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    Mk3.5 Focus ST 2.0 EcoBoost
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  1. VW pepper grey is a good match to Ford rock metallic from what I've read.
  2. There could well be an outstanding field service action out on it. So they won't actively recall you, but the next time it is serviced by Ford, they'll apply the update.
  3. Actually just read this on Ford's website, which suggests it is possible on Sync 3.... Two phones can be paired to the system at the same time. One can be used for its phone features, and the other for its media.
  4. Do you mean easy fuel? You should have a filler funnel for emergency filling not from a pump.
  5. Should still have something logged, OP says it showed no error codes.
  6. If the EML has been triggered there will be a logged fault. You need something that can read the Ford codes, like Forscan as has been mentioned.
  7. Did you try clearing the DTCs before writing?
  8. It's the same with the 2.0 ecoboost, it's based on the NA 2.0 duratec. The 1.0 Ecooost is a totally from the ground up new engine though. Even the 1.5 ecoboost is an evolution (in some ways, not in others, lol), of the 1.6 ecoboost. Primarily just shortened the stroke and fit a water based intercooler to the intake.
  9. The problem is going to be the ECU, how you tell the engine is doesn't have a turbo any more.
  10. They're not completely different. While a lot changed, the 1.6 Ti-VCT provided the basis for the 1.6 ecoboost. Same bore x stroke. So while it wouldn't work in practice, theoretically a 1.6 ecoboost without the turbo and associated changes to support the turbo, is a 1.6 ti-vct (sigma) engine.
  11. It's to do with the charging system Ford use. A non-silver-calcium battery will be damaged and cause all sorts of electrical oddities.
  12. The 1.6 ecoboost is based on the 1.6 Ti-VCT anyway, so if you took off the turbo and re-programmed it, it would in theory run pretty much the same as the 125PS.
  13. I don't think it supports having to phones connected at the same time. You could maybe connect your personal phone in USB storage mode if it supports it, and playback music that way?
  14. I really like it. Back has changed a lot, the overall stance is wider and less wedged shaped. Ultimately it's still based on the same "design language" though. They still wanted it to have the familiarity of a Fiesta. If anything I think it's re-introduced some of the Mk6 about it.
  15. (sorry it's Americanised).