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I have had to disconnect my car battery and now my key remote will not work. ihave a 1999 ford focus and i dont have any of the handbooks that were with the car when new

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Most of the time when this happens you can turn your ignition switch to on(don't crank) for 10 sec. then back to off then press both lock and unlock buttons on remote and hold them for ten sec. then turn switch back on for10 more sec. then off. it should work now. if not you will have to take to dealer to reprogram key fobs. trust me i know!!!!!

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