Guy Heaton

No auto lock on the mk4

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I want the doors to lock automatically while driving.  I can't find anything that says the MK4 can do this.

This seems daft to me, pretty much every other modern car can do this. 

Or am I missing something?

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Ford Europe does not support autolocking because of legal reasons. The possibility to activate the autolocking functionality in the car configuration is greyed out in the Ford diagnostic system software since 2007. This basically means that a Ford dealer can not activate autolocking.

If you want to activate autolocking you need a Ford specific diagnostic system that has the ability to activate the autolocking system. For example the free Forscan software in combination with a (modified) ELM327 interface. Once activated the autolocking functionality can be switched on/off on the Focus MK4 from within the instrument cluster menu.

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Cheers, I'll have a Google for forscan

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where within forscan can i find the setting to enable autolocking?

i have just used forscan to enable the rear camera i installed, was looking for auto locking and cant find it.

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My only worry with forscan is I'll screw something up and invalidate my warranty.

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I fund where to enable it I. Forscan now.

But it won’t allow me to enable it. I’m in the UK with a UK focus, so I’m guessing it can’t be enabled on a UK model?

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18 minutes ago, Wezaa said:

I fund where to enable it I. Forscan now.

But it won’t allow me to enable it. I’m in the UK with a UK focus, so I’m guessing it can’t be enabled on a UK model?

Does it say why? Is it part of the extended licence?

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1 hour ago, alexp999 said:

Does it say why? Is it part of the extended licence?

It was because I want in engineer mode. 

After that it let me change it, but fail to write the change. So still not enabled atm.

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On 6/15/2019 at 11:06 AM, JW1982 said:

Ford Europe does not support autolocking because of legal reasons.

Another naff decision by Ford. I wouldn't be without auto locking where I drive, especially in any kind of newer car. The amount of numptys going around trying to get into/steal cars is unreal.

Maybe I will rethink my future car being a Ford if this is not a feature! 😛

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We able to enable it on my MK3.5 just now. Tested and working.

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More carjackings = more replacement cars sold. the rate that car sales are dropping they are getting desperate

 

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