How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Kenny Z. Your Own Question
Kenny Z.
Kenny Z., Ford Senior Master Tech
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 5235
Experience:  Auto Trans, Drivability and Electrical Specialist
9600325
Type Your Ford Question Here...
Kenny Z. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have two 2001 ford explorer sports tac one ilose the keys

Customer Question

I have two 2001 ford explorer sports tac one ilose the keys other has good key and lock can I take the key and lock from one to put in other and make it work one was manuf.4/2000 other was 11/2000 can you help thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Kenny Z. replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thanks for your question.

You can switch the lock cylinder over but the keys would still need to be programmed using a Ford IDS scanner.

The vehicle would not start without programming the keys to the vehicle.