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What isn't is the real question. assist not avilable,

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Hill assist not avilable, traction control button no longer works and is turned off, air bag light is on, defrosters do not work, bluetooth acts weird

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
This happened whenever my amplifier wire touched the ground, and messed everything, however I need to know what I need to replace, the ECM? the airbag module? Both?
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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago
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Can I get the year make and model?

I can help on all of these issues but the Bluetooth.

Which wire color touched the ground?

Do you know what codes are stored?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I do not know what codes, because a normal OBDII scanner doesn't show any issues, the power from the amp touched the ground. I have a 2014 ford focus ST.
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago

You may not have a good enough scan tool to diagnose these concerns. When the violet/red wire touched ground did it blow fuse 10 in the rear junction box?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Are you referring to the fuse box located below my tail light? on the fuse box diagram I see only F10, which states it isn't used, the AMP's fuses were however in tact.
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago

Apparently, your car does not match the Ford diagrams. Which fuses did you check for the DSP amp?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I checked every fuse that is directly related to my issue, the amp was installed aftermarket, so I did not have the same st2 or st3 amp wiring.
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago

Since it is aftermarket is the amp wired to the OEM wiring or wired directly to the battery?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
It was directly to the battery
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago

So at this point, a better scan tool is needed.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I have a friend who is a mechanic, he has a much more expensive reader from snap-on, He flashed the 14 or so codes he saw, but the lights came back on the next start up. I will reach back out when I have the codes
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago

Codes will only go away once diagnosed and repairs made. Just resetting them with a scan tool will not address these issues.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Hence why I am reaching out to an expert, rather my friend haha
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago

Once I know the codes I can give you answers. All I can do now is just guess. There are about 800 possible codes to guess from.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
100% understandable
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago

Thanks

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