Ford Transit Mk8 DPF Regeneration

Recently we have seen a number of MK8 Transits with DPF issues. As independent Ford specialists we are fully equipped with Ford IDS and Ford FRDS we can perform diagnostics, coding and programming all using OEM Ford software as your ford main dealer would. This particular Ford transit visited a number of garages before coming …

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Independent Ford Specialist – FORD IDS

Independent Ford Specialist

Recently we had this 1.0 ECO boost ford focus in our workshop, using Ford IDS diagnostics we ran a fully diagnostic test and identified a number of outdated modules than needed to be updated. To ensure comparability it is advised that all modules are updated as one update. This particular customer just wanted to ensure …

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Ford Diagnostic fault finding using ford IDS & Forescan

Ford Diagnostic fault finding using ford IDS

Using a combination of Ford IDS & Forscan we are able to diagnose even the most complex of for faults diagnostically, As pictured we recently had a ford focus 1.0 ECOBOOST in the workshop with a fuel pressure issue only at low speed and low RPM. This Focus ecoboost had been to a ford main …

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FORD TPMS Disable – Tyre Pressure monitoring system OFF

Ford TPMS Disable

Last week we had a 2018 Ford Focus 1.5 ECO BOOST visit us from lowestoft for us to code out the TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system) Using a mixture of Ford IDS or Forscan we edited, coded and programmed out the TPMS system so it effectively didn’t exist. This particular vehicle had been having issue …

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Ford Specialists in Suffolk

Ford Specialist diagnostics

GEL Automotive Electrical LTD are Ford specialists in Suffolk. We are fully capable of coding, programming and diagnosing issues with but ford cars and ford commercial vehicles. We are based in Saxmundham just off the A12 and often work with customers in Ipswich, Lowestoft and other surrounding areas on a daily basis. We regularly see …

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Ford transit mk7 ECU calibration using Ford IDS

On Saturday we visited TSE Autos near Norwich to code and program a Mk7 ford Transit ECU or PCM.  Using Ford IDS diagnostics we programmed one ECU from one Ford Transit to another Ford Transit. That had the built calibration pulled directly from the ford server, we are able to effectively renew used ECUs. We …

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