central locking - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Focus Forum Forum for the discussion of the Ford Focus

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-20-04, 02:46 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 2
central locking

Hi I have a 2001 2.0 Ford Focus Ghia,
The remote key has stopped working. I have had the battery changed and it still does not work also the boot quick release does not work any more.

I guess the next thing I should check is the fuse for the central locking. Does anyone have any idea where this is and if it is a standard fuse the sort I could get from halfords etc?



alexmac is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-20-04, 04:17 AM
Corner Hugger
Zetec's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Sunny Melbourne, Victoria
Age: 35
Posts: 1,487
Re: central locking

have a good look inside the fuse box behind the glovebox, have to pull out the glovebox first. There should be a diagram in your owner's manual for what fuses do what am I right? Help me out here guys!!!

2002 Ford Focus Zetec - Machine Silver - 3 door
2 1/4 inch Cat-Back Exhaust, 40mm KW Lowering Springs, K&N Panel Filter, ST170 Indicators, Zetec Floor Mats, Darkest Legal Tint, Genuine 15 Rear Wheel kW FPV Sticker

European Ford Owners Club - Southern Region President

Zetec is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-20-04, 05:38 AM
Lord of the RC
fordel's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Adelaide
Age: 39
Posts: 2,515
Re: central locking

Yeah there will be fuse instructions in the Cars manual, check the fuses in teh bonnet as well

Easier to take it back to ford if you still have warranty left on it and make them fix it before teh warranty runs out


O.F.R #6 : PM Me
Member of the Society Against Stupid SMS Language
Member #4 of the MTAS (Manual Transmission Appreciation Society)
fordel is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-21-04, 06:28 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 2
Re: central locking

Thanks guys. Unfortunatly it is out of warranty.

alexmac is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-21-04, 07:08 AM
Timmeh's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Newcastle, NSW
Age: 36
Posts: 2,922
Re: central locking

I would have looked under the bonnet in the big fuse box first... but keys die, unfortunately. If you lock one door with the key and the other (or all depending on the car - being a Ghia I assume four door) locks, then maybe its the key rather than the central locking fuse.

Too bad they are costly to replace to just try it and see if it's the problem.


EUR04D - Ford Focus
The Blue Flame

Mk II Escort RS2000
How much boost?

Thanks for 2004, crew.
Timmeh is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-25-04, 02:46 AM
3dr zeTEC
sniper545's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Canberra
Posts: 222
Re: central locking

I think if you pull the battery out of these keys, then they need to be programmed back to you car. try this:
Within 6 seconds the ignition must be turned on and off again 4 times. This starts the programming mode. the turn signals will flash twice if you get it right! now press any button on the remote within 10 seconds. when the GEM accepts the key, it will beep at you. to get out of program mode just turn the ignition on, or don't do anything for at least 10 seconds.
if this doesn't help, then go see your Ford Dealer for a warranty claim.

Don't bother running...
....you'll only die tired!
sniper545 is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Ford Focus Forum

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Central locking problem EAtom Interior | Electrical | ECU 3 05-11-04 10:01 AM
Faulty central locking snavy General Tech 5 11-04-03 03:39 PM
Central locking not locking.. b-juggles Interior | Electrical | ECU 0 09-09-03 02:42 AM
central locking larry longprong Interior | Electrical | ECU 2 03-18-02 12:42 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome