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Ford PATS Antitheft System

How the Ford PATS antitheft system works Ford PATS overview Ford PATS Passive Antitheft System uses a key with a transponder in the head of the key. Each transponder is coded with a unique identifying code made from a possible 18 billion combinations. It’s a passive system because it doesn’t require any input from the driver. Ford has also referred to their PATS system as SecuriLock. The second portion of the system is a PATS transceiver module. The PATS module communicates Generates an “exciter” field that powers the chip in … Read More

Program Ford key

How to program Ford key Adding new key, Ford PATS, PATS keys Late model Ford vehicles with PATS anti-theft system allow you to add and program Ford key yourself IF you already have two keys that work. The Ford key must be a PATS compatible transponder key as well. Those keys are available online. Here’s the programming procedure: 1) Insert one of the two previously programmed key into the lock cylinder. Turn the key to ON (not START) and leave it in that position for a minimum of 3-secs., but … Read More

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