Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by nishan90 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 10:32 pm

Hi everybody,
I have ford puma 1.6 with two button ir key fob.last week my key stopped working and when i opend the doors manually with key the alarm shouts.then i search on websites and i found to reprogramming the key and was sucessfully done.but from today it again make same problem key fob stop working and when i try to reprogramming the programming mode is not activating (the clock light carrying on flashing,not stop flashing) and more over the luggage boot is also locked not open even with the key is there any link between the boot and alarm ??
And can anybody tell me why my programming mode is not activated and why i get the problem again?? Whats wrong ?? Pleaase help me to fix it
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by ethanfitz » Fri Aug 08, 2014 8:11 am

Have you changed the battery in your key? could be flat and that's why it wont re-program?
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by red » Fri Aug 08, 2014 8:20 am

Maybe you aren't doing it fast enough, you should be able to get it in programming mode even if your key is broken.

The boot shouldn't be related, the key should just open it. There have been numerous times this hasn't happened for people as the cars have got older and there's ways to open the boot from the side to investigate the lock issues.
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by nishan90 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:30 pm

hey,thanx both of you i tried it today morning and the problem is fixed.yesterday when i turn the key from 0-1 the PATS light was not turning on continously to set up mode and today it works i dont know what happend but i like the puma alot it is great car as for price it is like diamond for the cost of silver .amazing pick up and gear shift ..anyway thanx guys will ask again if something goes wrong to my queen ☺️
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by ethanfitz » Sat Aug 09, 2014 1:00 am

Glad you got it sorted :grin:
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by u2gav » Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:50 pm

Its already been said, but worth saying again.....

Excellent guide!!!!!! Thank you!!
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Post by red » Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:44 am

Thanks Gav, we do appreciate the feedback!
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by Tinytina » Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:57 pm

:grin: Thanks Cherie....I had no idea how to reprograme my alarm. Very helpful
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by RICHARD MANSFIELD2 » Sun Jul 26, 2015 12:25 pm

Hi,
I reprogrammed my key a few weeks back using this guide. Worked a treat. I wonder how much a Ford dealer or vehicle electrician would charge for the few minuets it takes to do the key reprogram.

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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by Wild E. Coyote » Mon Jul 27, 2015 1:49 pm

I guess they would charge you at least 0.3 hours for that..... :?:
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Post by althepal101 » Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:38 am

Just a quick note. Did method 2 for my three button fob bought from eBay. . Worked fine for a year but suddenly stopped working. Replaced the battery but stilL gubbed. Checked the connections, pulled up the one with a small plastic tab at the back and now works fine without any reprogramming. Just FYI!
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by Robyorks » Tue Dec 08, 2015 5:23 pm

Tried all these methods on my father-in-laws Puma. None of them worked.
Tried a spare key, that didn't work.
Spoke to Ford, could have bought another Puma for less money than they wanted to look at it.

New batteries in all keys concerned.
'programming mode' entered correctly every time.
Fob still doesn't work.

#flummoxed

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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by mihalyn90 » Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:55 pm

Robyorks

I have a two button IR remote, if you have that too...
Press the upper button (unlock) and hold it while aiming to IR.
Then, while holding the unlock (the upper button, the one close to the key), just press the unlock 4-5 times :)

should work :D
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by Robyorks » Thu Dec 10, 2015 11:54 am

Hi Mihalyn.

It's the three button fob :-(
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Post by mihalyn90 » Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:22 pm

crap... i have no idea than :(
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Post by ROY 1.7 Thunder » Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:19 pm

Hi i have a Ford Puma Thunder 1.7 2002 and i have tried to reprogramme my 3 button key fob and it just wont work. i replaced the battery and all the contacts are fine. i tried your 1st meathod and nothing happend at all so i tried your second meathod 1999. position 11 back to position 1, 4 times back to 1 and i got the bleep and the rear fog light switch stayed on :grin:. I then pressed one of the fob buttons and ther should have been second bleep and flashing indicators but nothing happend :?: appart from the rear fog light swith went off and i still could not open ths door using the key fob buttons :| could anyone please help ive been at it for 2 days now :cry: and am getting desperate any advice would be much appreciated.
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by red » Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:07 am

Maybe the circuitry is damaged, over time we've seen them fail due to dry cracked solder etc.

An easy way to test this is to either borrow another to test whether you can program it to open your doors or test your in another car. (Assuming you aren't an electronic engineer able to asses the board)
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by PumaHammer » Sun Jan 10, 2016 3:54 pm

Hi people. Old thread, but hoping for some help.

My key is a 2 button on a 1999 1.7.

Although I have change the batteries, it still won't lock or unlock, I have to use the key. The light comes on for a second, doesn't stay on.

I have tried putting the key in positon 1, leaving it until the red light by the clock stays on. Then, press the lock button, and press unlock 4 times whilst still keeping the lock pressed. All done whilst pointing it at the sensor.

Any ideas please? Is the lock button the single tirangle, and the unlcok double?

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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by YOG » Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:20 pm

IIRC, the single arrow is unlock and the double arrow is lock/deadlock.
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by PumaHammer » Sun Jan 10, 2016 8:13 pm

Ah cheers buddy, may have been using the wrong buttons lol Would make sense that the 2 arrows denotes lock and deadlock I suppose.

Too cold to go out there now will try agan tomorrow and post on here how it goes.

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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by PumaHammer » Sun Jan 10, 2016 11:41 pm

Would buying one off ebay and programming it work?
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by mihalyn90 » Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:50 am

no way... all keys, no matter which one, has a transmitter... a little coil pack in the key, that needs to be programmed :)
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Re: Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by PumaHammer » Mon Jan 11, 2016 7:40 pm

mihalyn90 wrote:no way... all keys, no matter which one, has a transmitter... a little coil pack in the key, that needs to be programmed :)
Ah ok, ta.

Mine won't program then :-(
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Post by mihalyn90 » Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:59 am

or you can just put the coil pack in the other key :D
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Reprogram a remote key fob (central locking)

Post by PumaHammer » Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:14 pm

Ha yeah :-)

Is the coil pack the small glass tube, within a red plastic holder? Should it be attached to anything at all?

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