Disabling auto start/stop on your Ford Focus or Ford Focus RS couldn't be easier. This intelligent device restores your preference for auto start-stop automatically which eliminates the need to press the auto stop button after each ignition cycle. If you need help deciding, please ask firstname.lastname@example.org.
The diagnostic port type simply plugs into the On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) port under the dash in the driver's side footwell of the Ford Focus. While plugged in, the Autostop Eliminator device will work to ensure when you turn auto start/stop off, it stays off.
The device has an LED light to indicate when it's awake and working. Some may prefer the LED to remain OFF, so this preference is configurable. To turn the LED light OFF, press and hold the auto start/stop button on the Ford Focus until the LED light on the device blinks (~5 seconds). Repeat the procedure to turn the LED back ON. After completing this procedure, be sure to check the state of auto start/stop using the OFF indicator on the auto start/stop switch. Assuming your preference for the auto start/stop feature is OFF, you may need to press the auto start/stop button briefly once more.
The Autostop Eliminator device can be plugged or unplugged at any time. However, since it does not make any changes to the Ford Focus, the device must stay plugged in for your auto start/stop preference to be automatically restored.