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Ford Focus 2010 Instrument Cluster PDF


Connect Wires

  1. HS CAN L (a.k.a. I CAN H)
  2. HS CAN H (a.k.a. I CAN H)
  3. MS CAN L
  4. MS CAN H
  5. V Batt
  6. Ground
  7. Run/Start

If using ValueCAN, you will need the following:

  1. Kernel Module:
    • Note: if using Ubuntu, please perform a “sudo chmod 777 .” on this directory before “make”
  2. ValueCAN API:
  3. SocketCAN Daemon:

Install SocketCAN

Read CAN Bus Data

  • Using SocketCAN read data using cansniffer (Hint: use the ‘-t 0’ option)

Send CAN Bus Requests

  • Using SocketCAN send messages using cansend

Find the following Data (email responses to

Diagnostic Address A:
Engine Speed Message ID A:
Engine Speed Signal Location A:
Engine Speed Signal Scaling A:
Vehicle Speed Message ID A:
Vehicle Speed Signal Location A:
Vehicle Speed Signal Scaling A:
Coolant Temperature Message ID A:
Coolant Temperature Signal Location A:
Coolant Temperature Signal Scaling A:
Check Engine Light (MIL) Message ID A:
Check Engine Light (MIL) Location A:
Air Bag Light Message ID A:
Air Bag Light Location A:
Park Brake Light Message ID A:
Park Brake Light Location A:
TPMS Light Message ID A:
TPMS Light Location A:
ABS Light Message ID A:
ABS Light Location A:

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