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My understanding is the LandD refers to the options on your automatic shifter. L would be Low and D would be drive. Some come optioned with PRNDS (S=Sport) and others PRNDL. The Low option will keep the transmission in the low gears. Other cars may have PRND21.
 

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Hey everybody, so I did everything regarding forscan to get sport mode enabled. However at least on my 2016 Ford Focus SE, it gave me to option. One was sport mode with select thumb shift and then the other was “sports mode SST thumb w/LandD.
I am wondering what LandD means and whether I should enable that one. I enabled the regular sport mode for now. Hope someone can get back to me!
Just finished mine a couple of week ago. I saw the same thing. I just went with the one the normal sport mode and it works perfectly with the paddle shifters. Sorry that I couldn't really answer your question.
 

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Just finished mine a couple of week ago. I saw the same thing. I just went with the one the normal sport mode and it works perfectly with the paddle shifters. Sorry that I couldn't really answer your question.
thank you both for the clarification. One other question, is it normal that when in sport mode, and going downhill that the engine revs up high and it acts kind of odd? I’ve never driven sport mode and my last car was a 2005 Ford Focus lol
 

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I have a manual transmission so my reference point is from other cars I have driven. Engine revving high is likely due to the automatic transmission downshifting; same as you would if driving a manual transmission to engine brake rather than holding the brakes to keep a consistent speed.
 

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Okay g
I have a manual transmission so my reference point is from other cars I have driven. Engine revving high is likely due to the automatic transmission downshifting; same as you would if driving a manual transmission to engine brake rather than holding the brakes to keep a consistent speed.
Okay great!
One last thing, so I am planning on grabbing the steering wheel with paddle shifters, however I have a heated steering wheel in my focus. I know that the paddle shifter wheel from the Ford Escape is also leather, does anyone know if it still works as a heated wheel when installed and if there is any extra wiring involved?
 

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The donor vehicle your are removing the steering wheel from would need to be optioned with a heated steering wheel. Look for a donor with the Titanium trim package and/or confirm that it has the switch for the heated steering wheel option. I wasn't able to confirm it was an option on lessor models but did confirm it was part of the Titanium trim for the 2017 model.
 

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thank you both for the clarification. One other question, is it normal that when in sport mode, and going downhill that the engine revs up high and it acts kind of odd? I’ve never driven sport mode and my last car was a 2005 Ford Focus lol
That was the first thing I noticed when I test drove my car in Sport mode. I went down a mild decline and my engine immediately went up to 3K RPM and held steady. If I'm not mistaken, it is keeping you in the "power" range for your engine for quicker response when reapplying throttle, etc.

When you are going down a hill in normal mode, it will upshift to save fuel, which means it will have to downshift if you give it heavy gas, etc. to regain that low end power to provide a quicker acceleration.

When in Sport mode, it is keeping it in the high RPM range so when you apply any throttle, the response will be much quicker.

Whether it works the best or not, I believe that is what it's trying to do.
 
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