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I live in rural Alaska with no local mechanic to program the new keys I had to replace (the leasee lost ALL keys.) It is a 2006 Ford Focus. Can I buy tools, software, or equipment to program my keys to the car? Can I do it myself or is there security barriers? Shipping someone out here or the car to a dealer is not an option. Thank you! :)

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  • marxbj May 18, 2011

    Thank you. I will look this method up, research it, and I may have to go online and seek out the "ign" and "pcm." So, I have chips in the keys that a Ford Dealership cut and mailed to me. I just have to program those keys. It sounds like I can purchase a car key programmer and program the keys myself, but I'm worried about passwords, PIN codes, other security measures that a licensed mechanic may have the knowledge / access to overcome.

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The only opition i see in your case is to go to a junk yard and take the ign and the pcm out of the same make and model as you car you are still gonna need a com(like a ATS or an OB2 reader to enter the system) of it and you can install this in your car and it will convert.... wish there was another way but that way is iillegal hope this could help you

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