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You gyus hopefully I can get decent "firsthand experience" advice. My ST170 has this "glitch" which the agents say is normal.
When I drive at night the spedo console lights flickers every now and then, the Ford agent where I bought the car tells me that it's the computer that resets itself, and all ST170 models does it.
WTF can this be so?
 

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its related to the alternator dropping volage, my svt does this along with numerous other focus owners. i have heard that installing a chassis grounding kit stops this.hope that helps
 

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grounding kit can help, installing a capacitor in the car can help, although the normal use of a cap is for high power audio systems. or upgrade your alternator to a higher amp unit. I think there is some programming you can change in the tune that will help this problem as well, but you need a tuner to do it.
 

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So, what you say is that I can confront these so-called "specialist technicians", I even tried to contact the factory, but with no results.- REMEMBER I LIVE IN AFRICA!
It took me about 7 months to decide wich car to buy.
Where I live cars are FooooKING exspensive!!!
Don't get me wrong! I love this baby.....just waiting for it to run out of it's factory and maintenance garantee, Then it's time for modding!!!!
 
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