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Delayed Focus

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Delayed Focus

Some 2012-2013 Ford Focus vehicles may exhibit a perceived two to three second delayed transmission engagement in reverse due to the hill start assist feature activating briefly after starting the vehicle.

Reprogram the anti-lock brake system (ABS) module to the latest calibration using IDS release 87.01 and higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at

At the program module screen in the IDS service tool, select Program PCM. By selecting the PCM, the update will be applied to the appropriate modules as required by the software update.

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