|Yesterday 01:42 PM|
Loaded my car on the trailer and hauled it to work. Gonna finish it up in the evenings after work. Hopefully! lol
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|Yesterday 12:20 PM|
|04-20-2017 05:37 PM|
|A Focused Family||I like that.|
|04-20-2017 05:27 PM|
|04-20-2017 05:20 PM|
|A Focused Family||
There's also a recall they're gonna do that turns off that stupid green shift light lol.
And to get back on track I finally got my tint finished.
Sorry for the crappy pic.
Happy 4:20 everyone.
|04-20-2017 10:01 AM|
OK, understand that.
IDK the details of the recall agreement, but I THINK it's for the 2013-2016 just because of the location of the release switch. Apparently being near the light switch ended up with complaints about hitting it by mistake.
AFAIK the system has been similar since the first Focus that had a hatch/trunk release back in '99 (2000 in US). Basing that on the automatic locking for those equipped that also occurs at a similar slow speed to the disabling of the trunk switch.
For manual trans. cars, there isn't an 'in gear' switch, so they used speed as the trigger for all versions.
According to the info. above, the turn off of the release switch could wait to as high as 4 MPH before happening, and apparently the new max trigger speed is much lower.
The whole deal seems to be much ado about nothing to me, since being able to trigger a hatch release at that low a speed doesn't create much of a hazard. Got a feeling there isn't a standard set for that, saw an earlier report mentioning a 'not while moving' rule this violated. Simple sounding rule, but still needs to be defined better, and that ends up by agreement when a question is raised to avoid making it a Court case.
P.S. - walking speed is often used as a reference for this type thing, and average is listed as 3.1 MPH with 'brisk' at 4 MPH. By that standard they were already in compliance (fast can be up to around 8 MPH).
|04-20-2017 07:13 AM|
Sorry i am not always clear. My head has issues and what seems completely clear to me in what I say, is mud sometimes for others.
hope this clears things up a little and not make this into a bog of UN-understandable crap. lol
|04-19-2017 09:37 PM|
|A Focused Family||
I'm confused now too lol.
It goes in on the 27th for the hatch button recall which takes less than 30 minutes to reprogram and the "Tech" is going to evaluate whether they replace the motor mount because it's seeping through the top of the mount.
|04-19-2017 08:15 PM|
OK, what am I supposed to reread?
Yes, your first comment seemed directed to the engine mounts.
Correction is less clear, not so sure of what that means.
Motor mounts are not going to be all the same as on the std. MkIII, hatch switch and programming IS the same as on lesser models so it gets the same recall for that.
My own post referred to the "but the assumption is ford would have reused the part if possible." comment. They did reuse the same part for hatch release from another model, along with the programming that is changed by the recall. No replacement parts used for the fix.
I'm confused enough by now to not know if you think the "premium edition" should have used all new parts even for simple functions.
|04-19-2017 07:25 PM|
|ACHRO||Please reread my comment..|
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