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Old 06-29-2016, 09:34 PM   #1
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Reprogram APIM with ELM327 and Forscan to add backup camera

I know some of you don't browse the focusst.org often, but I came across this and wanted to pass it along:

Focus ST Backup Camera (Enabling APIM Rear Camera Option)


I just tried this with an ELM327 and it appears to have worked. When I shift into reverse, after a few seconds it comes up with the camera error and to contact the dealer. I actually have the license plate led/trunk switch camera installed, I just have to wire it to the MFT now.

One thing to note, I had to connect with FORscan at 38.4kps using the cheapo ebay ELM327 or it would not read the APIM.

More info in the ST thread.


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Old 06-29-2016, 10:40 PM   #2
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If there is a reliable camera option, this might be worth looking into.
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This is the one I have, and I know other members have used this one as well:

Back Up Camera for Ford Focus 2012 2015 Focus 2 Focus 3 Rear View Reverse Camera | eBay
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This is the one I have, and I know other members have used this one as well:

Back Up Camera for Ford Focus 2012 2015 Focus 2 Focus 3 Rear View Reverse Camera | eBay
I guess I have that one. I picked the cheapest I could find in that style. Works ok and looks oem. Installing it just sucks but after you get your old one out you'll be fine.

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