Re: UK Focus remote key
"Alan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> In message <email@example.com>, Janice
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
> >Just bought a 54 plate Focus LX(UK). How many remote keys are supplied as
> >standard? I was given one remote key and one ordinary key. It seems
> >as every other car I've bought with remote locking came with two remote
> >keys. The Ford dealer tells me this is standard!
> My 2001 Focus (second hand from Ford dealer) came with a 'master' red
> key (non-remote), a blue key (non-remote) and a 3 button radio frequency
> remote key.
> I wonder if the dealership has held on to your master key so that you
> will always have to go back to them to cure future problems (at a cost)?
> You need two coded keys to program a third key - to allow the third key
> to disable the engine immobilisation system - so it may be worth getting
> a third key and programming it before you lose a key.
You shouldnt have received a Red master key with your Focus. Ford
disconntinued the red master around mid-late 98.
They then went to the "2 standard keys needed to programme a 3rd, 4th, 5th
You can have upto 7 keys coded at any one time to disable the immobilizer.