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Old 07-22-2012, 12:39 AM   #1
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Post how to go around the key chip

just tried to get a spare key made for my car...but at $60.00usd for a special X-key.
is there a way to get around the need for a chip in the key, this way the key would only cost a couple dollars???????????


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Old 07-22-2012, 01:51 AM   #2
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You can get a chip key for much less than $60 (ebay), but you will need to have two chip keys for the car already in order to program the new one.
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Old 07-22-2012, 02:03 AM   #3
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you can either tape the transponder from another key to your ignition (stupid idea) or I believe the PATS function can be tuned out IF I'm remembering correctly.
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Old 07-22-2012, 03:23 AM   #4
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so this "PAT" thing would require a computer. probley dealer only...right.

can not do e-bay as paypal has locked my account, saying i do not pass the NEW security, they want my ss number and they DO NOT NEED th

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Old 07-22-2012, 04:10 AM   #5
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I had one made at walmart im thinking it was around $50.

What i like about it over the stock ford key is that you can replace the battery. Im wondering how long th estock on will last.

Now atleast i have 2 different version that both work.
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The PATS system does not require a battery to work. Remote keyless entry may, but the PATS chip in the key itself is actually "powered" by the car's ignition.
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PATS uses rfid, no batteries required.
If you know how to disable the PATS system, please share the details, nobody else knows how.
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PATS uses rfid, no batteries required.
If you know how to disable the PATS system, please share the details, nobody else knows how.
I was able to turn mine off with my SCT Flasher X3.
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Then why does my key have a battery in it?

If i remove it your saying it will still work?

Its not a remote key its just the key and it works but i havnt tried it without the battery in it.

Maybe they have found a way around it using a battery?
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