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Old 09-19-2013, 06:12 AM   #1191
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When buying my 2013 SE Hatch, I definitely wanted a sunroof. While driving with roof open and all windows closed, one has a sense of openness without much moving outside air actually getting into the car.

When driving alone, open the roof AND crack (or simply open !) the rear passenger side window by about 1 inch or more and feel the rush of outside air just envelop you. Mix some AC with this and most any day becomes a perfect weather day.

If you have a passenger with you, crack (or simply open !) both rear windows 1 inch or more and you will both feel the rush.
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:44 AM   #1192
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I'm upset I dont have a sunroof on my focus as i've had them on my last two cars and grew to love my sunroof, especially at night. But I couldnt until now say if I have liked not having a sunroof im my focus.. its one of the few complaints I have on my foci.
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:04 AM   #1193
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When buying my 2013 SE Hatch, I definitely wanted a sunroof. While driving with roof open and all windows closed, one has a sense of openness without much moving outside air actually getting into the car.

When driving alone, open the roof AND crack (or simply open !) the rear passenger side window by about 1 inch or more and feel the rush of outside air just envelop you. Mix some AC with this and most any day becomes a perfect weather day.

If you have a passenger with you, crack (or simply open !) both rear windows 1 inch or more and you will both feel the rush.
Yup ... that really works! Another thing I noticed, compared to most cars, you can open the sunroof and it is relatively quiet in the car. SUV's on the other hand make that "helicoptering" noise when the windows and sunroof are not open just so.
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:06 AM   #1194
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I wish there was a tip or trick to have the fog lights come on automatically with the headlights using the "auto on and off" feature. Most Fords do that.
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:16 AM   #1195
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I wish there was a tip or trick to have the fog lights come on automatically with the headlights using the "auto on and off" feature. Most Fords do that.
This would be amazing... It's really annoying having to turn them on manually when the rest of the lights are auto. Someone with more knowledge of the electronics in our cars please figure this out!
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:42 AM   #1196
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It might be a thing on the 14s. I have my auto lights on and I've only had to turn on the fog lights once....which was the first time I turned them on. I wonder if ford has an update to do that for all models? I had a 13 as a rental and it did the same
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:57 AM   #1197
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In my other FoMoCo vehicles to get the fogs to come on you put the selector in auto mode and pull the dial out a bit. Simple and it works great! It will remember to turn them on if the car was off a very short time, for example after getting gas.
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It might be a thing on the 14s. I have my auto lights on and I've only had to turn on the fog lights once....which was the first time I turned them on. I wonder if ford has an update to do that for all models? I had a 13 as a rental and it did the same
Hmmm, this might be the case. I have to turn mine back on any time the lights turn off, it's not the end of the world, but it's annoying that it can't remember I wanted them on. :P
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This would be amazing... It's really annoying having to turn them on manually when the rest of the lights are auto. Someone with more knowledge of the electronics in our cars please figure this out!
Maybe it's because "fog" lights are intended for foggy conditions or when you really need the extra lighting only. I'm quite tired of seeing all these useless lights on when the weather is clear. Around here, some silly folks put them on in bright sunshine. The only thing dumber is when one of those "fog" lights is burnt out and they still insist on having the one on. Now that the days are getting shorter, the glare is just annoying; moreso from the complete idiots in their monster trucks.

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Wow! That is a lot of anger. Let's be real, they are not true fog lights. They are decorative. Most car companies now distinguish upper trim levels by adding "fogs" and dual exhaust. (most dual exhausts on car is a joke one pipe off the engine with a "Y" connector at the back to make two) having said that I wish the Focus had dual.
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