url]
starfield
worked on mine

no dtc to report, gr8!!

mine is a 1.8l petrol zetec (56 reg)
bigbossowen
i tried this on my mk3 mong and it works a treat very hand if you brake down or if you are buying
thanks boys and girls
David.Spencer
Works on a 2009 Focus
zev
Hi all,
Do you reckon it would help me.My fuel and temp gauge are not reading prperly. When I switch the engine off the needles shoot up to half way. Have just fueled up and the gauge does register the fuel amount.But still stayed half way when the engine is off. I'm new to cars with computers in them as I've always had old bangers this is the newest car I've ever had so I'm natually apprehensive about messing with the computer. I have a 2002 1.6l lx focus.
zev x
zev
Hi, when you say checks smoothness of gauges what does that actually mean.Only my temp and fuel gauges are playing up .When the engine is switched of the needles shoot up to half way.The fuel gauge appears to be working otherwise,as I've just fueled up and the needle registed the ampount I put in.I read on here that its the norm for ford cars so am not sure what to do now.I'm not mechanically minded nor is my husband.
Thanks
zev





[quote name='brunomedina' date='07 January 2009 - 10:54 PM' timestamp='1231368284' post='9406']
I use thi trick a lot
to see speed and fuel level

I found one document about it in one brazilian forum of ford's

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Self-Diagnostic Mode - Instrument Cluster

1. To enter the instrument cluster self-diagnostic mode simultaneously depress and hold the tripmeter reset button then turn the ignition switch to position II or III.
2. Release the tripmeter reset button when TEST is displayed on the LCD. This will take between 5 and 8 seconds.
3. The instrument cluster will enter the gauge sweep test.
4. To navigate to the following tests while in self-diagnostic mode depress the RESET button to move to the next test.
5. The self-test is deactivated when the ignition is turned to the OFF position.

#.Test
#.Syntax Displayed
#.Gauge/Indicator/Display Tested
#.Description

#.1..Gauge sweep.
#.GAGE.
#.Tachometer, speedometer, temperature and fuel.
#.All gauges go through a full up and down pointer sweep smoothness check, which takes approximately 5 seconds.

#.2..Fill in all LCD.
#.8888.
#.LCD display built into Speedometer.
#.Fills in LCD display therefore seeing if display functioning correctly.

#.3..Indicator bulbs.
#.BULB.
#.Instrument cluster illuminates indicator and warning indicators.
#.Illuminates all the warning indicators that are controlled by the instrument cluster.

#.4..ROM level.
#.rXXX.
#.Instrument cluster read only memory (ROM).
#.Displays the instrument cluster ROM revision level.

#.5..NVM level.
#.EXXX.
#.Instrument cluster non volatile memory (NVM).
#.Displays the instrument cluster NVM revision.

#.6..DTC.
#.XXXX or NONE.
#.Diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs).
#.To list the DTCs stored, press the RESET button.
..REFER to the instrument cluster diagnostic trouble code (DTC) index below.
..The DTC codes will scroll through if there is more than one.

#.7..Road speed mph.
#.XXX.X.
#.Speedometer.
#.Displays the speed signal input in mph.

#.8..Road speed Km/h.
#.XXX.X.
#.Speedometer.
#Displays the speed signal input in Km/h.

#.9..Engine speed.
#.XXXX.
#.Tachometer.
#.Displays the tachometer input signal (RPM).

#.10..Fuel volume.
#.FXXX.
#.Fuel sender system.
#.Displays the fuel volume signal input.

#.11..Coolant Temp.
#.XXXC
#.Engine coolant temperature.
#.Displays the engine coolant temperature signal input.

#.12..Battery Voltage.
#.bXXX.
#.Battery Voltage (t).
#.Displays battery voltage input.

#.13..ABS fail.
#.Ab-[H/L].
#.ABS system.
#.Displays ABS raw cluster input. (H = open-circuit, L = ground).

#.14..Electronic Brake Distribution Failure (EBD).
#.Eb-[H/L].
#.EBD system.
#.Displays EBD raw cluster input. (H = open-circuit, L = ground).

#.15..Illumination.
#.IL-[H/L].
#.Cluster and instrument panel illumination.
#.Displays instrument cluster and instrument panel illumination. (H = ON, L = OFF).

#.16..Crank Sense.
#.Cr-[H/L].
#.Cluster and instrument panel crank sense.
#.Displays Cluster and instrument panel Crank sense. (H = Ignition, L = Ground or over-charging).
#.(Crank sense it the Pos I (Accessory) supply to the cluster. If this is missing then the cluster will remain dead for about 20 seconds after key on. Then it will function normally. This can happen when someone fits a radio and blows the accessory fuse).

Note:
Additional tests are available after number #.16 but are not useful for diagnostics.

Note:
Later vehicles had a "cost reduced" cluster that had a different Engineering Test Mode layout. These came in about 03-53 reg, and can be distinguished by only the symbol lighting up in the tell tale rather than the whole lot. (LEDs rather than bulbs).
These clusters used stepper motors for the gauges rather than the air cored ones and did not have a Gauge Sweep test?

Self ..........DTC.......... Description
Diagnostic
Mode
Displayed
DTC

9202 ..........B1202.......... Fuel pump module circuit open
9204 ..........B1204.......... Fuel pump module short to ground
9342 ..........B1342.......... Instrument Cluster ECU is defective
9317 ..........B1317.......... Battery voltage high (greater than 16V)
9318 ..........B1318.......... Battery voltage low (less than 10V)
9359 ..........B1359.......... Ignition Run/ACC circuit failure
A143 ..........B2143.......... NVM memory failure
A477 ..........B2477.......... Module configuration failure
D041 ..........U1041.......... Invalid data for vehicle speed
D027 ..........U1027.......... Invalid data for engine RPM
D073 ..........U1073.......... Invalid data for engine coolant
D262 ..........U1262.......... Missing speed, tacho, engine temp, or dometer count
D123 ..........U1123.......... Invalid data for odometer
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Richard - H.I.D Kits
clever that, im gonna try that tomorrow. cheers mate :)
bottletree
This trick works on my 1.6 tdci lx model. Thats the one without the trip computer on board.
Deanlp
cool trick, got one dtc code 9601.. wasnt happy... turned out to be something to do with an unprogrammed key in the ignition, think its the missus using the spare key when im at work. not bad though handy if you do suspect a problem.

just to ask a while ago my focus came up with 'engine system fault' which the garage sorted out, but would i have been able to find out the fault through this self test process? what does the garages diagnostics computer tell them other than fault codes? my old vectra has the same sort of thing, got code changed abs pump and that was that.... is there really any need to pay for diagnostics?

thanks - dean
bigdaz86
if you do this or attempt it could it do any damage or cause any problems?


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