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Remote Trunk Button Non-functional

I have a 1999 Ford Crown Victoria, base model (P73)

On the two remotes that came with the car, I have four buttons on front, Lock, Unlock, Trunk and Panic. There is one green button on the side, which I don't know the purpose of.

When I hold down the trunk button, nothing happens, but if I try it a few times, the car horn honks 4 times and locks the doors.

Do I need to re-synch the remotes, and if so, how do I do so, or what else could the problem be?

(Note, the trunk button on the driver's door and the keys work just fine)

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  • Jonathan Wolf Dec 07, 2008

    Anybody have an idea at all?

  • Jonathan Wolf Jan 13, 2009


  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    Do the other buttons work on the remotes? Does the Keyless entry code entered then pressing 5 pop the trunk?



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One remote is for valets,one is for the owner

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SOURCE: 1996 ford explorer

Because this problem is the result of the attempted break-in, it is probably not possible to troubleshoot the electrical mixup without a diagram of the entire system. I recommend you buy a Haynes or Chilton aftermarket service manual which will have the diagrams needed to trace the wiring and put it back in order. These are available in any auto parts store at a cost of $18-$30 US and you will find it useful for other problems too since they are nearly as complete as the factory manuals and often have much better photos and illustrations since they are aimed toward us, the owner, not the factory trained mechanic.   

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SOURCE: 2002 Ford Focus Doors lock with key fob, but horn does not honk

there are two seperate horns

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SOURCE: I have a 2002 Cadillac Deville and my trunk and

Go inside your glove copartment and turn off the valet button located on the left hand side when yor open the glove compartment

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SOURCE: 1986 ford crown victoria no start

When you turn the key to the on position you should hear a 2-3 second buzz coming from the rear of the car.This will be the fuel pump priming the fuel system.If you don't hear this buzz,you may have a bad fuel pump.If there was fuel in the tank when it was parked,it will have certainly turned to varnish by now,possibly clogging the fuel filter,injectors,lines,pressure regulator,etc.Good luck,

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SOURCE: I need to get my 97' Crown victoria trunk open from the inside.

There should be a safety trunk release located on the upper rear window deck platform- a black handpull . If it is still intact- it should pop the trunk lid.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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