What is a smart key? Smart keys can go by lots of different names: Keyless Go, Intelligent Key, Smart Access, My Key, Fast Key, and Smart Key. All of these keys use something called Proximity Technology.  Once you are in close “proximity” of your vehicle, your remote key is automatically activated.  Somewhere on the outside […]

What is key cloning? Cloning a key is a process where a key cutter (hardware store or locksmith) uses a special machine to match the code on your existing/working key to a new one that you are having programmed.  They will basically insert your old (working) key into their special programming (cloning) machine and it […]

What exactly is a transponder key? These days, most car keys come with a “chip” inside of the head of the key.  This is called a transponder key blank.  The word transponder is short for transmitter/responder.  This transponder chip that is imbedded in the head of your car key keeps the car from being started […]

Ford Keyless entry remote programming (sometimes called installation) and activation is a simple process. Actually, despite of the common name – remote programming, the process involves training the vehicle to recognize a new remote you purchased. FORD REMOTE PROGRAMMING INSTRUCTIONS Turn ignition from OFF to RUN (as far as you can go without cranking the […]