Editor on P Plates
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Express Publications, Sydney.
“Program 260” Service Fault Rectification
Took the XR in to have the brakes checked, as they’d developed both a small shudder and intermittent rub in the last 2000kms (car has just passed 11000km). I wasn’t sure what it was, but they said one of the rear calipers was dragging and needed adjustment. How a dragging caliper would cause an intermittent noise I don’t know, but this is what they told us.
But when I got there, they told me my car would be checked for rectification of a service fault known as ‘Program 260’.
This apparently has something to do with all the weird things people have been experiencing with their remote key fobs not working, or setting off alarms, lowering power windows, blanking out your radio etc…
I was told that my car was indeed one of the effected vehicles, and that I need a new BEM module - which will be installed on Thursday morning in a job that takes about 1 hour.
So if you’ve got any of those weird problems, you may want to give your dealer a call, as it’s a known problem and subject to a service inspection the next time you bring your car into the dealer.
Editor: Street Fords Magazine - Issue #1 on sale MARCH 2005
Co Founder: 3FB Inc.
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