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DJ_Andy_M

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About DJ_Andy_M

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  • First Name
    Andy

Profile Information

  • Gender*
    Male
  • Ford Model
    Ford Focus MK3.5 Facelift Titanium X
  • Ford Year
    2015
  • UK/Ireland Location
    Hampshire
  • Annual Mileage
    15,001 to 20,000

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  1. LED conversion will not be road legal, an MOT failure, and will potentially void your insurance. They fall into the same context has HID conversion, and will also need headlight washers and auto leveling.
  2. Your car is under warranty, and therefore when it goes to a Ford service centre should be serviced to the specifications required to ensure the warranty remains i.e genuine ford parts, otherwise what's the point of it, and whats the point of a Ford branded service centre if they are going to use cheap parts?
  3. Which engine size and what year do you have?
  4. You are very welcome :) The car its self is a lovely car and I was devastated when mine went pop. Partly my own fault and lack of knowledge in all honesty, which is why I try and pass on what I have learned from other people here.
  5. I would like to tell you which software you'd need to use, and how to do it but I fear that you'll only go and break your car and come back on here squealing like a child because you did so and blame us for your incompetence. Secondly I'm sure your company wouldn't appreciate you peeing around in the ECU and other associated modules. If you really don't like the feature, hand your car back to the company and get a different one.
  6. 2010 should be a Euro 5 and therefore shouldn't/won't have eloys fluid. Correct. The 1.6TDCi engine is used in both MK2 and Facelift MK2.5 and they need to be nurtured like a small child. Must be serviced on time evey time Oil changes every 6000 miles recommended Check injector seals for leaks Those are the bits I learned from losing my 1.6TDCi engine at 88,000 miles.
  7. The reg plate light is an LED and cannot be replaced.
  8. I work in IT too :) Sync 2 its self can be updated with a USB stick to the latest Sync 2 but Sync 3 runs on a completely different OS. Sync 2 is Windows Mobile 6.5, Sync 3 is Blackberry's QNX.
  9. Which will also result in it coming back to your MOT station because they passed it and they could loose their ability to perform MOTs. Not a smart idea all round.
  10. That's just an insult to offer that. God lord the manager who would have dealt with me would be in therapy for the next 5 years.
  11. To be honest, Sync 2 isn't all that bad provided you get the latest update installed on it. I'm happy with mine now its on the latest. Yes it's not the most snappy system in the world but it isn't as slow as it was when I first got the car 6 months ago.
  12. Get one from a scrappers. Give it a good clean with carb cleaner and stick it on the car or take your exisiting one off and give that a good clean. It's a messy job but I've done it a couple of times with excellent results.
  13. Yeah... at 88K mine had the injector seal failure and the engine ran way, along with constant DPF issues even with a filled eloys tank.
  14. One piece of advice to add from a macOS user... Make sure you delete off the hidden .filename.mp3 (full stop on the front) files if you do it from a Mac because it will confuse the head unit. My Sync 2 system has kittens if I don't do it.
  15. I'll give this a test tomorrow and let the car run for 5 minutes then as I expect after todays poor attempt at snow, there will be some ice. I'm pretty convinced it isn't working though. Hello Ford warranty again if so.