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About DJ_Andy_M

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    Ford Focus MK3.5 Facelift Titanium
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    15,001 to 20,000

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  1. True. Certainly if they are factory installed LEDs.
  2. There was never anything like a light sensor on the MK1/1.5. I think its just a blemish in the light on the camera or damage to the dashboard.
  3. You'd be correct. I think it was just a typo. The rear one will operate with the engine off. The front one won't and on an auto start stop car the car won't shut down with the front one on.
  4. Deleted.
  5. I'm wondering if mine is doing this occasionally. I'll hit the stop button, and then all of a sudden the dashboard is alive again and the engine hasn't fully stopped. I'll keep an eye on this now I've seen this topic.
  6. Was this meant for another post? This post doesn't mention LED?
  7. It's a 2012 which means it'll probably be the 8 valve version and not the notorious 16 valve version.
  8. What diagnostic machine has it been hooked up to? Forscan will show you a better overview.
  9. Also, when was the Eloys fluid last topped up on this car? It's a 2008 1.6 TDCi so this needs to be checked every service. They also need to be oil changed every 6000 miles too, and I'd also check the injector seals aren't leaking. I had this engine, and I had mine Terracleaned. Much better than what Halfrauds will offer you. Just bear in mind, if you have leaky injector seals or turbo seals that terracleaning your car will remove any carbon buildup that may be preventing them from failing altogether at a later date. Aside from that I'd recommend anyone gets this done if their DPF needs cleaning.
  10. Good luck doing this one. There are so many complex sensors on a MK2 engine and computers that control it I doubt you'll be able to achieve it I'm afraid. If it can be done i'll eat my shoe, but as cars get newer they require so much more than just some fuel and a spark!
  11. Your car has a DPF with eloys fluid. When was this last topped up?
  12. Two lessons learned here. One, don't enable stuff that isn't on your car. Two RTFM before you even attempt to do anything. There is a possible solution, and that is to get a copy of your ASBUILT data and restore that back to the car using Forscan.
  13. Please see this thread. Might be helpful to you. I'll also add, your car at present will not be road legal with them fitted and you'll likely invalidate your insurance.
  14. I was going to ask if anyone had heard anything about a new update. Now I have the answer :) I have just checked Ford Australia and at present there isn't a new update there. Still tells me my car is up to date!
  15. Hmm fair enough. All of my diesels have warmed up faster than my petrols. All Ford I might add. My current Focus kicks out heat within 5 minutes.