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Don Ridley

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  1. Global window close is apparently not approved/allowed for the North American market. Your TC is not faulty. You can add this feature and others by using Focccus or more Forscan. The dealership probably won't or can't make this modification.
  2. TC dash screen

    The small screen is the instrument panel cluster (IPC). I doubt it could be swapped without changing some programming in the ECU (actually IPC and BCM modules). BUT..it would be awesome if someone tried. You will be on your own because Ford won't help. Maybe a scrapped Focus can donate one. Who knows if they are even the same size?
  3. They are expensive for reflectors, but Ford makes them prohibitively expensive by charging a core charge equal to the price of the item. I am waiting for someone to return the black trim piece as the core to see if this is acceptable.
  4. Jacks

    Are you parked in a handicap spot?😨
  5. The advantage of reading DTCs is there are hundreds of codes that will trigger even when nothing is "broken". E.g. turn on the lights while you have a bulb out of the socket...this will set a code. Or pull a fuse to check where power is going and this may set a code. So you may find something is going on even when there are no noticicable symptoms. I use Forscan lite on my phone to check codes about once a month. Something is always triggered if I have been messing around with things.on the TC 😃
  6. This explains how the PATS key system works. You need to read the diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) to see if that is the issue. Use Forscan (free) but you need to by an OBD Mx scantool ($80). Otherwise you need to go to a Ford dealer or sophisticated shop with an equivalent scanner. https://www.amazon.com/ScanTool-426101-OBDLink-Bluetooth-Professional/dp/B006NZTZLQ/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1528487080&sr=8-4&keywords=obd+mx+bluetooth pats.pdf
  7. Door Sensors

    cargo doors.pdf lift gate.pdf
  8. Door Sensors

    Body Control Module BCM.pdf
  9. Door Sensors

    This should help also: sliding door 3.pdf
  10. Door Sensors

    It looks like you just need to bypass/overide the door ajar switch. My guess is the switch pulls the signal going to the BCM to ground. I don't have the schematic for the latch mechanism. It may be easier to modify the wiring at the BCM. It is behind the glove box and very easy to access. Maybe install a switch that grounds the door ajar signals.
  11. Door Sensors

    It looks like you just need to bypass/overide the door ajar switch. My guess is the switch pulls the signal going to the BCM to ground. I don't have the schematic for the latch mechanism.
  12. Door Sensors

    I assume you have the door modules. Try these: sliding door wiring 1.pdf sliding door wiring 2.pdf
  13. Door Sensors

    Which sensors? This post shows the door latch sensors. FYI, I actually used this modification while driving at night recently. Almost forgot it was there.
  14. Fuel filler security

    There is a sophisticated emissions control system integrated into the capless fill system. I don't know if you can open or depress the fuel fill flap without throwing CEL codes.