Blue Oval Fanatics - Ford Forum

Go Back   Ford Forums & Technical Discussions > Ford Crossovers & SUVs > Ford Escape > Interior Mods & Upgrades

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Unread 03-30-2016, 09:01 PM   #1
rahrena8690's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2016
Fan#: 3509
Location: Richmond, VA
What I Drive: 2013 Tuxedo Black Ford Escape SE

Posts: 2
Rep Power: 0
rahrena8690 Good Standing Member
Upgrade your '13-'15 Escape's MFT to have Navigation via APIM!

Hey all, I'm new here, but I have spent most of my time over at

Just wanted to spread the word on any other frustrated drivers out there who bought an Escape '13 and up with MyFord Touch but no Nav. I bought a '13 FE SE 1.6T with MFT but no Nav. It came with over 50K miles, so warranty was up- this gave me a bit more freedom to experiment.

I made a tutorial video on how to swap out the Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM) behind the 8'' LCD to enable your FE to have navigation capabilities from salvaging an APIM from another vehicle with those features.

If you're interested, here's the link:

Thanks! I'm going to be making more of these videos, so any constructive criticism is appreciated!

Excited to be joining this community,

rahrena8690 is offline  
  Reply With Quote
Unread 03-31-2016, 06:01 PM   #2
I Bleed Ford Blue
I Bleed Ford Blue's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2012
Fan#: 1121
Location: N.E., OH
What I Drive: 2017 Mustang GT convertible

Posts: 1,317
Rep Power: 119
I Bleed Ford Blue Outstanding Standing MemberI Bleed Ford Blue Outstanding Standing MemberI Bleed Ford Blue Outstanding Standing MemberI Bleed Ford Blue Outstanding Standing MemberI Bleed Ford Blue Outstanding Standing MemberI Bleed Ford Blue Outstanding Standing Member
Don't let the dealership service dept get ahold of your car. If they plug in their computer to check for updates, it will reload the as built data and delete the nav software and you will be back to where you started.
17 Grabber Blue Mustang GT PP convertible 401A
17 Canyon Ridge Edge Titanium 302A
16 Ruby Red Edge SEL 201A
16 Blue Candy Focus Titanium 300A loaded
I Bleed Ford Blue is offline  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-13-2016, 03:24 PM   #3
Join Date: Aug 2014
Fan#: 2867
Location: Thomasboro, IL
What I Drive: 2012 Escape; 2005 Five Hundred SE

Posts: 60
Rep Power: 0
Escape12 Excellent Standing Member
Recent downlaoad and install of SYNC 3

I have a '12 Escape. I was eligible for the recent update for my SYNC. I tried 3 times to download and install. The voice came back that it could not find the install file. BALONEY! Before I took the flash drive out to install I opened the file . it contained 3 files. SYNC MY RIDE and two LST files. This past Monday I called Customer Service for SYNC. The tech asked me some questions, put me on hold, and told me to take it to the dealer. I about lost it! There should be no reason that I could not of done this on my own. I called my Ford dealer Service Manager. He said he was not aware of the SYNC upgrade, and that he would get back to me. Guess what? I am still waiting for the call. Was anybody elsa able to do the SYNC upgrade? Now what I find interesting is I used my phone and went to my contact list. SYNC was saying the names I had in my list. It never did that before.
Escape12 is offline  
Reply With Quote


ford escape, hack, myford touch, navigation, upgrade

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:19 PM.

Copyright © VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved. : Terms of Use : Copyright : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Blue Oval Fanatics - Online Ford Community for the UK, North & South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa regions. We are the Internet's Newest Ford Forum. As our site continues to grow, we'll be offering a large collection of Ford related news, articles and club events information. We also offer a free Ford classifieds, gallery, social groups and events information. Our goal is to be the premier information outlet for Ford owners. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.