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Kevin, UK Ford Car Mechanic
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Experience:  Diagnostic technician at vw /audi specialist
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I have a Ford Fiesta 2003 reg, the key fob is not working,

Customer Question

I have a Ford Fiesta 2003 reg
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: the key fob is not working
JA: Have you checked the battery in the fob? Will the car open with another remote?
Customer: Yes i have replaced the battery
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: the car opens manually bot not when pressing the buttons
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Ford
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hi im kevin do you have reg number ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The key fob is not working after replacing batteries have tried many methods to re program the key but no help
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hi im kevin have you tried this

  • Close all doors so that conflicting audible warnings do not sound when carrying out programming.
  • Switch ignition ON 4 times within 6 seconds.
  • Switch ignition OFF.
  • Programming mode activated for approximately 10 seconds (an audible warning will sound). Proceed as follows:
    • Press and release any button
    • An audible warning will sound to indicate successful programming.
    • After the first key has been programmed the 10 seconds programming mode automatically starts again for the next key. Repeat above procedure for all keys including originals.
  • To exit programming mode:
    • Switch ignition ON or wait 10 seconds.