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#1 kikey

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 08:15 AM

hi i have just got a 02 ghia focus estate it only come with one srandard key no buttons for remote but some one has added an after market alarm with a fob would it be best to try to get another key and try to find a fob for the alarm or remove the alarm and get new key with with the bottons on it hope some one can help thanks mike

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 02:39 PM

hi i have just got a 02 ghia focus estate it only come with one srandard key no buttons for remote but some one has added an after market alarm with a fob would it be best to try to get another key and try to find a fob for the alarm or remove the alarm and get new key with with the bottons on it hope some one can help thanks mike


Hi Mike
You would need to programme the new ford key if you were to go down the route of getting another key and to do that you would need 2 working ford keys already. If you only have one you would need a locksmith or ford to reprogramme the car with new keys so you could add more keys if that makes sense.Is the chip on the ford key a blue chip or red chip?if its a red chip and the key is also red then that being the master key you could use that to programme another.however i dont think ford do the red master keys anymore so you probably have a blue chip.no easy answer im afraid ford will charge you silly money to reprogramme might pay to check out some mobile locksmiths.there is one in plymouth that charges approx 70 with 3 new keys.hope this helps. Alan

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 02:46 PM

Hi Mike
You would need to programme the new ford key if you were to go down the route of getting another key and to do that you would need 2 working ford keys already. If you only have one you would need a locksmith or ford to reprogramme the car with new keys so you could add more keys if that makes sense.Is the chip on the ford key a blue chip or red chip?if its a red chip and the key is also red then that being the master key you could use that to programme another.however i dont think ford do the red master keys anymore so you probably have a blue chip.no easy answer im afraid ford will charge you silly money to reprogramme might pay to check out some mobile locksmiths.there is one in plymouth that charges approx 70 with 3 new keys.hope this helps. Alan

its a blue key thenks will look for local lochsmith thanks mike

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 02:48 PM

Hi Mike
You would need to programme the new ford key if you were to go down the route of getting another key and to do that you would need 2 working ford keys already. If you only have one you would need a locksmith or ford to reprogramme the car with new keys so you could add more keys if that makes sense.Is the chip on the ford key a blue chip or red chip?if its a red chip and the key is also red then that being the master key you could use that to programme another.however i dont think ford do the red master keys anymore so you probably have a blue chip.no easy answer im afraid ford will charge you silly money to reprogramme might pay to check out some mobile locksmiths.there is one in plymouth that charges approx 70 with 3 new keys.hope this helps. Alan

its a blue key thenks will look for local lochsmith thanks mike


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