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You have to pry out " pop out " the lid that is underneath the vw emblem, if you turn your key you will see how it's divided so you only need to open the bottom part of it, not where the emblem is located but the part where there is nothing in it.

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How do you syncronize the ford courier key with the car for central locking


Hello Madonna Goulding

I'd would need to have the year of your FORD to be
sure on telling you how to proceed... but a battery change
should not affect the existing coding.

It sounds as though you are mixing your question about
KEYLESS entry (FOB)... and your
PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) KEYS.

For security purposes...
BOTH of your original keys must be present...

You can... and SHOULD have more than two keys
but you can NOT have LESS THAN two keys to
do any PROGRAMMING, ADDITIONS or modifications.

(FOBS or KEYs)...
YES... YOU DO HAVE A "FOB"... but yours is added to your KEY-TOP... treat it the same (I believe your manual refers to it as a keyless "REMOTE"
(attached key notwithstanding).

THIS is the design INTENT... to prevent
valets, garages... or ANY UNAUTHORIZED person from
creating UNAUTHORIZED SPARE KEYS.

The cloning process is in your OWNES MANUAL.

If you do not have TWO KEYS you MUST go to a
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Dec 08, 2016 | Ford Cars & Trucks

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Driver side door dosent open all the time using the key fob.


car came new with 2 fobs
lost the other one,,,??????
battery dead.
fob switch, dirty, clean it , google how,no lack of facts there.
why not use other fob.
if you lost your last fob.
is $350 a good thing for a refit.

if car runs you can get a new fob at any locksmith in my town
drive in, say,, , hey,mista this fob funky.
if car his SKIM (IMMO) and you loose fob, car will be useless.
with one fob.
read this operators guide for new fobs
some you can make, mine takes 3 good ones.
http://www.jeep.com/en/owners/manuals/

page 15
to wit
Customer Key Programming
You can program new keys to the system if you have two
valid keys by doing the following:

1. Cut the additional Sentry Key Transponder blank(s) to
match the ignition switch lock cylinder key code.
etc...

so for this car always have 2 keys,make 1 more
and can make up to 8 total keys.

2 day one and 6 more by you, for life of car
or my key shop can reset all mine to zero keys
and reprogram from 0.
and i just did on my WK jeep.

Jan 31, 2016 | 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Key fob intermttant


Hi. Is this with both keys? If so then I suspect there is an issue with the immobilser. I suggest a trip to the agents.

Mar 22, 2014 | 2009 Volkswagen CC

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Immobilizer not disarming


lost both FOBS?
be happy, mine i must keep 3 working.... or cant make my own.
rule 1, never have 1 fob. or get stranded, , you will.....
so does other fob work?

1: check all fuses. both boxes
2: use only the key fob, no other keys on ring, for the test.
3: use the 2nd fob same way , now. with other key far away.
4: make sure battery voltage is 12.6vdc, 10.7v the IMMO goes belly up. (any $10 voltmeter , works)

5: have only 1 fob (transponder-key) near the ignition.
6: do not have other keys near Ignition switch. even just plain keys.
watch out, some after market keys are transponsers but look plain.
I have one for my car. button less fob. very trim, but is transponder key.
7: for sure not other transonder keys from other "cars or anything"

The Lamp means, your transponder key is dead. or scrambled.
buy a new battery for fob. the operator guide tells you what to do.
lost that?
on mine i put in a fresh coin cell and bam, it works.

on newer jeeps, if the IMMO thinks your are hacking the system.
it bricks the IMMO for 24hours, sucks huh?
for example, using a key from another car , in some odd way.
or doing same and battery is weak or remove from under hood.
it thinks its being attacked,, and goes stupid for 24hrs.
i dont think yours has this, , but mine does.

Jan 22, 2014 | 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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I changed my battery in my 2005 cadillac sts, and now it is showing that the starter is locked. fob locks and unlocks the car, but i can't get car to start. what do i do?


you can try this, with the battery connected lock the car using the key fob, make sure no keys are in the ignition. Disconnect the battery again and let it sit for 30 min or so, reconnect the battery and using the key fob unlock the car, it should start, if not repeat the procedure and insert the key into the door lock to unlock the car, both of these solutions should reset the security system. Good luck.

Sep 09, 2012 | 2005 Cadillac STS

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Stolen keys-no key fob-last locked with fob-need alarm RIPPED out-HELP


Try disconnecting the battery and then try again.

Jul 06, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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I have 2 keys for my ford edge. one will not start the vehicle


my brother had this problem with a different car a few years ago. He contacted the manufacturers and they told him that there are two keys and only one will start the car, something about only one key having a microchip iside? i dunno, maybe its the same with yours.

Apr 15, 2012 | 2007 Ford Edge SEL Plus

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My remote in my keys no longer work to unlock my doors or trunk. I have changed the batteries in the keys, the light blinks when I push it. What could be wrong? I have a 2001 GS300


Most likely: You have to now "reprogram"your key fob and car to recognize each other. Look in your User's Manual for the car or, if it's an aftermarket fob/lock system, look in the user's manual for that. If there's nothing about battery replacement/reprogramming procedures, and it's a factory system, head into a dealer to reprogram it. It could run you up to $120, but that's cheaper than buying a new fob or system. If it's and aftermarket system and the manual says nothing, go to the place you had it installed (repair facility, Future Shop, etc) and have them reprogram it. If they installed it, they should know how to reprogram it.

Keep in mind, that's only the most likely option. Another possibility is that the receiver in the car, transmitter in the remote, or lock actuators/relays, etc in the car are the issue. It may not have been batteries in the first place at all. That said, it was most likely the batteries, and your best bet is trying to figure out how to reprogram the fob and car to recognize each other.

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