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  1. I thought this might be the case - thanks all!
  2. Hi Just picked up my Titanium X 2015 Focus - very happy with it but wish I got the sat nav built in, any one any idea how I go about this or is paying ford £500 the only option? I found sd cards on eBay but i imagine there's more to it! Thanks Marc
  3. Its a Pioneer SPH-DA120 Im not to bothered about the video stuff to be honest jut want to adjust some screen settings but the manual says the handbrake must be on for these settings to become accessible which is a pain!
  4. Hi All Ive recently fitted a new radio headunit to my 2014 Focus mainly thanks to help from people on here! One thing im stumped at is the wiring required to the handbrake - the unit wont allow me to change certain settings unless the handbrake is on which is pretty annoying.. The manual states that the cable must be connected to the power supply side of the parking brake switch, ive not taken it apart yet to not to sure what to expect but when i do get there, what cables should i expect to see and where will i need to connect this? Thanks Marc
  5. Thank you ! All installed now and was working fine... Till this morning I've gone to start it and the whole dash is completely dead, no speedo/ fuel gauge/ Radio/ Displays or Fans.. Indicators work but without the clicking noise, lights seem to work too. I hope I've not screwed it up.. although I've obviously done something wrong, although its strange how it was working fine last night. Hoping its some kind of fuse.. anyone any ideas?
  6. Hi Just a quick question I'm trying to replace my Sony head unit in my 2014 focus, I see 2 aerial like connections into the default Sony head unit , a black and white one - does anyone know which one of these I should be using for my new unit? Thanks Marc
  7. Would somthing like: have all i need? Thanks again :)
  8. Hi All I have a 2014 Ford Focus Titanium Navigator and am looking to replace the current sony unit in the car, the main reason being id quite like Apple Car Play. Looking at this one here My question is, has anyone fitted / had fitted an aftermarket unit into a MK3? My slight concern is it may look a bit odd, once done what displays on the original screen? I'm guessing just the time? Would also like the steering wheel controls to work if possible. Also currently the lock / hazard buttons are part of the sony unit, how does this work? Am around the Guildford area if anyone can recommend any local dealers who can do this. Thanks Marc
  9. Hi all My friend had a 2001 Fiesta MK4, he filled up with petrol earlier (hes certain he didn't put in deisel ), later on when driving he noticed the fuel gauge had considerably dropped and his engine light is now flashing. Hes checked oil but not sure where to go from here, any ideas? Cheers Marc
  10. Sorry it is the focus I have , mk3. Need to update my profile! I guess I would also need a new control for the mirrors so I can fold them from their adjusted top?
  11. Hi all! Guessing the answer may be no but just wondering, how possible would it be to retro fit the folding wing mirrors? Would it be a case of buying 2 new wing mirrors from fords with the motor and then somehow getting it reprogrammed to fold them when it locked or would it be much more complex? Cheers Marc
  12. Just wondering if there is anyway of setting a new focus to lock doors automatically when pulling away? Ive seen a few instructions, but none of them seem relevent to the new model. Anyone any ideas? Cheers Marc
  13. Hi al Just wondering if anyone can reccomend a cradle for an iphone to use in the new focus, googled around but just wondering if anyone here has experence with any in particular you could reccomend? Also, is it easy / possible to change the names around in the phone book so its not last name / first name? Thanks Marc
  14. Just had a look and cant see anywhere in the menu to turn off / on ESP with the handbrake up, ive not seen the message since either, all abit strange.. is it anything to worry about or should it all be ok?
  15. Ah cool thanks for that, that explains it well! Its a 10 plate, had it since april last year and never saw that message last year, i did have a software update in the summer it could be that i guess, ill take a look and will leave it off in the ice. Thanks! Marc