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replace the remote starter fob

dougernautt

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Hello everyone,

2010 MKT. Love this car.

My wife stepped up a curb, tripped and fell, and dropped her keys in the gutter during a torrential downpour. The keys were taken about ten feet away before they disappereed down a curbside sewer grate. Wife is ok.

I have since replaced the remote fob but the starter is gone. Dealer says its after market and not factory ? How to tell ? Where would one put this system ? Under the dash ? Does anyone else have this as a factory option ?

Lastly, can I get someone to reprogram a fob to my car ?

thanks everyone for looking.

Doug
 

leandro

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Hello everyone,

2010 MKT. Love this car.

My wife stepped up a curb, tripped and fell, and dropped her keys in the gutter during a torrential downpour. The keys were taken about ten feet away before they disappereed down a curbside sewer grate. Wife is ok.

I have since replaced the remote fob but the starter is gone. Dealer says its after market and not factory ? How to tell ? Where would one put this system ? Under the dash ? Does anyone else have this as a factory option ?

Lastly, can I get someone to reprogram a fob to my car ?

thanks everyone for looking.

Doug
Reprogram I know locksmith does it too, bit cheaper than at dealer. Good luck
 

Airborne

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If you have a hood sensor like in the picture, it is OEM remote starter.20191107_071958.jpg
It looks aftermarket, and if your dealership has not seen it before, they might think it's aftermarket, but it's all Ford. I would be surprised if it had aftermarket RS due to no company making a RS for the 10-12 Lincoln with push button start. Buy RS fob online and program yourself. Program instructions are on line, Google search.
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Mercinator

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Airborne,
They do indeed make modules/systems that will interface and work with the 10-12 MKT. The easiest way to know is to drop your drivers underdash panel and look for a brain box to the system. The other plan is to simply take to your local alarm/car audio shop and have them look for the obvious.
 

Sagar810

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I bought a third remote fob at Ace Hardware for less than half the cost of the dealer. Ace has the technology to cut the key and program the car/fob.
How much was it at ACE hardware? How long did it take you? I have lost one key fob and need one extra apart from the only one I have left. I have asked around and individual locksmith have told me around 160-190 for a key fob completely programmed. Actually had one guy scheduled and he never showed up. ACE would definitely be more reliable.
 

Airborne

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Airborne,
They do indeed make modules/systems that will interface and work with the 10-12 MKT. The easiest way to know is to drop your drivers underdash panel and look for a brain box to the system. The other plan is to simply take to your local alarm/car audio shop and have them look for the obvious.
Google search and everyone is an expert.
I can also search on Ebay for main bearings for a 1989 Taurus SHO, buy them for $19.95 thinking I just found the holy grail. When I receive them "but they said these main bearings are for the DOHC, these are for the OHV, don't they know there application chart is wrong!?"
 

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