Bronco Sport Badlands 2.0 Eco-Boost engine and deep sleep mode

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Two questions that I have.
1-BL wouldn't start- Deep sleep mode. I had to ump start this car. what's going on here? No activity foe 5 days and a dead batt?
2-Is it normal for this Eco-boost to sound like an old 1950's Singer Sowing machine? My wife's 2020/ 2.3 Eco-boost Lincoln Corsiar was never that loud. Is this normal? She only has 459.6 mileson it.
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Mine can be parked for up to a month and not be driven without issue. Longer than that, I put a tender on it. These do seem to be hard on batteries.

As for as sounding like a 1950’s sewing machine, nope!
 

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Deep sleep mode is a sign your battery has a low state of charge. Deep sleep mode is used to conserve the battery. If you have a multimeter start with checking the battery's standing voltage to determine the state of charge. You can also go to most any chain auto parts store and they will check your battery for free.
Your BL is new, go back to the dealer and have them check it out, have them also check the sewing machine sound.

I had my BL battery replaced under warrany for random no start issues, mine had many more miles than you have, it's been solid ever since.

If you do a search you'll find various posts about battery issues.
 
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Well my wife went to the dealer yesterday afternoon and had the problems checked out. Battery problem- bad battery. they had to give may wife a loner car. GET THIS, they didn't have a battery in stock.

As far as the sowing machine sound of the engine? it's the nature of the beast, too many plastic parts, soooo they say. At least we have it documented with the dealers service dept.
 

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As far as the sowing machine sound of the engine? it's the nature of the beast, too many plastic parts, soooo they say. At least we have it documented with the dealers service dept.
I think in order to get a useful response you'd have to be more specific about the sound you're hearing. Perhaps a recording? It's a four-banger, and I can say the 2.0L in my Badlands doesn't sound significantly different from any other four-banger I've driven over the past 45+ years. There are a couple of factors that give the EcoBoost engines a bit of unique character, but again, the overall sound isn't significantly different than any other run-of-the-mill four-banger.

One factor is that EcoBoost engines feature a head with an integrated exhaust manifold. This minimizes the volume between the cylinder exhaust ports and the turbocharger that must be pressurized before the turbocharger can generate pressure on the compressor side. Having the turbocharger so close to the exhaust valves puts a bit of a damper on the engine's exhaust noise. I've read many unsatisfactory reports from those who try to improve the exhaust note with an aftermarket exhaust. Some wind up simply reinstalling the factory exhaust. In addition, the idle exhaust note on a cold startup is different than after the engine warms up. This is because the mixture is much richer--to speed up catalytic converter warmup--and the EGR valve is fully closed.
 
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Maybe the sound he is referring to is just the whining sound from inside the vehicle with all windows closed and at low speed. I could see where that could be interpreted as "sewing machine" noise.

I don't really hear any engine sounds, or what I would traditionally associate with engine sounds, from inside. Even from the outside the engine is pretty damn quiet. The engine sounds are under hard acceleration, or the fake sounds that come with "Sport" mode.
 
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The noise that I stated was a sowing machine noise like when you start sowing fabric. The hood was open and the engine was at 1100 rpm, then dropped to about 800 rpms when warmed up. The noise/sound was still there. When we spoke with the dealer service person, he was listening on the phone at the sound. He told us to come in and the mechanic would check it out. That is also when he checked the battery and found it had a dead cell. I will try today with the hood open and record the engine noise and find out what the battery replacement was.

When we got home last night from picking up the car, she noticed on her Ford pass it stated that there was a Hill start assist warning, twice posted.
I do not have the engine cover or the hood insulation. I have never heard this sound before.
 

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The noise that I stated was a sowing machine noise like when you start sowing fabric. The hood was open and the engine was at 1100 rpm, then dropped to about 800 rpms when warmed up.
Do you hear the noise only on cold starts, or even after the engine is warmed up?
 

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The noise that I stated was a sowing machine noise like when you start sowing fabric. The hood was open and the engine was at 1100 rpm, then dropped to about 800 rpms when warmed up. The noise/sound was still there. When we spoke with the dealer service person, he was listening on the phone at the sound. He told us to come in and the mechanic would check it out. That is also when he checked the battery and found it had a dead cell. I will try today with the hood open and record the engine noise and find out what the battery replacement was.

When we got home last night from picking up the car, she noticed on her Ford pass it stated that there was a Hill start assist warning, twice posted.
I do not have the engine cover or the hood insulation. I have never heard this sound before.
It was Santa's sleigh!
"The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.

The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
while visions of sugar plums danced in their heads.

And Mama in her 'kerchief, and I in my cap,
had just settled our brains for a long winter's nap.

When out on the roof there arose such a clatter,
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The GTDI engines have a lot of clatter when they start up cold...sounds like a diesel engine to me. It's most noticeable with the hood open, but not so noticeable inside the cabin.
 


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well I did a sound recording and took 2 photos, 1 of the engine and the other the replacement battery.

It seems I can't post a voice recording of the engine noise, it won't allow the the m4a extension.
I'll try something different.

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I guess I can't post a mp3 file either. what type, of extension do I need?
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