Retrofit DONE! Active Lane Keeping Assist + Driver Alert in a 2013 Ford Taurus

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  1. apial

    apial SHO Member

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    All,

    it took me around 2 month of preparation and research but I finally got it done and successfully retrofitted the Active Lane Keeping Assist into a 2013 Ford Taurus SHO.
    This assist keeps the lane automatically and warns you if you don't pay attention. It also comes with the Driver Alert feature which alerts you if you need a break.

    The only hardware I needed was a new interior mirror which I got for 300$ from Ford. The rest is all there but you need to update and reprogram 7 different modules which was the real tricky part.

    I found no one who successfully ever tried this before. Especially since the 2013 Taurus was never available with Lane Keeping assist from the factory.

    I have summarized all details in a Youtube video:
     
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    Neat stuff! Thank you for posting the details :thumb:
     
  3. mknittel

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    I have a 15, and when I connect Forscan, it identifies my mirror as a lane assist mirror, and gives me the option for lane assist camera calibration. I am curious if there was some ruining change in 14 or 15 that caused a lane assist mirror to be used instead of an auto high beam only mirror you describe in your 13. Do you have the mirror part numbers (high beam and lane assist) to compare, which would help me verify which I have. It could be that Forscan is mistakenly identifying my mirror cam as lane assist.

    You also mention there are 7 modules which need re configuring. Do you know if it is possible to just edit as built hex strings of individual modules via Forscan, rather than creating a master as built data file to load...i.e have the individual strings to be edited been identifies, so that a full customized as built file is not required. This is something I'd like to try, especially if I already have the hardware. I'd like to compare notes...
     
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    Cool would love to do this Do tell Please.....
     
  5. Jeff2017

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    I disabled lane assist. I found it annoying in daily driving. Might be ok for long trips.
     
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    That is impressive, nice work!
     
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    Any progress MKnittel it would be interesting getting this Mod i have a 2015 PP would like to put this Mod on...
     
  8. moonie

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    In my 2016 I find it helpful if you are on the highway but on back roads it is a pain and I feel it's fighting me. About half my daily commute to work is highway and half back roads, I keep it off.
     
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