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zahtar

! Guide ! Installing Rear Parking Sensors To Fiesta Mk7

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The problem seems to have returned, sometimes it beeps constantly, sometimes it works fine - pretty strange.

I think i will have to give it a closer look - maybe just the cheap made in china crap that broke :D

/Mick

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If it is clean and still comes up with this issue, check the adhesion tape. It will take a lot of beating with moisture etc down there, so give it a look and let us know.

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Can any expert help please----

One of the sellers of the sensor kits states that CANBUS cars may need a relay fitting. (not supplied with kit)

Does this problem arise for a 2015 Fiesta Ecoboost?.

Or can the control unit be tapped into the reverse light wire?

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I don't know what exactly a CANBUS car is, but you could try going to a ford service center and ask that question.

The ecoboost engine is diffrent than the older one, but other than that I think that the rest of the car just had a facelift, so I would expect wiring to be the same. If no member here can answer this, try asking ford. In my case the electrician gave me thorough instructions.

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That magnetic stripe isn't working out for me - removed it and bought a set of normal sensors.

Have anyone tried to spray paint them?

I tried to match the color but not too sure its a match, so i was thinking i would buy a spray kit from Ford in Midnight Sky, and give them a thin layer of paint - would it effect the sensor reads?

Any advice much apprenticed.

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just make sure that the sensors allow to be painted. some do, some don't. The thinner the layer the better, this applies to both paint and clearcoat. I had a problem with false positives from a sensor and after scratching just a little part of the (relatively) thick clearcoat I had applied everything became fine.

You can get the colour code and order it in spray form and of course a spray clearcoat (not sure if ford sells them in spray form). I did it with the touch up brush from the ford touch up kit, that's why I ended up overapplying.

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just make sure that the sensors allow to be painted. some do, some don't. The thinner the layer the better, this applies to both paint and clearcoat. I had a problem with false positives from a sensor and after scratching just a little part of the (relatively) thick clearcoat I had applied everything became fine.

You can get the colour code and order it in spray form and of course a spray clearcoat (not sure if ford sells them in spray form). I did it with the touch up brush from the ford touch up kit, that's why I ended up overapplying.

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Alright, thank you - i think i will buy the spray! :)

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