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Old 09-21-2011, 02:34 AM   #41
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I also bought the same key from Ebay. I'm wondering how you guys were able to program the buttons on the remote. I was able to program the transponder key to start the car with the instructions here but not the buttons with the instructions given with the key (four turns from off to on and hold on the 4th on). I even tried driving for a bit and not opening the doors prior to following the instructions. Can those of you who made it work let me know how you programmed it? Thanks.
Did you push the buttons on the 4th turn? I think that's what I had to do on my previous car when I changed fobs. It was also in the manual on my old car, have you checked?
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Old 09-21-2011, 12:44 PM   #42
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Yes, I pushed the buttons on the new key after the 4th turn. Note that this is to program the aftermarket flip style key. The factory key doesn't require this step to program the buttons as per the manual as it's part of the programming process for the transponder.
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Old 09-21-2011, 01:16 PM   #43
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FYI: it looks like at least some dealers can cut the keys, mine just confirmed that they can
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Old 09-23-2011, 02:03 AM   #44
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Have one key, I just need to call a friend to cut it for me.
The local locksmith stated that they would cut the key for $35.00, and the usual disclaimer, "You have to be careful with those internet keys!" and "I can sell, cut and program a key for $200.00"
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Old 09-23-2011, 06:32 AM   #45
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Yes, I pushed the buttons on the new key after the 4th turn. Note that this is to program the aftermarket flip style key. The factory key doesn't require this step to program the buttons as per the manual as it's part of the programming process for the transponder.
do the process of turning the key off to on until you hear the car chime (i can't remember if its 4 or 5)

then hit the button on the remote.
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Old 10-10-2011, 03:37 PM   #46
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Re the remote buttons programming for the flip-key.

Here ya go:

How To Do It!
Time Required:
5 minutes
Tools Needed:

Hands
The key you use to start your car
All remotes you plan to use on your car (not just the new one)
Procedure:


1) Gather all the remotes you plan on using with your car.
2) Get in car, fasten seatbelt, and close doors to make sure it doesn't beep when you turn the ignition to "Run"
3) Place key in the ignition.
4) Turn the ignition to "Run" (Not Start), then back to "Off" at least 4 times in 6 Seconds, stopping at "Off"
5) The car will make one "BONG!" tone, like when you leave the car door open with the keys in the ignition.
6) Hit "Unlock" on each remote you wish to use. Wait about 1 second between each remote. You only have a window of 10 seconds to add your remotes. Only 4 can be added at a time, and if you add any remotes, then all the ones that used to work for the car that you did not program will not work.
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Old 12-14-2011, 11:49 AM   #47
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I Emailed the OEM key seller I quoted above, and he sent me the instructions for their key in less than five minutes. Same directions as OP posted.
Just thought I would share it in case anyone wanted them.

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I picked up an emergency key (no buttons) from a local locksmith but forgot to bring both factory keys with me so that it could be programmed - $60 including cutting and programming. Since I live in the middle of nowhere - I figured I'd just program the key myself when I got home. I tried it four times, carefully following the instructions in the manual but it would not start the car. Next day, I tried twice more and got it to program and start on the second of the two tries. I found a small but important defect in the instructions - here's what I found:

I missed a step in the sequence where it says, after completing the programming remove the key from the ignition. I figured that was simply a statement that you're all done now, especially since the instructions then said only that the key should start the car, without saying put the key back in and try it. Apparently, removing the key is an important part of the programming sequence, since that was all I did differently, and it worked.

Here's the manual's instructions:
Please read and understand the entire procedure before you begin.
1. Insert the first previously programmed coded key into the ignition.
2. Turn the ignition from off to on. Keep the ignition on for at least three
seconds, but no more than 10 seconds.
3. Turn the ignition off and remove the first coded key from the ignition.
4. After three seconds but within ten seconds of turning the ignition off,
insert the second previously coded key into the ignition.
5. Turn the ignition from off to on. Keep the ignition on for at least three
seconds, but no more than 10 seconds.
6. Turn the ignition off and remove the second previously programmed
coded key from the ignition.
7. After three seconds but within 10 seconds of turning the ignition off
and removing the previously programmed coded key, insert the new
unprogrammed key (new key/valet key) into the ignition.
8. Turn the ignition from off to on. Keep the ignition on for at least six
seconds.
9. Remove the newly programmed coded key from the ignition.

If the key has been successfully programmed it will start the vehicle’s
engine and will operate the remote entry system (if the new key is an
integrated keyhead transmitter).
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Old 12-27-2011, 05:25 PM   #48
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Myself and another person had to have the car running for a minute or two before this process worked

So the directions should be after car is running, then proceed with those instructions
--^^^^^Exactly^^^^^--

The instructions from the seller didn't work until I started the car and ran it for about 1 minute then turned it off and removed the key. I then followed the instructions.

Also, if you're in the Kansas City area, Overland Lock and Key can't cut your key. They sent me to Brandt Locksmiths at 224 W. 85th St. KC, MO. They charged me $10.

I ordered from the OP's source on 12/14 and the key was delivered 12/23.



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Old 12-27-2011, 05:30 PM   #49
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While I have a Ti so I can't say for sure, I'm 99% sure it's available with the lower trims. I've heard stories of people picking up Ford rental cars and not being able to go over a certain speed limit and rental cars are never the top trim level.
It is standard on Titanium, SEL, and SE versions. It is not available on the S trim level.
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Old 02-09-2012, 12:41 AM   #50
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Nope. In fact, I don't believe the IA can use the MyKey features as you're required to put the key into the ignition to set the limits. Well, if we don't have keyhole ignition/key - how can it program it..?

The IA system sees each key fob as a separate key, so each can be programed as a MyKey. You have to hold the fob up to the steering column.
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