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Thanks chaps! Definitely preserving with it, just feels like it's taking forever! Couldn't get hold of the garage for the last few days so just went and turned up in the end to make sure it was being chased. Hopefully have a further update on it today and get somewhere.
 

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Latest update

-abs module came back from ecu testing as it spent over a month there with no progress.
-abs module was resent to another company, tested and they listed these faults

Test complete:
internal system failure due to excessive voltage.
TECHNICIANS NOTES:
ABS module unit has significant failure points across 3 major chipsets and inputs.
Signs of heated PCB from both front input sensors and rear left starting to fail due to voltage.
Recommend replacing complete unit, abs lines even though the customer has already replaced them including the input sensors on all 4 corners (wheel speed sensors)

-tried speaking to ford/other companies regarding a new unit and these are no longer available apparently
-only option know is to source another abs module, which I have been told as long as part numbers are exact match they will be straight plug and play
-sourced one last night, unfortunately a 2 and a half hour drive away from me but don't seem to have a lot of choice

-going to drop that off at the garage this morning, my only concern is why this has happened and to prevent it happening in the future, or have a I just been unlucky and it has failed
 

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Abs module was unsuccessful, fitted the second hand module and still the exact same problems, unsure where to go from here. Extremely disappointed in the garage, they told me this was the issue and it wasn't! Now I've wasted loads of money on something I never needed!

At a complete loss with this and don't know where to go next, tried new wheel speed sensor s and bypassing the abs lines and still nothing, something is not sending a signal to the abs module. Help someone please!!!!

I have po503 code on normal diagnostic, then c1155-eo and c1145-eo on the module saying wheel speed input circuit sensor fault for both sides.

Abs light is on
Traction control light
Handbrake light
Some guages not working
3 times on the start button to turn the car off
No 5th and 6th gear

Please helllllpppppp
 

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I've had a quick re-read of the thread and can't recall anyone checking fuses?
F8 20A, F7 30A and F19 10A in the battery fuse box.
F132 15A in the Central Junction Box.

Do the simple checks on all of the connections in the passenger junction box.

It looks like you have canbus signal issues to me. You could carry on throwing money at it and you may get lucky.

Personally I'd bite the bullet approach one of the specialists who are familiar with the car and use the proper Ford diagnostic equipment.
 

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I've had a quick re-read of the thread and can't recall anyone checking fuses?
F8 20A, F7 30A and F19 10A in the battery fuse box.
F132 15A in the Central Junction Box.

Do the simple checks on all of the connections in the passenger junction box.

It looks like you have canbus signal issues to me. You could carry on throwing money at it and you may get lucky.

Personally I'd bite the bullet approach one of the specialists who are familiar with the car and use the proper Ford diagnostic equipment.
They did tell me they checked fuses etc, but I will double check, I have been in contact with a couple, just getting it in the time before I need it is the issue
 

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I agree that it is probably time to visit a good Ford franchise dealer as only they have the full Ford diagnostic equipment.
RS friendly if at all possible, is the car drivable if so could you get to Mountune in Brentford?
 

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I agree that it is probably time to visit a good Ford franchise dealer as only they have the full Ford diagnostic equipment.
RS friendly if at all possible, is the car drivable if so could you get to Mountune in Brentford?
Car is driveable but only goes into 4th so can't do much more than 50mph, how would I find out what dealers are rs friendly?
 

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Do you know anyone at AMG Petronas as you are tased in the Brackley area if not I am sure someone on this forum could help, unfortunately I live in the Westcountry so my local Ford dealer is too far away.
 

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I agree that it is probably time to visit a good Ford franchise dealer as only they have the full Ford diagnostic equipment.
RS friendly if at all possible, is the car drivable if so could you get to Mountune in Brentford?
Yeah I got the AA years ago to pick up my RS from a Ford dealer who really didn't know what they were doing (Sat in their compound for a few months! When I told them it was the ECU!! :confused: )
Bought a new ECU unopened from Ford Parts and the AA dropped my car at Mountune HQ Brentwood Essex back when Fred was the main man and then they cloned my ECU without opening it so then it wouldn't get water damaged like the original one that was opened for MR375! o_O
But the Mountune technicians know what they are doing and what to look out for when finding faults! Use Fred at FJRS.co.uk - Mountune PRO Dealer! :) (y)
 

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Yeah I got the AA years ago to pick up my RS from a Ford dealer who really didn't know what they were doing (Sat in their compound for a few months! When I told them it was the ECU!! :confused: )
Bought a new ECU unopened from Ford Parts and the AA dropped my car at Mountune HQ Brentwood Essex back when Fred was the main man and then they cloned my ECU without opening it so then it wouldn't get water damaged like the original one that was opened for MR375! o_O
But the Mountune technicians know what they are doing and what to look out for when finding faults! Use Fred at FJRS.co.uk - Mountune PRO Dealer! :) (y)
what issues was you having? I'm thinking mine could be ECU now, had ford IDs on it and that was no help at all, infact it gave less information than the previous garage I went to 🤔 garage is looking into more wiring now and the Speedo cluster
 

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what issues was you having? I'm thinking mine could be ECU now, had ford IDs on it and that was no help at all, infact it gave less information than the previous garage I went to 🤔 garage is looking into more wiring now and the Speedo cluster
Yeah exactly like yours! Stop them before they waste your money and time taking your clocks out as that is a dash out job! o_O
I would get it dropped off to Fred at FJRS if I were you and tell him it's suspected ECU failure and they will take you through the process once they have had time to carry out diagnostics and quote you to repair! :) (y)
 

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Yeah exactly like yours! Stop them before they waste your money and time taking your clocks out as that is a dash out job! o_O
I would get it dropped off to Fred at FJRS if I were you and tell him it's suspected ECU failure and they will take you through the process once they have had time to carry out diagnostics and quote you to repair! :) (y)
Ok I'll give them a call, bit of a treck away for me but I'm getting desperate, yours was ECU failure then? How much did it cost you to fix if you don't mind me asking
 

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Ok I'll give them a call, bit of a treck away for me but I'm getting desperate, yours was ECU failure then? How much did it cost you to fix if you don't mind me asking
Unfortunately at the time I spent £1,000 buying an ecu from Ford but Mountune were discounting them to £700 if they found it was their fault due to water ingress but oh well. I'd already provided it... :confused:

I agree with you that it won't be the clocks but it's a 10 min job to remove them, defo not a 'dash out' job! ;)
True the clocks part is quick but they will move and unclip his whole dash down to check the whole wiring loom behind!!! :( :( :p
 

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Im picking up a second hand ecu off my mate tonight, going to get mine cloned and give that a try, fingers crossed that hopefully solves it
That is worth a shot. MANY people kindly PM'd me at the time offering cheap ST ECU's to try to get it done without costing a fortune... :) (y)
 

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That is worth a shot. MANY people kindly PM'd me at the time offering cheap ST ECU's to try to get it done without costing a fortune... :) (y)
Tried another ECU and didn't fix the problem, has to be a wiring fault somewhere, lost confidence in the garage so told them to put car back together and try take elsewhere, I have a friend who has offered to take a look, so I'm counting on him. Running out of time now before I go away in may and I need the car for it. Tried ringing a few specialists but struggling to get into any of them before 20th of may when I go away
 
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