How to Program Ford Key Fob

2020 Ford Escape

If you’ve recently gotten behind the wheel of a new Ford vehicle in Sylvania, you may be wondering how to program a Ford key fob. Kistler Ford is here to help! Most new Ford models are equipped with the convenience of a remote key fob for quick and easy vehicle access, and our easy-to-follow guide makes Ford key fob programming as simple as can be. Follow our step-by-step instructions below to get started, and visit our service department in Toledo if you require any additional assistance.

Step-by-Step Ford Key Fob Programming Instructions

Learning how to program a Ford key fob is simple when you follow the instructions detailed below. If you have any questions along the way, feel free to contact the team at Kistler Ford! We’re always happy to assist Maumee drivers in making the most of their Ford vehicle.

  1. Ensure all other car doors are shut tight before opening the driver’s side door. Press the UNLOCK button on the driver’s side door.
  2. Now, turn the ignition from OFF to RUN eight times in succession. You will need to perform this step within a 10-second interval, ensuring the 8th time ends with the ignition turned to RUN. You’ll know you’ve entered programming mode when the doors automatically lock and unlock themselves. (Note: If the door locks don’t cycle, repeat step two but turning the key faster. If you still can’t get the locks to cycle, it may be because your car is not equipped with keyless entry.)
  3. Press any button on your Ford remote to be programmed. You’ll need to complete this within eight seconds. The door locks will cycle once again to confirm that the keyless entry remote is programmed and ready to be used.
  4. Need to program additional key fobs? Again, press any button on the remote within eight seconds to cycle the door locks, repeating this step for all additional key fobs.
  5. Finally, turn the ignition to OFF. The locks will cycle once more to confirm that the programming is complete.

Get More Ford Key Fob Programming Help at Kistler Ford

If you’ve only recently upgraded to a new vehicle in Perrysburg and are not yet accustomed to the Ford key fob, you may find the programming process to be troublesome. For additional help, don’t hesitate to schedule an appointment with the team at Kistler Ford! We’ll be happy to help you program your key so you can start taking advantage of this convenient feature. While you’re here, you can learn more about other Ford features like the FordPass™ Rewards program.

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