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I have a 2004 Mustang Convertible. I have only 1 keyless remote. Do I
have to go to the dealer to get another copy. I want to have a spare.
Any help is appreciated. Thanks. Can I buy some remotes on ebay and
let the "dealer" program for me as this may be cheaper than buying the
remote from a dealer on ebay. Thanks for help.

Duke
 
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I don't know if this also applies to the Mustang at all, but, I got a remote
for my girls Jeep Liberty off ebay for $12.00 and it came with instructions
on how to program it. I had to program her original remote and the new
remote together but, after following the instructions, both remotes worked
pefectly.

The dealer wanted $75.00 for the remote plus an hourly rate to program it.
I saved a ton of money.

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> I have a 2004 Mustang Convertible. I have only 1 keyless remote. Do I
> have to go to the dealer to get another copy. I want to have a spare.
> Any help is appreciated. Thanks. Can I buy some remotes on ebay and
> let the "dealer" program for me as this may be cheaper than buying the
> remote from a dealer on ebay. Thanks for help.
>
> Duke
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I bought spare remotes for my 98 Cobra on Ebay but if I recall correctly
they had to be programmed by the $tealership.
Like Robert said the remotes are expensive retail, but you can save some
money online. You might ask one of the sellers if it comes with destructions
for programming. I know that KEYS are easy enough.

KJKate

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:I don't know if this also applies to the Mustang at all, but, I got a
remote
: for my girls Jeep Liberty off ebay for $12.00 and it came with
instructions
: on how to program it. I had to program her original remote and the new
: remote together but, after following the instructions, both remotes worked
: pefectly.
:
: The dealer wanted $75.00 for the remote plus an hourly rate to program it.
: I saved a ton of money.
:
: <[email protected]> wrote in message
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: > I have a 2004 Mustang Convertible. I have only 1 keyless remote. Do I
: > have to go to the dealer to get another copy. I want to have a spare.
: > Any help is appreciated. Thanks. Can I buy some remotes on ebay and
: > let the "dealer" program for me as this may be cheaper than buying the
: > remote from a dealer on ebay. Thanks for help.
: >
: > Duke
: >
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On 13 Feb 2006 17:05:19 -0800, [email protected] wrote:

>I have a 2004 Mustang Convertible. I have only 1 keyless remote. Do I
>have to go to the dealer to get another copy. I want to have a spare.
>Any help is appreciated. Thanks. Can I buy some remotes on ebay and
>let the "dealer" program for me as this may be cheaper than buying the
>remote from a dealer on ebay. Thanks for help.
>
>Duke


I second EBAY for this. WAY cheaper. You might be able to program the
remote yourself. Do a search on Google.
 
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You should try to match the numbers on the back of the remote with the one
you're buying. Some will interchange, but I don't have the list in front of
me. The programming procedure is in your owners manual. It's basically:

1) Have all remotes with you
2) Sitting in the car, key the ignition on and off eight times in rapid
succession. The door locks will cycle once as confirmation
3) Hit one button on each remote you wish to program.

Caution: It's advisible to do this out of sight of the neighboors. It's
possible for anyone nearby to program their remote to open your car if they
key it at the right time.

Also, this is a good procedure to go through if you suspect a previous owner
may have retained a remote to your car as it resets all remotes and renders
them useless on your car.


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>I have a 2004 Mustang Convertible. I have only 1 keyless remote. Do I
> have to go to the dealer to get another copy. I want to have a spare.
> Any help is appreciated. Thanks. Can I buy some remotes on ebay and
> let the "dealer" program for me as this may be cheaper than buying the
> remote from a dealer on ebay. Thanks for help.
>
> Duke
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If you only have one remaining key, the security system will have to be
reprogrammed at the Ford dealership to delete the previous program, and put
in a new one, while at the same time programming the new keys. If you had
two, you could have done it by yourself.


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>I have a 2004 Mustang Convertible. I have only 1 keyless remote. Do I
> have to go to the dealer to get another copy. I want to have a spare.
> Any help is appreciated. Thanks. Can I buy some remotes on ebay and
> let the "dealer" program for me as this may be cheaper than buying the
> remote from a dealer on ebay. Thanks for help.
>
> Duke
>
 
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Programming the remotes is independent of the number of keys you have. You
only use one key during programming of the remotes. I agree you need two
keys to program a third key.
"Carfan" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> If you only have one remaining key, the security system will have to be
> reprogrammed at the Ford dealership to delete the previous program, and
> put in a new one, while at the same time programming the new keys. If you
> had two, you could have done it by yourself.
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>>I have a 2004 Mustang Convertible. I have only 1 keyless remote. Do I
>> have to go to the dealer to get another copy. I want to have a spare.
>> Any help is appreciated. Thanks. Can I buy some remotes on ebay and
>> let the "dealer" program for me as this may be cheaper than buying the
>> remote from a dealer on ebay. Thanks for help.
>>
>> Duke
>>

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I do only have 1 key. Which I have to go to dealer to get another key
made. Apparenty, there is no choice it seems. But I will try the
above methods for my keyless remotes.. Thanks
 
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