If the key battery has stopped doing it’s job, you’re locked out with a key! This is becoming more common as technology creeps into our daily life. Don’t panic. Follow our guide on how to unlock Keyless Ford cars, whichever model you have.
We’re showing a Ford Fiesta, 2015 model, but every Ford that uses this type of key will be the same.
Emergency Unlock Keyless Ford Key
If changing the key battery hasn’t worked, then you must open the car is with the emergency key. This is hidden inside the car key and you may not even know that it’s inside!
Follow these instructions to unlock Keyless Ford get the key blade out.
To remove the blade, you need to remove the key blade cover from the key. Just squeeze the two pads near the key ring holder and the cover lifts.
Gently pull the cover away and you should see the blade. Once the cover is off, then remove the key blade. There’s a special way to use this tiny blade.
If you try to turn it with your fingers, you may not be able to, simply because there’s not much to grab hold of. First you need to slide it into the lock.
The car key designers at Ford, put a slot into key fob, that fits over the key head.
The trick is to offer up the key fob over head of the key blade and use it as a lever.
Then, to unlock Keyless Ford cars, whichever model, turn anti-clockwise. This is to the rear of the car, and it will unlock.
This video will help if you’re struggling. As long as there’s a key blade inside, then you’re out of trouble.
Ford Key Problems
Unlock Keyless Ford problem 1
There isn’t a keyblade inside the key. This is a big problem we’re starting to see. When keys are made for these, coding the key is pretty easy. However, making the blade, and cutting the wavy line that makes the lock work, is hard. This is why when keys get lost, the electronics are replaced, but the blade is missing, which is a big problem if you have a Ford Keyless Key.
Unlock Keyless Ford problem 2
The blade doesn’t turn in the lock, which is odd. Either the lock has never been used, you have the wrong key blade inside the key, or the lock is faulty.
With either of these problems, you need the help of an Auto Locksmith. Find out out to find a good one by clicking here.
Emergency starting a Ford, using a Ford Keyless key.
So when you manage to get inside the car, well done, you’re halfway there. Don’t worry if the alarm is making alot of noise. Firstly, no-one takes any notice of car alarms anymore, but more importantly, it won’t start the car starting. As soon as the car recognises the car key, the alarm will stop making a noise.
Where do I put the Ford Keyless key?
There’s a special place inside the car that you need to put the car key so it will start. It won’t matter if the car key battery is flat.
Click Here to read our guide on the Ford emergency start system.