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Old 11-03-2013, 01:34 AM   #1
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New SVT Focus owner.

I just purchased my svt 2 weeks ago and it came with a stage 1 clutch and flywheel by cfm, steeda intake, drilled and slotted all around, lower engine mount, cfm short shifter, and it also has a tune on it. He didn't have the tuner because he had it tuned by focus power. The cel came on today while I was driving. I think it might be a sensor. But my real question is could i just buy a tuner and be able to use that to tune my car and scan for codes as well? Also which tuner is best for my 2002 svt?
I really like this car so I want to keep it running good.


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Old 11-03-2013, 01:06 AM   #2
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Great. Congrats. You can get an SCT tuner and use that. Since it has a tune from focus-power already, you can probably buy the handheld from him (Tom, Focus-Power).
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Old 11-03-2013, 01:53 AM   #3
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you need to get your car back to stock first I ran into this problem as well tom needs your stock tune on there only way to do that is ford or find the original programmer i have a spare ecu that's stock
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Old 11-03-2013, 11:27 AM   #4
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I can help you with a new flasher and tune

To get the new flasher to work you will need to take your SVT to Ford to get a reflash back to stock then you can tune again

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Old 11-03-2013, 08:38 PM   #5
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Yeah exactly what tom said. Basically the guy that sold u the car without the flasher screwed u. U might be out $1,000 by the time ford charges to flash the computer back to stock and buy another flasher
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Old 11-03-2013, 09:51 PM   #6
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I just purchased my svt 2 weeks ago and it came with a stage 1 clutch and flywheel by cfm, steeda intake, drilled and slotted all around, lower engine mount, cfm short shifter, and it also has a tune on it. He didn't have the tuner because he had it tuned by focus power. The cel came on today while I was driving. I think it might be a sensor. But my real question is could i just buy a tuner and be able to use that to tune my car and scan for codes as well? Also which tuner is best for my 2002 svt?
I really like this car so I want to keep it running good.
Can't you get the flasher from the guy you buought it from? I'd be trying to get it from him. You can scan for codes w/ a scanner or ids w/ a tune.
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:52 AM   #7
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In most cases Ford charges 75-125.00 to do a reflash then the xcal

I agree try to get it from the guy you bought it from , if the tune is still loaded to your car then the xcal is nothing more then a datalogger to him he cannot tune another car with it

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The guy says he doesnt have it. The guy i bought it from ended up being an . He always told me he got it tuned down in SC im guessing where focus power is at. Thanks for the help. I dont have the money right now do this but next paycheck im there. Still diggin my SVT tho
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Old 11-04-2013, 12:34 PM   #9
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CEL light went off yesterday(sunday). I added oil to it then and im changing oil in it today to mobil 1. Oil was looking like poo.
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Old 11-04-2013, 06:58 PM   #10
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Hopefully you don't have bigger problems than a tune.
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