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Old 12-15-2011, 01:53 PM   #491
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I have noticed that if your listening to music and you go from say 10-20 mph up to 40 pretty quick, the volume and bass increases. Presumably it increases due to it wanting to compensate for increased road noise. Doing a fast acceleration though makes it more noticeable, especially when your listening to some techno. It will also decrease the volume when you slow down. I have a Ti, don't know if the other trims do that.
Heck, I had that on my 2002 ZX3!
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Old 12-15-2011, 01:57 PM   #492
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I think even Ford/Lincoln Mercury's have had it since the 90's

Anyone know how to make the radio come back on to the same station you left it on when you turn you car off. When I start it the next day it picks a random station. not even one of my presets.
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Old 12-15-2011, 02:07 PM   #493
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There is a speed setting. It controls the volume based on speed. You can turn it off.
Both of my cars had it turned off by default. I thought my cars (SE) didn't have it until I hunted it up and turned it on/configured it. It does have different settings for how much louder it will get.
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Old 12-15-2011, 05:55 PM   #494
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I think even Ford/Lincoln Mercury's have had it since the 90's

Anyone know how to make the radio come back on to the same station you left it on when you turn you car off. When I start it the next day it picks a random station. not even one of my presets.

I have no idea. Mine stays where I leave it - it will even pick back up in the middle of the same song if I leave my iPod plugged in.
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Old 12-15-2011, 05:59 PM   #495
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I think even Ford/Lincoln Mercury's have had it since the 90's

Anyone know how to make the radio come back on to the same station you left it on when you turn you car off. When I start it the next day it picks a random station. not even one of my presets.
Set your wallpaper to the big screen... if it also comes back to 4 corners, you are getting some scheduled maintenance action.
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Old 12-15-2011, 10:34 PM   #496
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If you are using the cruise control and you head into a lower speed zone and quickly click down the cruise to a lower speed the dct equiped car will actually downshift a gear to help the car slow down quicker than it would normally coast down
If you slowly drop the cruise speed down then it justs coasts down.
Similar interesting feature:

In all my past cars when I had the cruise control on and came to a big downhill strip of road the car would usually pick up an extra 3-4mph just because of the hill/gravity. The Focus won't do this. If I have it set at 60, and I come to a downhill section, as soon as the car goes over 60 it will kick the transmission down a gear to keep the car at a constant 60.
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Old 12-15-2011, 10:59 PM   #497
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My wife, a life-long Honda owner, was amazed at the one-touch up/down for the windows. Caught her reaching to the window in the back to see if they actually did that. She's slowly coming across to the Ford side.
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:11 AM   #498
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Similar interesting feature:

In all my past cars when I had the cruise control on and came to a big downhill strip of road the car would usually pick up an extra 3-4mph just because of the hill/gravity. The Focus won't do this. If I have it set at 60, and I come to a downhill section, as soon as the car goes over 60 it will kick the transmission down a gear to keep the car at a constant 60.
I've noticed this as well. It really pisses off the people that are tailgating you. I find it hilarious.
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:45 AM   #499
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My wife, a life-long Honda owner, was amazed at the one-touch up/down for the windows. Caught her reaching to the window in the back to see if they actually did that. She's slowly coming across to the Ford side.
LOL my gf was the same way. She'd swing by the shop to visit me while I was doing a PDI. She'd sit in all the new models. She loved the edge. I kept telling her to give a fusion sport a chance. She never listened until the day she actually drove one. Blew everything else she looked at out of the water. Now, she has her own 2011 Fusion Sport. She doesn't even think about her old honda anymore!!!.....we actually had her honda crushed through the retire your ride progam as our way of sending our regards to the emperor!!
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Old 12-19-2011, 01:25 PM   #500
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Do the rear seat cushions flip up?

I am planning to get a Ti HB and I was told that the rear seats don't fold flat but in the owners manual it shows the rear seat cushions fold up allowing the seats backs to fold flat. Which is it? Is it only certain models?
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