Ford Focus MK3 Econetic 2013 bricked?

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emnrisv
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Ford Focus MK3 Econetic 2013 bricked?

Post by emnrisv » Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:40 am

Hi All,

I am the owner of a ford focus mk3 2013 1.6 Econetic diesel and have a big problem. I changed wheels to 18" and wanted to adjust the wheel size in the central configuration. During writing to BCM the battery level went low with the current problem as result.

The car is completely dead. No lights, no dash, no nothing, no start of key recognition. I know I should have used a battery support during programming but I though such a small change wouldn't take so much time, but I forgot I had updated the SYNC 3 and likely drained the battery already. So pretty stupid I know.

I made backup of central configuration and was able to resture that using forscan. But there are still errors likely causing the car to be dead still.
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BCM Errors
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I have tried Ford IDS as well for accessing or reprogramming BCM but without success. IDS doesn't recognize PCM VIN as well.

What is the best way to go to try to restore the car without jumping to the Ford Dealer immediately.

Thanks a lot in advance for your support

Ptrck600
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Re: Ford Focus MK3 Econetic 2013 bricked?

Post by Ptrck600 » Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:59 pm

Disconnect the battery for 30 minutes.

Then DONOT allow forscan to use a previous stored session
Let it search for what modules respond

emnrisv
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Re: Ford Focus MK3 Econetic 2013 bricked?

Post by emnrisv » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:06 pm

OK thanks. I did do that but unfortunately without result. I was able to recover the central configuration but they can remain dead. The PCM seems also unreachable, also within IDS.

I decided to tow the car away to FORD, and cross our fingers they will be able to help out.

IgorLucic
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Re: Ford Focus MK3 Econetic 2013 bricked?

Post by IgorLucic » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:35 pm

HI,how it was solved ?

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