How to Program a Ford Key Fob

Man opening car with Ford key fob

Whether you’ve had to get a replacement key fob for your Ford vehicle or your current key fob isn’t functioning like it used to, you’re probably wondering how Ford key fob programming works. Luckily, you don’t have to be a master mechanic to know how to program a Ford key fob. The process is not only straightforward, but it can be performed from your very own home or garage. Learn how to program a Ford key fob with the service team at Morrie's Tomah Ford. For all of your general service information needs, reach out to the team at Morrie's Tomah Ford near Mauston.

Step-By-Step Ford Key Fob Programming Instructions

Any Camp Douglas-area driver of any kind of mechanical background can certainly learn how to program a Ford key fob.Tto learn how to program a Ford key fob, follow these instructions:

  1. Close the doors on your Ford vehicle, then open the driver’s side door.
  2. Push the “unlock” button on the driver’s side door.
  3. Within the span of about 10 seconds, press the ignition button from “off” to “run” eight different times. You’ll want to make sure that the eigth time you push the ignition button, you end up on “run”.
  4. Once you’ve entered “programming” mode, the doors on your Ford should lock and unlock. If the doors don’t cycle for some reason, try turning the key in a faster motion.
  5. To program your Ford remote, push any button on the Ford remote key. Do this within a span of about eight seconds.
  6. The door locks will cycle to confirm that the keyless entry remote system is programmed on your key fob and is ready for you to use.
  7. If you have an additional Ford remote key fob, then push any button on that remote within a span of eight seconds to allow the door locks to cycle.
  8. The last step is to turn your ignition to the “off” position. This will cause the locks to cycle again, which will confirm that your Ford key fob programming is complete.

For additional service and parts tips as well as best practices, visit Morrie's Tomah Ford online.

Turning Off Ford MyKey

Now that you know how to program a Ford key fob, let’s go over how to turn off the Ford MyKey system. This could be because you’re selling your vehicle or giving your vehicle to a teen driver, but whatever the reason is, turning off your Ford MyKey is a simple process. Here is how to turn off Ford MyKey:

  1. Start your vehicle using your main key or key fob.
  2. Wait for your computer screen to turn on.
  3. On your steering wheel, use the controls to push the left arrow button so that you can access the main menu.
  4. On the main menu, push the “settings” button after you push the “ok” button.
  5. On “settings”, look for the “MyKey” option, and hit the “ok” button.
  6. In “MyKey”, look for the “Clear MyKey” option.
  7. In “MyKey”, push and hold the “ok” button until you see the “All MyKeys Cleared” message on your screen.

As you can see, Ford key fob programming is simple enough to do from the comfort of your own home. However, if you would rather leave it to the service professionals here at Morrie's Tomah Ford, schedule service with our team near Warrens.

Learn More About Ford Key Fob Programming in Tomah!

Contact us to learn more about how to program a Ford key fob or to answer any other questions you have about your Ford key fob. We’re just a short drive away from Nekoosa, so don’t hesitate to reach out to us in person if you ever want to speak with a team member.


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