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#1 edhuduk

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 01:34 PM

Hey Guys!

 

A friend of mine started talking about Unlocking the ECU in your car to get certain things "unlocked" that the car couldn't do before, example: Auto Locking Doors, Reverse Chim when putting your car in reserve.

 

Is this possible on a 2008 Ford Focus? 

 

If any of you have done this? or know how, or know other options you can do, please let me know?

 

Thanks

 

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 01:42 PM

yes you can its a lot of rearing
see here http://www.fordowner...nd-ff2-program/

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 01:44 PM

Awesome! Cheers Dez!



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Posted 07 July 2014 - 01:49 PM

Can this be done by a garage or does it have to be done by yourself?



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Posted 07 July 2014 - 01:52 PM

both but would cost a bit by garage did mine myself after buying a mod elm unit you need to read up
as theres a lot to learn

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 01:57 PM

Awesome ok, do you know if there is a list of what i could potentially unlock?

 

I've got a Mk2.5 2008 Ford Focus Zetec

 

 

Fun times ahead! i'll keep you updated! 

 



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Posted 07 July 2014 - 02:01 PM

its all in the post I sent there a lot of stuff you can do the best I did was put curse control
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Posted 07 July 2014 - 03:49 PM

There is a lot of functionality that is present to be unlocked, but it also comes down to the spec of the car as it is, what is already there and what isnt. For example, you can get eco mode, tyre monitoring etc all by using new firmware on the MK2.5 Insutrment cluster, but you cant get this on the MK2, things like get me home lights, timing of lights, live MPG etc are more universal to all cars. auto door locking and the likes will depend on the GEM board you have.

 

Download the software and your "AsBuilt" from the noted websites and you can use it in offline mode to see what is already there, what isnt and you can see all the options of what you can possibly do.



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