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Old 10-25-2017, 12:09 PM   #1
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pats reprogramming issues

I recently purchased my 2004 SVT, and the previous owner had only one key , so I wanted to purchase a second key. I went to my local locks smith who programs and reprograms ignition keys. He was unable to to program the new key because he said 03 and 04 Focus's have a glitch that would not allow him to do it. Has anyone had similar issues with this? The lock smith said I would have to take it to a Ford dealer.


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Had my Locksmith program a second key no promblem.
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Old 10-27-2017, 01:59 PM   #3
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As it turns out the first locksmith that I went to is an idiot! Took the car to another locksmith and he had no problem reprogramming the new key. Also the first locksmith sold me the wrong key!
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Glad you got that worked out.
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he probably tried to assign a GEM key and you need a PATS key...

ive yet to come across said "GLITCH" and ive reprogrammed many xD
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hehe sometimes the simple things get us all.. had that happen to me in other things...

i actually had a GEM key sent and it looked identicle to my pats key the pats key wore down by use i kind of cheated as i had the older oblong key that you can pull the pats module out so i just traded the modules and cut the key
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