Originally Posted by clogan
Yet another real-world example of why an actual KEY is better than a fob.
Incorrect, the key should have remained in her pocket or purse at all times. It's her own fault. There is NO reason to have that key outside of the purse or pocket unless you are trying to get into your home, and that key in on the same key ring.
Carelessness should not impede technology progress.
Originally Posted by Power Surge
My experience with any no-key fob type vehicle, is that once it's started and running, it doesn't have a need to look for the fob. So no, it probably didn't give any warning of the missing fob because it was already running.
The Focus always beeps loudly and shows an on screen warning message when the key fob is no longer present in the vehicle while running. Obviously the warning was disregarded, and no offense OP, but....
2014 Mustang GT custom ordered to replace the GT500: Sterling Gray, NAV, Recaros, Brembos, Glass Roof, back up camera, 6 speed auto, loaded
2012 Focus Titanium - 18" wheels with handling package
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