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HarryNLD

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  • Gender* Male
  • Ford Model Fiesta Titanium X
  • Ford Year 2014
  • UK/Ireland Location Other/NonUK
  • Annual Mileage 5001 to 10,000

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  1. Mk7 Fiesta Zetec S Petrol Engine Undertray

    You mean this one? FINIS:1794581 This part fits both Fiesta MK7 and MK7,5 (2008-2015)
  2. Sat Nav for red edition?

    There is no way you can just 'upload' the navigation on a non-navi radio. You need a different screen (one witha sd-card holder), different facia (with navi buttons), different dashboard trim on top of the screen, a GPS antenna (behind your rear view mirror) andadditional cables. When all that is in place, you need to activate it with an IDS computer. Total cost, a lot...
  3. There is a guy on the Dutch Focus Forum that managed to get it working. He used an UCDS and IDS adapter. I'm still waiting on his reply how he actually did it, but it is possible to retrofit DAB after all. And the module I mean is the FCDIM (screen).
  4. Reset of DAB radio

    Does this change of frequency means that England has DAB+ now? I'm asking because I visit England 4/5 times a year, andI've noticed a hugedifference between the Dutch DAB+ network and the UK's DAB network. I would be great if the UK has the new DAB+with better reception right now.
  5. Sony Head Unit Upgrade

    - Sound quality is much better - Bluetooth compatible (if you install a separate Bluetooth module) - The latest Sony models support USB/AD2P (if you install a separate compatible Bluetooth/USB module) - Some models have a cd-changer - Some models support DAB (NOT DAB+, this won't be a problem for the UK) - MP3 disc support - different looks
  6. Strange thinking of Ford, because the UK has a colder climate than The Netherlands. Weird that we do get a standard PTC heater on all the Ecoboost models. Retrofitting should be possible, but it's a lot of work. You need to check if your heater box is compatible with a PTC heater. If it is, you need to remove you dashboard to place the heater element. After that you have to install the complete wiring loom and activate it with an IDS computer. A lot of work :)
  7. Later versions of the Titanium (X) are fitted with a PTC heater. Because the 1L ecoboost is an efficient motor, it produces less heat. When I hooked up an OBD cable with Forscan, there was a DTC fault that said there was a problem with the PTC heater. I turned out to be a faulty relay underneath the LHD headlight. When I replaced the relay the DTC was not there anymore and the interior heated up a lot faster. You could buy an OBD cable and download forscan, or ask you're dealer to check for DTC's.
  8. I'm planning to retrofit the rear view camera on my wife's MK7 (2008-2012). The screen of this camera is integrated in the rear view mirror. I'm hoping that someone could tell me if this mirror has also the auto-dimming function. Otherwise I have to choose between an auto-dimming mirror or the rear view camera.
  9. Fiesta mk7 Horn

    Google is sometimes your best friend: https://www.google.nl/search?q=ford+fiesta+horn&biw=1680&bih=925&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAWoVChMI4LWHuIbeyAIVw75yCh3xqQoB#imgrc=XHgT1Lm51e0i-M%3A
  10. Will It Fit?

    No, the Fiesta has another mounting system. The only 'oem'ish mounting is the overhead Mondeo one. But you need to cut out a peace of your headlining.
  11. Mk7 Titanium - New Alarm?

    Exactly. I retrofitted the Thatcam Cat1 alarm in my MK7,5. This was never an option on the MK7, but the perimeter was. This alarm only needs two parts, the horn in the boot and a bonnet-catch with sensor. The only tricky part is the replacement of the asbuild file. Some dealers will help you with this.
  12. Mk7 Titanium - New Alarm?

    It is very easy, only in the UK you get perimeter alarm standard with the Titanium trim level. Over here in the Netherlands the perimeter alarm option is not even listed as an option. The thatcham alarm, which is standard on the ST model in the UK, is also not listed over here. The TS mentioned his Fiesta isn't an UK spec Fiesta, so it makes perfectly sense. That cleared up, the most easy way is to retrofit the perimeter alarm. Install the horn in the boot and the bonnet-catch with sensor, install the wiring and activate it with an IDS computer. I can't help you with info about an after-market alarm.
  13. Fiesta Radio Speakers

    The tweeter in the rear is placed on top of the woofer. So you've got 2 speakers in 1 casing. here's a picture: http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/iHcAAOSwqu9VTOr1/$_35.JPG
  14. Fiesta Mk7 Parking Sensor Module

    I retrofitted front parking sensors on my old MK7. In my topic you can find some more information. With Google translate you should be fine. There is one loom that ford doesn't make anymore, with a bit of luck you can find it on a scrapyard. http://forum.fiestaclub.nl/index.php?s=&showtopic=15824&view=findpost&p=253702 If you need more info, just let me know.
  15. Dab/fm Signal

    Arob.sco is right, switch off the DAB Service Link. The alternative frequecy option is only for FM.