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Can someone clarify something regarding recoding a spare key please.

I have a remote fob plus one 'normal' key. If I go to Fords and and buy another will I be able to program the new key to the remote locking AND immobiliser/alarm?

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You'll be able to programme the remote locking but not the immobiliser, it has to be programmed using computer, frauds or an automotive locksmith is your only answer unfortunately!
 

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Thought that might be the case. So I'll be able to get into the car but can't drive it unless I pay Ford first............

Thanks for the info.

Tony

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On the same subject basically. U tried my spare (second) key today just to make sure it worked. It opened the door OK and when I got into the car there was a distinct chiming noise. It stopped when I put the key in the ignition and switched on. I assume this is normal?

Did ring the local Ford dealer re a third key - quoted £180 for a remote - didn't ask about the normal type key as I had fainted!

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Found this on the Fiesta ST forum:

"You can get in using the non-remote/plain key if
you've put the alarm on with the remote, but you then have 15 seconds to
put the key in the ignition and turn it to position 1 otherwise the
alarm will go off (you'll hear a chime as soon as you open the door)."

I tried again and didn't rush to put the key in the ignition and the alarm did indeed sound.

Tony


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