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ford fiesta mk7 titanium head unit upgarde


RickyAustin
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Hi everyone I'm new here and would really like some advise if possabile. I have mk7 titanium with an old version of sync, i can control voulme etc on steering wheel controls and has voice on storck stick. after searching the net i found that i cannot call people hands free from my mobile as you need to save the name and number to the head unit.

Would it be possable to replace the unit with an updated mobile like sync 3. its a sony system.

any advise would be so helpful.

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4 hours ago, RickyAustin said:

I have mk7 titanium with an old version of sync

If your car is 2011 (pre-facelift) as your profile says then you won't have Sync at all.

4 hours ago, RickyAustin said:

Would it be possable to replace the unit with an updated mobile like sync 3. its a sony system.

Even if you did have Sync 1, it's not possible to fit Sync 3 as it was never fitted to the mk7 fiesta.

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Do you have a display with your system? If it's red then it's not sync?

A note on Sync upgrades

The dashboard in the UK/EU models has a different design compared to the US models where Fiestas can be upgraded with OEM components + a custom cable harness and a little bit of dremel drill to remove the old Sync 1 supports. As a result MK7.5 (post face lift) with Sync 1 or 1.1 can not be upgraded easily to Sync 2 or 3 in UK/EU models. Later sync 2/3 systems do "work" but getting it fitted in nicely is where the issue lies.

There is a case of it been done in the UK but required a high level of determination and effort. It's the only example I've seen when I researched it and required custom moulded and sprayed plastic parts (see reddit thread).

 

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