How to Program the Ford Key Fob

October 31st, 2018 by

Woman holding her new car keys

Did you recently get replacement car keys, and now you’re wondering how to program Ford key fobs? Beach Automotive Group has you covered! Many new Ford vehicles come with a remote key fob for easier vehicle access. Ford remote start programming a new key fob is simple if your car is equipped with keyless entry and you know the steps. Conway and Murrells Inlet Ford owners can follow our quick guide on how to program a Ford key fob as well as how you can shop for a Ford key fob replacement at Beach Automotive Group!

Instructions on How to Program a Ford Key Fob

Ford Focus MK2 key programming and or Ford F-150 key fob programming can be done in no time so you can get back behind the wheel on Murrells Inlet roads. Follow these quick steps on how how to program this Ford key fob below:

  1. Close the car doors, then open the driver-side door. Press the UNLOCK button on the driver-side door.
  2. Next, turn the ignition from OFF to RUN 8 times. Do this within 10 seconds, making sure the 8th time ends on RUN. When you’ve entered programming mode, the door locks will lock and unlock. (Note: If the doors don’t cycle, turn the key faster. Your car may not have keyless entry if you still can’t get the door locks to cycle.)
  3. Press any button on the Ford key fob to be programmed. Do this within 8 seconds. The door locks will cycle again to confirm the keyless entry remote is programmed and ready to use.
  4. Have a second remote Ford key fob? Again, press any button on the remote within 8 seconds to cycle the door locks. Repeat this step for any additional key fobs.
  5. Finally, turn the ignition to OFF. The locks will again cycle to confirm programming is complete

Shop for a Ford Key Fob Battery Replacement

If you’re in need of a new Ford key fob replacement or a Ford key fob battery replacement, our parts experts can provide you with several options to meet your needs and that work seamlessly with your specific model and trim. Our parts center offers plenty of savings on your next Ford key fob battery replacement thanks to our rotating parts specials and coupons, plus you’ll find many other tips and tricks on how to best take care of your vehicles’ most essential components.

Learn More About Ford Remote Start Programming at Beach Automotive Group 

Do you have questions about Ford Focus key programming MK2 or F-150 key fob programming, or are you having difficulties with set-up? Schedule a service appointment near Florence and Wilmington. Our certified technicians can answer your questions about finding your Ford key fob battery replacement at other accessories and walk you through the Ford key fob programming steps and teach you how to use Ford remote start. Check out Ford F-150 lift kits to make the most of your Wilmington drive!

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