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About DeadStick

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  • First Name Chris

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  • Gender* Male
  • Ford Model Focus Titanium
  • Ford Year 2011
  • UK/Ireland Location ---------SCOTLAND-----------
  • Annual Mileage 0 to 5000
  1. Rear Washer Leaking Into Boot

    I had a very similar problem with my old mk1 facelift. Take out your high-level brake light (think it has 2 torx screws) and you'll probably see straight away where the small hose has disconnected from the brake light unit. A little bit of tape on the hose after you've reconnected it should prevent you having to do this again in the near future. Hope that helps you out. Let me know how you get on.
  2. New Ford Focus Titanium

    My dealer told me she had put £20 in the tank before I picked the car up. She wasn't sure I'd believe her because the fuel warning light was still on after she'd done it. At least I know when the light goes on in future there's still at least £20 in the tank. Mmmm, very nice. Paul (2011fiesta) is absolutely right, EVERYTHING else can wait. Get out and drive it. (and let us know what you think) :)
  3. New Ford Focus Titanium

    215/55 (Continentals)
  4. New Ford Focus Titanium

    Glad I didn't get that then. ;) Where did you hear that it sucks?
  5. New Ford Focus Titanium

    Sounds really nice. Looking forward to pics.
  6. New Ford Focus Titanium

    Nice. What engine/colour/optional packs etc did you go for?
  7. Focus Facelift

    My mistake. Sorry about that.
  8. New Ford Focus Titanium

    Thanks. I didn't know that. It just gets better all the time. :)
  9. Focus Facelift

    This might help -
  10. New Ford Focus Titanium

    I have used it quite a lot already and it's pretty good. It certainly understands me with my distinctive accent better than the Mercedes understood Clarkson's 'normal' accent on last Sunday's TG. I've paired up phones, made calls, changed CD tracks, tuned the radio and fiddled with the climate control without any problems. I also like the 'help' command which gives you a list of your current options (incase you forget them) without having to consult the manual. For example, if you flick the voice button and say help it tells you your options include 'climate', 'cd player', 'phone' etc. then once you select one, let's say 'cd player', you can say help again and it'll list available options at that stage of the menu system like 'shuffle', 'play track #' and so on. Very handy when you're on the move and reading the instruction manual is out of the question. Demisting via voice control is excellent too. Instead of turning several dials and pushing buttons only to have to do the same in reverse once the windows have cleared I just flick the voice button and say 'climate', then 'demist on', then a few seconds later 'climate', 'demist off' and the job is done without taking my hands off the wheel or my eye off the road. This is the first car I've had with voice control and I have to say I'm more impressed than I thought I'd be.
  11. New Ford Focus Titanium

    The good thing is all the buttons don't get in the way of just driving the thing. I haven't once accidentally pressed something when I didn't want to.
  12. New Ford Focus Titanium

    Added a few night pics to my gallery.
  13. IMG 1050

    From the album Mk3 Focus Titanium

  14. IMG 0980

    From the album Mk3 Focus Titanium

  15. IMG 1041

    From the album Mk3 Focus Titanium