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  1. J

    96 XL not going into FOB programming mode.

    Need some help figuring out how to reprogram FOB's for my 96 4x4 XL Explorer. I lost the original FOB for it and bought a couple replacements. Now, I've done searches online on how to reprogram them but it's confusing as I've seen instructions for reprogramming requiring the key to be turned off...
  2. R

    Remote Entry Question...

    So I've got a 03 Limited and it came with a 3 button remote, I was looking around and noticed this thread. People mentioned that they didn't know how to open the glass with out the remote, and my remote does not have a trunk button. If I were to get say these remotes, would I be able to open...
  3. M

    Help with Remote Start Install

    Hey all, I've been wanting to get around to installing a remote start system on my 2003 XLT 4.0 AWD. With winter fast approaching there's no time like the present. I was wondering if any of you could recommend a system and how exactly I go about installing it or any tips/tricks I should be...
  4. R

    Cant get in to program mode for the key fob

    Hello guys, First my excuses for my poor englisch, i am from the netherlands/ Amsterdam My name is Robert and im drivin a 2004 explorer . Love the car. From now on only american cars for me . I have one problem at this moment. I cant get in to the programming mode for the key fob. I...
  5. W

    Remote fob question

    Apoloogies in advance if I did not search enough through existing threads. 2005 EB V8. I lost my keys in the neighborhood and can erase and reprogram keys w/ Forscan. Anyone know if it is possible to disable the remote fobs and reprogram them. I hate the idea that someone may be able to unlock...
  6. NickyB

    [Solved] 2016 Explorer Remote Start Problem

    Hi Everyone, I was not able to find a thread that seemed to align specifically with my issue. I have a 2016 Ford Explorer Sport 401A Package. This means it has the wireless key FOB with the factory installed remote starter and perimeter alarm. I recently used ForScan to remove the double honk...
  7. G

    Need a Replacement Key Remote

    One of the remote keys for my 2011 has gotten lost. I know its going to be expensive to replace. Before I go to the dealer and order another one, I thought I'd ask here just in case there is a better online alternative or something. Thanks!
  8. B

    TPMS & RKE not working properly --- bad SJB?

    2008 Explorer -- V8 engine, 4WD Out of the blue I got a TPMS warning yesterday with a B2872 in the SJB. I looked at all the tire pressures with a manual gauge and with the code scanner and they're fine. The tool shows that a discrepancy between the SJB and two of the tire pressure sensors...
  9. E

    No Power Locks, No Keyfab, No Remote

    Hello, I am new to this forum. I just purchased a 2002 explorer Eddie Bauer with some issues. Mainly some electrical issues. Most important issue I was hoping someone can help with is the Power locks, remote and door keyfab not working. I have read a lot of posts about the security module being...
  10. B

    Strange electrical issues help please

    This issue has been posted several times in the past 10 years, but none of those posters followed up to explain their fix.......... 1993 limited 4.0 4wd Dome light, radio, drivers electric seat, all not working and the unlock button flashes the headlights! Also the remote does not work - but...
  11. R

    Remote Start Problem

    Greetings. I just became a proud owner of a 2007 Sport Trac, and am loving it. I am still figuring out a lot of its bells and whistles, but it appears to have an after market remote start (the FOB does not have "FORD" on it, or any other brand name). The lock/unlock functions work on it, as...
  12. P

    remote starter questions

    How can I tell what model remote starter I have installed ? I have a one button FOB with the Ford logo on the button. It seems to work fine. I also have what looks like a DIY momentary button installed in the dash, near the lower left side if the drivers knee panel. A year or so ago I...
  13. R

    Intermittant Door Locks by Remote.. 2004 Explorer

    2004 Ford Explorer... Here is a problem I have been fighting for a while. One day after heavy rains, I noticed the lights, radio, and door locks would not work. Fixed these with the WD-40 in the door switch as noted on this site. NEXT.. had another bunch of situations. I reset the VSM...
  14. D

    DVD installation headache!!!!!

    So I know less than nothing about electronic stuff. So be warned but I would like to know if anyone has gotten better results than these. So we had a Rosen Z10 overhead DVD player installed through the purchase. I was told that I could use the remote for the front seat. This is necessary since...
  15. O

    I can not encode remote controls

    Welcome I have a big problem, I can not encode remote controls. Work during and after the coding procedure is not working, what could be wrong? Today I was on the diagnosis, everything is ok but the remotes do not want to enter.
  16. S

    keyless entry remote

    hello, my question- years ago while on a job had my keys in my tool belt and when i pulled a tool out keys came with it, thats not the problem i was in a boom lift 5 stories u get the rest. so went to a ford dealership to buy a remote but NO ONE NEW HOW TO PROGRAM IT. went to 2nd dealer and...
  17. MC05XLS

    Chamberlain/LiftMaster Remotes on visor??

    So this may be an odd question. My house came with a Chamberlain garage door opener, but I have an issue with the remote. My remote does not work when it's on the visor. It doesn't matter if it's on my visor or the passenger. I've tried new batteries, I bought a new remote, I checked the antenna...
  18. R

    Where is the programming plug to program my new key fobs?

    Ok I bought a new key fob for my '94 Explorer, 4-door, 4x4, and cannot for the life of me find the programming plug that is supposed to be behind the left rear quarter panel (with the jack and so forth). Am I getting warm or off in the weeds?
  19. S

    First Explorer...plenty of problems...Lets deal with the remote entry first

    Hi everyone, I got my first Explorer, very good price but a few issues. The truck only came with one key, no remotes. I purchased a new remote but cannot get it to programme! When I can get the truck to enter programme mode (locks cycle) by flicking the key on and off eight times so I know...
  20. D

    Can't get into Programming mode for remote?

    Trying to program the remote that came with the 04 Explorer and cannot get the vehicle into programming mode, any help tips tricks? I do have keyless entry buttons but would like to get the remote to work. Thanks, I have been reading other posts but nothing seems to be the trick. .
  21. ncranchero

    Locating the remote keypad code on a SPORT

    Depending on the year of your SPORT you will find the code in one of two places. The 2001 model year seems to be particularly difficult to pinpoint the location of "the box". Hopefully this is conclusive and will help those who are trying to locate the code themselves. I "think" this is the...
  22. B

    Lost remote 05 Ranger XLT

    For the 1 millionth time. What's the drill on replacing and reprogramming a lost door lock remote? From Pago Pago, American Samoa. Busycorner:salute:
  23. M

    Remote door locks on a 98 Explorer.

    I have a 1998 explorer and the remote just recently stopped locking the doors. It will unlock them and will set the alarm, but won't lock them. You have to do this manually.
  24. A

    Anti Theft wont shut off

    You guys know my 96 5.0 by now I finally have it running, Went to the mall today took my spare key (important) only a key no remote. Locked it up and went in for a few hours of shopping and suburban trash watching. Get done go out to go meet my wife and kid. I use the keyless entry pad...
  25. G

    Remote Turbo & Oil Filter Relocation - a bit long - sorry.

    OK, so now I've got the mod bug for the '97 Mounty. While I am considering a remote turbo install for the Mounty (and that comes with about 20 years of painful Saab turbo experience), I do have one question. I did a search on this one, but didn't find anything concrete: Are there any...