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Old 10-26-2008, 17:55   #1 (permalink)
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1999 Taurus Do I Have Keyless Entry?

So I bought by 99 Taurus from a private seller who was moving cars for a repo company.

The car only came with 1 key, it looks like a copy because it doesn't have a plastic jacket on it. I already know about the chip and the cost to program another at the dealer.

My question is: Is there a way to find out if my car has a keyless entry system? Maybe it's a code in the VIN #?

I figure the keyfobs & other copies of the keys are probably still in the possession of the previous owner.

Can I go to the dealer and buy another keyfob and have them program it?

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Old 10-26-2008, 18:47   #2 (permalink)
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If it starts without a PATS key it probably does not.
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If it starts without a PATS key it probably does not.
My key does have the chip, PATS? The copy cut at Home Depot doesn't work.
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Old 10-26-2008, 22:51   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 1999 Taurus Do I Have Keyless Entry?

You want to know about the remote keyless entry.

The only way to tell is to look and see if you have the Remote Anti-Theft Personality Module. The remote anti-theft personality (RAP) module is located below instrument panel on LH side above brake pedal.

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Cool thanks. I'll check this out today.
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Which one of those is the module I am looking for? I was under my dash and I couldn't figure out which one I'm looking for.
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Which one of those is the module I am looking for? I was under my dash and I couldn't figure out which one I'm looking for.
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