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Old 01-06-2013, 11:30 PM   #185
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Originally Posted by fastdadio View Post
My 2013 focus also makes the noise discussed here. I have read all posts in this thread. Motors and soleniods do not need to "wake up" Sorry, thats total BS. I can accept that there may be a pre-start sequence that takes place. however I'm going to allow 1 sequence to set up what ever needs to be "set up'. Not a continous short cycle or repeated set up cycles for 10 minuits. This certainly is causing needless wear on whatever part it is that makes the noise. The very fact that it is random and not present in all vehicles tells me it's not right. Ford needs to get to the bottom of this quick and quit insulting the intelligence of their customers with their 'It needs to wake up' nonsense.
It'll stop initializing when you start your car. Start it already
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