The battery went dead in may 2005. There are several videos on the internet that will show this is happening to several people and Ford isn't doing anything but forcing us to pay to have the whole head unit replaced and we cant afford that. One strange thing I noted in the above image is how the Radio and Channel number shows at the bottom of the screen even though it is supposedly off. I went out to my car and I had another key so I used that to start the car and hit ok on the steering wheel buttons. I have already burned up one battery because of this issue.
Everything else in the car is working fine. I have no idea what it is!. I'd suggest you do the same, and perhaps not charge the battery first, so the Dealer can get a true reading on the battery. Thu 16 Jul 2015 17:12 Ford Focus - code for sony cd radio in 2005 ford focus car - Galaxy I don't recognise the serial number, I'm afraid. The mechanic stated to keep the car running so he can plug in the machine that reads the problems on the vehicle. Finaly once of the gurues came in and said check the fuse.
Finally it quit all together when electrically it blew up or shorted out somewhere. I am life time Ford buyer and now I fill duped from them. I couldn't turn it back on- again thought it was just a battery issue,- so I left it off and also killed my heater, lights it was daylight , and dimmed the dash lights as well. The car has been in the dealership service center four times in the last four months. The engine is sometimes turning over when I turn the key but not firing up. I started my 2010 Ford Fusion this morning and all looked fine.
Some doors do not all unlock infrequently. I know this because it dies after a period of time and a voltmeter shows me 12. I put it in gear and it went into gear this time. However the clock does not show up, the radio does not turn on and none of the Syn. When that happens the alternator isn't charging. Read HondaBlackbirds tutorial to see how to stop it from happening again.
I generally start there for troubleshooting purposes. I have had to park car until I figure what to do? Are you saying that it is Turning over Slowly?. Then it will start but it is weak, sputtering, not wanting to really start, but I give it a little gas and it is fine. Then an error code regarding something in the lines of fuel. I just disconnected the battery and will charge it overnight, not sure if the condition is caused by a battery that is low or not. In addition to the transmission problem the controls on the steering wheel are also non-responsive or will control something other than what it is supposed to be for volume + and - change the radio station or end a call. The other recall I found was the electrical system, and battery failure.
A connection at the negative battery post can cause inaccurate measurements of the battery condition and potential incorrect system operation. It lasted 9,000 miles longer than the brand new Motorcraft alternator that came with the car when it was built! It does have a factory alarm and keyless entry. That is probably all it is. When I removed my key and called my sister to inform her that I may need a ride for myself and my 6 year old daughter, the dashboard needles jumped vigorously. It may have been just corrosion between the battery post and battery which it sounds like they took care of.
Loads of complaints about it and a tough luck for you attitude from Ford. I again had it tested. Did several repairs to it but to this date it still shudders and stalls while driving. It barely has 60,000 miles on it and a car this new should not be having these issues as they are safety issues and I fear for me and my childrens lives and safety as this car does not function safely and stalls when we are driving! This vehicle is unsafe for anyone to drive until they figure this out. The car will not start and has to be towed into the repair shop. All the alternator has to do is monitor the battery voltage and supply charge as needed. Car was dead again July 4.
Peter Way back in the day, I had a customer that was using a generic iPod cable and it was causing this to happen. The alternator on the 2005-2007 has a three piece plastic heat shield on it with a air cooling duct that directs air flow into the back side of the alternator to cool it down. I'm guessing you have a Limited. These alternators are not faulty alternators, its just a faulty car made by Ford Motor Company. This function is designed to prevent theft of the radio. Still have the same issue. I have deduced that it may not be recognizing my key.