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Old 06-14-2011, 10:44 PM   #1
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Exclamation 2012 Focus Check engine light!????

Hey all, I just finished installing some new speakers and when i went to turn on my engine I got a check engine light and a low gas warning. I was able to pull the codes P068A and P2610 which apparently mean ECM/PCM Power Relay De-Energized Performance - Too Early and ECM/PCM Internal Engine Off Timer Performance respectively. What in the heck is that supposed to mean?! I removed the battery before doing the work and put it on afterword, is it just having a freak out and is safe to erase the codes, or do I have a real problem here?


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Old 06-14-2011, 11:54 PM   #2
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you are under FACTORY WARRANTY!!!!!!! dont clear codes and have them sweat it out.
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But sounds like it'd be because you disconnected the battery. Wouldn't doubt they'd go away and stay away if reset, however you do that.
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Damn it, it was driving fine all day! Blegh, I JUST got back from the dealership yesterday after having them sort out an issue with the engine spewing oil through the dipstick tube and now this?! I thought new cars were supposed to be reliable! Oh well, at least it's amazing when it works. Also I forgot to mention earlier, the low fuel warning light wont turn off and my gauge says I have half a tank left..... this is also since I plugged the battery back in.
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How did you end up putting new speakers in? From my research, it seems like the Focus speakers are identical to the Fiesta speakers... so logically, I'm assuming the bracket crutchfield.com sells for the fiesta to mount new speakers will also fit the Focus...

As far as the speaker upgrade and the problems it's causing goes, please keep me informed as I too was going to do this.
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Give it a little time before you take it back to the dealer. While you're at it, check in the owner's manual under maintenance to see if there is a special procedure you need to perform to replace the battery.

Don't laugh, you will totally screw up some Hondas by removing the battery.

I had a similar issue when I re-flashed my 05 while I was filling up- the fuel gauge didn't work correctly for a few days.
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Damn it, it was driving fine all day! Blegh, I JUST got back from the dealership yesterday after having them sort out an issue with the engine spewing oil through the dipstick tube and now this?! I thought new cars were supposed to be reliable! Oh well, at least it's amazing when it works. Also I forgot to mention earlier, the low fuel warning light wont turn off and my gauge says I have half a tank left..... this is also since I plugged the battery back in.
why was oil spewing from the dipstick? what did they say caused that?
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Old 06-15-2011, 12:19 PM   #8
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The only thing the manual says is to remove the negative terminal first when servicing; which I did. I'm assuming its probably safe to drive so I'll see if they go away on their own. As for the oil the dealer said it was the tube inside the engine that the dipstick slides into. They didn't clarify what exactly was wrong with the tube but they replaced it and the problem stopped.
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