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nazsky786

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  • Ford Model FOCUS MK2
  • Ford Year 2005
  • UK/Ireland Location West Midlands
  • Annual Mileage 0 to 5000

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  1. If what you said is right then the reliability issue is actually Ford fault?
  2. So the 1.6 diesel is a Peugeot engine. I was told by people Ford used their engines. It's even said BMW and Ford was about to do another deal that didn't happen. So I have to stick with petrol then?
  3. MK2 Instrument cluster swap

    P1000 is not a code to worry about. It just to tell you it's not completed a test I.e. driven. It help tech to know someone has been in the car and cleared codes. Nothing to worry about.
  4. II'm wondering what cars and engines did Ford use Peugeot engines? Are them models even reliable and did they do this on any Focus models? Just asking as they are not the most reliable to be honest. Volvo engines I know about are the 2.5 litre T5 engines. Some was also made by Yamaha I think was the 1.4 1.6 petrol. In under the impression that pug engines are only diesel.
  5. New (to me) Focus nightmare scenario

    The thing to try is just replace the timing belt, making sure everything is lined up. Most of the time the car works. It's happened and it's easier then buying a new engine and is a definite answer, before ripping the engine apart. So change the timing belt as a kit and you might be lucky.
  6. Focus 1.6 LX losing power

    What year is the car? You may have the common instrument cluster issue. Where car dies, sometimes starts back up after a fit, dash lights up, won't start after is died but does after a short period. Lines instead of mileage. Revtronic fixes this for £40. But some users have resoldered connection, WD-40 etc. The loss of power sound like car is going into limp mode.
  7. Focus 1.6 LX losing power

    What year is the car? You may have the common instrument cluster issue. Where car dies, sometimes starts back up after a fit, dash lights up, won't start after is died but does after a short period. Lines instead of mileage. Revtronic fixes this for £40. But some users have resoldered connection, WD-40 etc.
  8. Updating Mk2 Ford Focus Ghia Headlights

    To make it work I can agree its a lot of work, but possible. My car didn't have the connector for the interior loom, one way to do it is replace the dash loom with one that has. The other option is to find the loom and cut the connector and wiring out and retrofit it to your original loom. You are still then required to install the headlights, the AFL module, steering wheel sensor if you don't already have one and the 2 levelling sensors. Lot of work unless you find a car with these so you can remove them.
  9. HELP HEADACHE MK2 FOCUS WONT START

    Its a communication problem to the ECU, find out why and the car will start, it either wiring, connectors, relays or even the ECU itself. These problems are not simple to fix, as replacing a ECU needs programming. Try James's suggestion of cleaning and reinserting engine harness at fuse box. There is also a connector behind the passenger side kick panel, which you could try the same method.
  10. MK2 Instrument cluster swap

    You copy the config first from the old cluster Plug in the new cluster and copy settings over. You will notice even after doing this the car won't start. This is then when you program the keys and pair the modules. As stated above make sure you enable clock function on the new cluster.
  11. HELP HEADACHE MK2 FOCUS WONT START

    Do check fuses as it can be as simple as a popped engine fuse.
  12. HELP HEADACHE MK2 FOCUS WONT START

    Ok, that's no good but still need to check this first before saying the ECU has issues. 1. Check all the fuses. Inside and in engine bay.And relays if you can. 2. Check the wiring at the ecu its in the engine bay next to the battery. 3. Check for a 5v ref signal with ignition on at any of the engine management sensors IE MAF sensor or crankshaft sensor, check all the pins to see if you find 5volts or near enough. 4. Disconnect all the engine connectors one by one if you cannot see a 5volts at any pin on the stated sensors. If you find 5volts comes back once you disconnect a certain sensor you need to test that sensor. 5........ if you want life to be easy just replace the engine ECU for one you know is working and if it work it works, if not you have to trace wires. 6 trace all wires push all connectors if loose.
  13. MK2 Instrument cluster swap

    Seems FORScan is able to do this according to a quick Google search. Its not something I have used but same layout, Personally I use Focom. You still however need a outcode/incode calculator to do this. This one is free but you need to sign up and http://www.autokeyprog.com/login.php ) which can be used after registration but this calculator is very limited. After a few calculations the calculator is locked and you have to wait 1 day to use it again... Just confirm you have the correct cluster rev range and its from the same fuel type as the car. You cannot get a petrol and put it on a diesel, just won't happen.
  14. MK2 Instrument cluster swap

    Are both clusters from a diesel, and the rev range the same? You need ELMConfig and FoCom, FORScan as far as I'm aware is unable to do Pats coding, which is required in order to do this. You start be copying the setting from you old cluster and moving them over the new cluster and then programming it to the pats. Once you confirmed you have the required stuff then I or another member will details on how you go about doing this.
  15. HELP HEADACHE MK2 FOCUS WONT START

    Problem with this can be as it was stored for a couple of months it could have had rats move in, resulting in wiring being cut. the truth and nothing but the truth will help in answering the following question, did you at all touch positive and negative together when replacing the battery. The steps you should take now are check all fuses, check engine bay that all plugs are connected etc and no wiring issues. Based on what you have said so far your issue is with the Engine ECU, so try retrieving some codes with a obd2 reader. If you get no communication you need to do further tests but do this for now.