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Old 02-04-2012, 03:47 PM   #38
DemskeetSkeet
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Join Date: Jul 2011
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What I Drive: 2012, Black Focus Hatch SEL 302a

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Originally Posted by 84convertablegt View Post
FYI, I used the instructions in this thread to successfully disable the annoying "shutdown" on unlock / open door function. I had installed an OEM Ford remote starter myself on my 2012 "S" model Focus with regular key start. The install itself was actually the easiest remote starter install Ive ever done. Most of it is plug and play. Even though according to the instructions there is no option 7 in bank 2, there actually is. You can just find it by scrolling through with the brake pedal. So now I have no annoying honk, 1 press to start, 15 min run time, and I can get in and go without the stupid thing turning off. Success, thanks to the internet :)
Thanks for posting!

Do you know how far down the line the programming button is from the antennae?

I know where the line runs but I don't want to start pulling things off without knowing how far to look.

Thanks!
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2012 Black SEL Ford Focus 302a & remote start
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Build Date: 08/16/2011
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