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alexp999 last won the day on June 18

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About alexp999

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    Mk3.5 Focus ST 2.0 EcoBoost
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  1. If there was nothing interfering with it, it could just be a software gremlin. Future software updates could resolve it. Do you have any dashcams, or electrical devices connected?
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  3. This is for the Sync software not the maps. You can usually get the SD card maps for between £50 and £100 on ebay.
  4. Master reset usually refers to the sync procedure. How new is the phone you're trying to connect? Disconnecting the battery often helps. Otherwise try disconnecting the module in the footwell and reconnecting it.
  5. Are you sure it's not just doing a regen?
  6. It's the only really the tyres and brakes that need a bit of time to bed in. Gearbox can be a little stiff when new too (but that takes several 1000s to really slicken up) Engine is not an issue nowadays, obviously still don't rev it high and put it under high load until it's warm. I just followed what the manual says then did the usual service at 12k/1yr.
  7. It's covered for 3 years as long as it's reported as an electrical issue and they don't try and fob you off that it's trim. If you've only just bought it you have at least 6 months if it was from a business seller anyway.
  8. My 2010 Titanium had the perimeter alarm. Maybe it was only on certain trims for the early cars.
  9. Afaik all UK Mk7 Fiesta's have the perimeter alarm, which is triggered by any door, the boot or bonnet opening when the car is locked. The ST has a thatcham alarm with interior motion sensors.
  10. They should all be ignition switched circuits, not engine switched ones. I have mine wired in to the heated steering (not on the Mk3 PFL), and it keeps running when the engine stops from stop-start. I would expect heated seats to keep going. Perhaps one of the switched circuits for the audio, or windows?
  11. Perhaps they could bring in simulators for areas that don't have access to all the roads required? I just think at the moment drivers can pass without the required knowledge or experience of certain types of road. Even if it's in the highway code, many people unfortunately only learn what's needed to pass the test. The bare minimum for their area.
  12. Have you tried a master reset?
  13. 2017

    Don't forget the trip computer and fuel gauge don't include the last 5L of tank capacity (reserve). So the range should be closer to 400.
  14. I'm guessing yours might have the separate bluetooth module. On cars like the Focus it's in the passenger footwell. If you can find it, it might be worth disconnecting for a few mins. Either that or disconnect your main battery, to force a reset of the modules. The old bluetooth modules had a habit of crashing and had to be unplugged or have power disconnected to reset.
  15. I think they are under the boots at each end of the steering rack. Nylon rings iirc.