kenogren
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Re: Stop Safely Now Warning

Thu Jun 09, 2022 4:56 am

I received the SSN message on my way home from work. Waited a minute or two and restarted the car and drove home with no problem. I checked under the hood and found that the 12v battery showed about 12.8 volts. Coolant was at or slightly below minimum. I looked around to see if I could identify any leaks, but found none. I plan to check the batteries for fluid, and am hoping to identify the connectors that may be showing corrosion.
I started the car the next day and got SSN right away. I turned the car off and opened and closed the door and it went away.

I am curious, does Ford have any remaining responsibility related to the TSB-20-2004, or more current?
Any thoughts on being able to find replacement batteries, if that is the problem?

Thanks for your thoughts.

Anti_Climax
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Re: Stop Safely Now Warning

Thu Jun 09, 2022 2:17 pm

One of your best bets for a battery is a junker. A pack from Ford will not be worth the price.

But remember that SSN can be triggered by many things. I've had a few screwing around with charger stuff. Try to pull codes with ForScan if you can.
2012 Candy Blue FFE
33.5kWh battery pack
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kenogren
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Re: Stop Safely Now Warning

Sun Jun 26, 2022 3:37 pm

I finally found time to check into this. I drove the car for about a two mile round trip today for the first time since I got this error on June 9th. No issues on the drive. I'm not that familiar with checking this stuff, but this is what I see that seems to be relevant.

I got Successful DTC reading, no error codes found.

Module: Battery Energy Control Module

I am familiar that there could be an issue with the 12 volt battery, I checked it and am getting just below 13 volts. I am also somewhat aware that there was an issue with cabling that Ford replaced on occasion, also that the battery itself could have a coolant leak that would produce issues, and the connectors could be not making a good connection. I am however completely unfamiliar with what codes would represent these issues, or where I would find them in the Forscan software.

kenogren
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Re: Stop Safely Now Warning

Sat Jul 02, 2022 12:43 pm

I have the car up on jack stands and have disconnected the HV disconnects. I am looking for the drain that would tell me if I have a leak into one of the batteries. No luck so far. I have removed the cover from the upper battery. Not having much luck getting the push pins to free up on the lower cover. I don't believe the coolant has leaked into the battery, but just want to verify while I have it in the garage.

Heima
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Re: Stop Safely Now Warning

Sat Jul 02, 2022 5:41 pm

Considering your post was 5 hours ago, it might be too late to tell you that the drain plugs are located on the bottom surface of the battery on opposite corners.

If you haven't downloaded the service manual, I would suggest you do so before you get too deep into it.

https://www.myfocuselectric.com/forum/v ... hp?p=33336

kenogren
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Re: Stop Safely Now Warning

Sun Jul 03, 2022 5:09 am

Thank you for getting back. Yes I have downloaded the manual, although I am not having any luck locating an image of where the drain plugs may be. I was able to get the push pins free without breaking anything :) , but was unable to see anything I identified as a drain plug :( I hooked up the forscan again this morning and it is showing a DTCs in BECM POAOA:00-08. I am looking through the manuals steps for this code. Looks like I should disconnect the batteries, and check all the connectors to start. I have read on this forum that dielctric grease is a bad idea for these connections.

I have also DTCS in:
TCM: P1AOA:01-08
PCM: P2613:00-0F, P0AA0:01-08
APIM: B1215:00-2B
BdyCM: B1D00:15-68, B1D01:15-68
RFA: B1327:31-2F
ACM: U2100:00-0A, U0155:00-0A

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