INSTALLATION


STHFFD1

Comfort Roof Control Module for

  • Ford Focus Coupe-Cabriolet

    v2


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    We explicitly point out that all functions of this control unit should be used only while exercising caution and responsibility. We can NOT be held liable for any damage or injury caused by installing or using this product.
    PLEASE READ THE COMPLETE MANUAL CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS PRODUCT.



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    This module comes with our USB Field Upgrade and Configuration Port! We recommend connecting it to a computer BEFORE YOU INSTALL and using our support app "m4cconnect" to do a quick firmware update check. M4cconnect as well as all other information regarding USB update and configuration can be found at www.mods4cars.com/usb. You can even configure and activate your favorite module functions and settings on screen before the module is installed in the car! It is a good idea to permanently install the USB cable with the module in the car, leaving the computer plug in an easily accessible spot for later use with a Wifi/3G/4G connected laptop.
    IMPORTANT TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS

    If the top does not work properly or at all after installing the module, these tips can be very helpful:

    1) Turn Function 1 (Main Switch) off (Setting 0). The module will be completely passive. If the problem still persists and the top won't work, check all connections. Please also check the green DATA LED on the module!

    2) Function 2 now has a valet mode (Setting 2) on many modules. Valet mode completely disables opening of the top. Check the setting for function 2 and make sure the module is NOT in valet mode!

    IMPORTANT: Not all modules have the valet mode! Please check the Operation and Programming Manual!
    FUNCTION OF THE DATA LED

    The DATA LED shows the module status and helps troubleshooting issues during installation:

    When the ignition is ON: The LED should BLINK (flash) in a regular pattern (about 1x per second). This indicates that the module is receiving data and should work OK.

    When the ignition is OFF: The LED should BLINK (flash) as long as the data bus is still active and turn off after a while (max 5 min) indicating that the car has entered stand-by (sleep) mode.

    If the LED is permanently lit with the ignition ON, the module is NOT receiving data from the top controller and all connectors should be checked.

    If the LED does NOT light up at all when turning the ignition ON, the module is either not getting power or not receiving ANY data. All connectors should be checked.
    Installation - Steps 1-3
    1. IMPORTANT: Turn off ignition and pull key out before installing! Open the trunk and remove the bottom cover. Remove all 4 plastic plugs (1) from the rear panel, then take rear panel out. Remove all plastic plugs on left carpeted cover.
    2. Remove screw (1) from the plastic box with the light inside.
    3. Open up the plastic box and disconnect the plugs to the switch (1) and to the light (2).
    Installation - Steps 4-6
    4. Remove both screws (1) and (2).
    5. Loosen the whole left coverpiece and lift it up to access the convertible top controller (1) underneath. It is protected with another plastic cover.
    6. Unscrew both nuts (1) and (2), then lift off plastic cover.
    Installation - Steps 7-9
    7. In the following steps the green (1) and small grey (2) plugs will need to be removed from the convertible top controller box.
    8. Remove the green plug by pressing in on the locking tab (1) while pulling it out.
    9. Connect the green plug from the module harness to the top controller, then connect the original plug to the matching socket. Make sure all connectors latch securely into place.
    Installation - Steps 10-11
    10. Now remove the grey plug also by pressing in on the locking tab (1) while pulling it out.
    11. As before, replace the grey plug with the one from the harness and connect the original one with the socket. Connect the SmartTOP module with the black connector, then tap the unlock button on the remote once. The green LED on the module should flash slowly to indicate a successful installation. We recommend installing the USB cable and leaving it accessible for convenient updates and configuration via laptop.