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hi all ive bought a tuning box for my 2.0 tdci max and was wondering if you can help me locate where i need to plug it in!!!

ive looked all over the engine and cant see the 3 pin plug it needs to fit to.

is there a connector at the back of the engine somewhere that i cant see??

if so how do i get to it?

the instructions with the box say fit it to the sensor sand the end of the common rail but i can see one??

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I fitted a Tunit to mine a couple of years ago,what have you got?
Its hard to explain the fitting by talking by type,do you want me to pm my phone No,then you could ring me & I`ll talk you through fitting as that way I can look at my engine the same time you are & tell you exactly where bits go.
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Mike am about to buy a tunit box for my 2.0 tdci max. What tunit dont mention is if it will fit my model with the dpf system . Any pointers i would be grateful . Many thanks Chris
 

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Go to http://www.pro-bitz.com/order/ and download the manual. This will show you where the connector is for most cars. (2.0TDCI is on page 17)

I have recently fitted one of these boxes and would highly recommend them. Cost me £99 + P&P and has made significant improvements to both power and fuel economy.
 

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Since fitting, I have covered a little over 1000 miles and it looks like it has improved from about 38mpg to around 45mpg. This is based on a fairly even mix of motorway and town driving.

However, I have to point out that I never fitted the box for the extra power but to cut down on the constant gear changes that are typical of turbo diesel engines. I still drive at the same speed but now change gear a lot less. I think if you are heavy-footed and like to use the extra power you won't see the same sort of gains.

Also, at the same time as fitting my box I fitted a box to a friends Suzuki Grand Vitara. As soon as it was fitted he dragged his caravan down to Wales and called me when he arrived on site. He was overjoyed with the box and said he saw a "significant" improvment in fuel economy and the car felt far better to drive.
 

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Fitted my box about 4 weeks ago and noticed a huge difference in performance especially between 2000-3000 rpm. When nowtravelling on the motorway at 70mph when you put your foot down in 6th it really doesn't hang around! I'am really pleased with it and would recommend one to anyone. I found my Pro-bitz unit on Ebay so it's always worth scouring there if you want a bargain. My mpg also went up slightly but it's hard now not to put your right foot down slightly harder than before!!!
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hi sennact
whathas the extra power done for trackionas our 54 2.0tdci which is standard just likes to spin its wheels in first and second on wet our damp roads(i may have a heavy foot?) and some times it likes to go a bit side ways on wet corners if i use to much power.i dont have a system to stop the wheels from spining as was not fitted to our car.
 

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Hi guys,sorry I`ve not been replying much this last few days cos I`ve been away on business (read seperate post) if anyone need any info,pm me & I`ll let you have my phone number & I`ll gladly help as much as I can .
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Hi Postie,
Wheelspin will probably be slightly increased but the Tune-it box does increase smoothness ofthe throttle so pulling away can be more progressive.I also don't have any traction gizmos fitted to my car!
 

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The light is the obvious one. Try to drift it round a corner (easiest in 2nd) and see if the dash lights up. My old spec one doesn't have it (LX) but my facelift Titanium does so don't know exactly....

Is there not the option to turn it off on the Menu?

Some also have an ESP button on the dash where the heated window controls are....
 

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My 2.0 Tdci 04 reg doesnt have either traction control or Esp my friends 04 does but he also has sony cd player and leather seats.
 

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<b style="">FITTING A CHIP BOX TO A FORD FOCUS 1.6 TD[/b]

<b style="">The best way I found
takes around 1 hour to complete the job.[/b]

<b style="">The connection is on
the rear of the engine on the right hand side of the casing normally colored a red
block.[/b]

<b style="">It is impossible to
see the red block you can only see with a
mirror.[/b]

<b style="">The battery and
casing have to be removed first [/b]

<b style="">(YOU MUST HAVE YOUR RADIO CODE)[/b] <b style="">before
you start the removal of the battery.[/b]

<b style="">Remove the plastic battery
casing and battery.[/b]

<b style="">Remove the metal
battery housing 3x 10mm bolts.[/b]

<b style="">Now stand at the
front of the engine get a small mirror in your right hand and locate it at the
rear right hand side of the engine below the battery housing self.[/b]

<b style="">Look for the
reflection of the red block[/b]

<b style="">Now Get your hand
down and feel for the block to formularize yourself with the location of it. Get a piece of loop wire as in photo and hook it
over the chip you have just received to get a feel how it brakes the joint. [/b]

<b style="">After a few goes try
it on the red block on the engine .make sure you
hook it round then pull gently and the block should split into two.[/b]

<b style="">Insert the correct
ends f the new one together.[/b]

<b style="">Replace all fitting
back in reverse order[/b]

<b style="">Recode your radio[/b]

<b style="">JOB DONE[/b]
David
<b style="">[/b]

<b style="">[/b]
 

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I`m so glad I`ve got the 2.0TDCI.The red plug is at the front left (looking at car) and fitting/removal takes 5 mins max.Best of all,you don`t have to disconnect the battery.
MM
 
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