Now I get an nav card error every so often. They are roughly ordered by importance, which tends to be by color (red, amber, yellow, orange, green, blue, gray). Scraped the ice off and restarted the car and the message was gone. I brought my car into the dealership this morning to have that checked out as well as see if I can get the MFT update. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I've had it happen a few times. Service Required". I haven't done the update yet so maybe this will fix that. I'm really surprised and even more impressed that a 2012 Focus has adaptive cruise & lane keep assist. I believe it was something like "Headlamp Fault. I'm guessing you guys are getting a fluctuation in power to the headlights and it is causing the ECU to power them down. Ford's new adaptive headlights shine a spotlight on pedestrians. Click a link to learn more about each one. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Ford Focus based on all problems reported for the Focus. I cycled the lights and it came back on. In fact, only a few companies even offer them as options. Adaptive Headlamp lighting" which causes the adaptive headlights to not swivel. They took longer than I expected diagnosing this, so I had to make another appointment for Friday since I was short on time. Dirt and debris can prevent these sensors from detecting light properly, so clean the windshield if the system doesn’t seem to be working properly. Renault offers them as an option on some models, and the 2006 Volkswagen Passat includes them in the optional Luxury Package. The following are warning lights and indicators found in vehicles built by Ford. I did shut of the car and restarted it and the error message was gone. Never showed up again and the headlights have been fine. Everything else was fine (no error codes, all other lights worked). Archaic regulations still ban any sort of adaptive headlight system like this, whether it comes from Audi, BMW, or Ford. Yup... came on a few days ago. 2019 Ford Focus Adaptive Front Lighting Explained - YouTube There are variations on this basic theme, like some vehicles have daytime running lights, adaptive headlights, or other little wrinkles like fog lights, but the idea is still the same. Guide to Using Your Ford Adaptive Headlamps By Product Expert | Posted in Technology, Video on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 3:58 pm How to Turn Your Ford Adaptive Headlights On and Off. If a car owner has an issue related to a Ford headlight problem, the best possible solution would be to seek help from an Expert. I've heard of people seeing this message once but never appearing again. And in case this is questioned: All lights are lit (not burnt out.) Yeah, it popped up twice that night and hasn't showed up since (been a couple days). I did check the HID lights and they were working fine. Failure Date: 11/10/2020 ~tl- the contact owns a 2017 Ford Focus. Headlights seem to be working fine. Speaking of the headlights, I noticed the eyebrow lights flickering the other day for the first time. My passenger side cornering lamp stopped working the other night. message appears. I got that once, maybe two days after I got the car? The most recently reported issues are listed below. The computer monitors the draw on the headlights. Hopefully it's just some glitch. 5600 miles. That relay, in turn, actually provides the electrical connection between your headlight bulbs and the battery. Got it once when my headlights were covered in ice. I think you'd be lucky to find a 2012 7 Series with those. Not the start I was hoping to have but hopefully it's something minor. Weird. Essentially a number of things are happening in the car, (for me I had just turned it on, foot was on break, blue tooth was connecting changing the radio station etc) and a voltage signal can be misread or unintentionally sent via the car's main system. Weird. Come join the discussion about performance, modifications, troubleshooting, incoolers, turbo’s and more! BMW offers optional adaptive headlights on all models, while 335, 535, 7-series and M-series include them as standard equipment. Ford also had this issue in the past, can't remember the specifics of it though. New to the Ford lineup for 2020, Adaptive Headlamps can be found on several new vehicles on the Akins Ford … I got this error message for the first time this morning. This would help the person to get the right answer to his or her query. My buddy was driving in from of me and one of the lights actually went out. Having parked and restarted a few times, the same process happens. Headlights that turn on automatically or those that can adjust brightness use light sensors typically mounted in the windshield. Adaptive headlights aren't yet standard equipment on most cars. When one headlight stops working, and the other one works just fine, the problem is usually just a burned-out bulb. I had the headlight fault thing happen once and it never came back. Just had mine do this. The German luxury behemoths were the first to introduce high-tech adaptive headlights — BMW, Mercedes, and Audi all have some version of the technology — but now Ford is … restarted engine and service light went away. Even though both of your headlight bulbs have been exposed to the exact same conditions, they usually won’t fail at exactly the same time. Has anyone with an ST3 received this error message? This is the forum that showed up in the search results. When you turn on your headlights, that switch activates a relay. Headlights problem of the 2017 Ford Focus 1. both lights were working fine. I googled this error after getting it for the second time since owning the car. had that same problem Thursday night. I signed all my papers and whatnot earlier while on a break from work and then went back to pick it up in the evening after the dealership was closed. A forum community dedicated to Ford Focus ST owners and enthusiasts. JavaScript is disabled. VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Parked and shut the car off, restarted and it went away.. no apparent problem. When it senses the current is too low it will turn them off and signal the dash dummy light. Restarted, and it went away. Turned the headlights off then back on and it started working again. Fixing One Bad Headlight . There are over 30 of them, so search carefully! Upon startup the headlights will do their auto level dance and also swivel (be adaptive) for a few hundred yards until the Error! Ford Focus owners have reported 44 problems related to headlights (under the exterior lighting category). Restarted the car, and both headlights lit up again. I'm really not looking forward to a lifetime of error messages and horribly computer controlled functions on this car. I could just do the MFT update myself later too. Well I finally got my ST today and with only 3 miles on it I gotta take it in tomorrow since my passenger side LED eyebrow isn't working. My passenger side HID turned off once after hitting a pothole (just the one headlight). Hmm...debating if it's worth my time to take off work to have it looked at again. I have a feeling the ST3 headlights are going to be a headache for some people down the road.