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#1 Mrlabtec

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Posted 20 January 2017 - 06:42 PM

Apologies if this has already been asked. I have just bought a 2014 focus titanium navigator, it has reverse sensors but is it possible to fit a reverse camera too ? Ta

#2 vindi93

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Posted 20 January 2017 - 08:08 PM

Let me know when you find out lol I haven't got round to looking in the tail gate to see if there's any spare connectors hanging around

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Posted 21 January 2017 - 05:05 AM

You can, but you need to fit the loom,change one of the modules and activate it in the BCM. You're probably talking about £600 in parts alone

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Posted 21 January 2017 - 11:01 PM

yes it possible, it is likely you will have the loom already fitted, you will need the camera module, i know the russians have managed to do it i think without the ford camera

#5 Mrlabtec

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 12:20 PM

Where could I find more info on this I.e. Parts needs fitting instructions etc.  Thanks

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Posted 28 January 2017 - 10:33 PM

Tezza should be able to provide you with part numbers for the bits, to program the bcm you will need an elm327 with a switch to use the high-speed can bus, plus the relevant software.

#7 Mrlabtec

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 10:53 AM

Ok thanks not sure what an elm327 is though

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 11:27 PM

If you just want a reversing camera as a retrofit, then I used a clip over screen that went over the top of my rear view mirror, and fitted a small camera above my number plate.

#9 Mrlabtec

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Posted 30 January 2017 - 05:47 PM

I'd prefer one that uses the sat nav screen

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Posted 31 January 2017 - 02:25 PM

Look at this link then you will see what elm327

FoCCCus Central ECU Config Edit - ELM327 - Focus MK3 - James Simpson
http://www.jamessimp...ig-edit-elm327/

#11 Mrlabtec

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Posted 31 January 2017 - 06:25 PM

Cheers looks a bit if a pain to be honest... can I get one fitted at a dealer ?

#12 vindi93

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Posted 31 January 2017 - 07:37 PM

You can try dealers tend to run a mile when I've asked them about adding extra stuff, and £89 an hour.

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Posted 31 January 2017 - 09:05 PM

Blimey don't think I'll bother, but thanks for the advice

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Posted 31 January 2017 - 10:46 PM

Seems crazy that people didn't spec it new as it's about a £250 option, you're talking at least £500 to retrofit it with genuine parts.

#15 Mrlabtec

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Posted 01 February 2017 - 10:15 AM

Only recently bought the car myself.. shame the previous owner didn't add it they added everything else

#16 Mrlabtec

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 11:26 PM

If I wanted to retro fit what parts would I need ? Ta

#17 vindi93

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 10:28 PM

Something like this
Look at this on eBay  http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/261362036730

It fits over your existing rear view mirror, when not in use looks like an ordinary mirror to look into, when you drop it into reverse then you see display.
There's plenty on the market so shop around and look at reviews. I used one similar to this for ages.