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Kenny Z., Ford Senior Master Tech
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Experience:  Auto Trans, Drivability and Electrical Specialist
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I have two 2001 ford explorer sports tac one ilose the keys

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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.