Ford Crown Victoria RKE Keyfob Programming guide

HOW TO GUIDE: Ford Crown Victoria RKE Keyfob Programming

Ford Crown Victoria RKE Keyfob Programming

Here is the information you need to program the RKE keyfob on a Ford Crown Victoria from 1993 to 1994, 1995 to 1996, 1997 to 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 to 2011. Please follow the procedures for rke programming stated below.

Ford Crown Victoria 1993-1994 RKE Keyfob Programming

  1. Enter Programming Mode – Step 1

    INSERT key into ignition and TURN from OFF to RUN/ACC.

    OFF is the position where you can remove your key, RUN/ACC is the position just shy of starting your vehicle.

  2. Enter Programming Mode – Step 2

    LOCATE the Programming Connector located behind the Glove Box Compartment.

    The Programming Connector consists of 2 wires and a plastic plug terminator with 2 pins.

    The pins will NOT be connected to anything.

  3. Enter Programming Mode – Step 3

    JUMP the 2 pins in the Programming Connector using a suitable metal jumping wire (example – paperclip).

  4. Program Remote

    PRESS any button on the remote to be programmed.

    Door locks will cycle Lock/Unlock to confirm successful programming of the remote.

    REPEAT this step IMMEDIATELY for any other remotes to be programmed to your vehicle.

  5. Exit Programming Mode

    TURN ignition to OFF to exit Programming Mode.

    The vehicle locks will cycle Lock/Unlock to indicate successful completion of programming.

  6. Test Remotes

    Test all remotes. Programming is now complete.

Important:

  • Verify the following prior to following these instructions:
    • Your vehicle is equipped with keyless entry, and
    • You have a key fob remote that is compatible with your vehicle.
  • Obtain all remote transmitters for this vehicle. This procedure will erase all previously programmed remotes. You must program all existing and new remotes that you wish to use on the vehicle at this time.
  • You may clear your keyless entry system memory by entering programming mode as shown in the steps above.

Note: If your vehicle cannot enter programming mode, then you cannot program any remote.  This indicates either no keyless entry installed on the vehicle or a defective keyless entry receiver module.

Ford Crown Victoria 1995-1997 RKE Keyfob Programming

  1. Enter Programming Mode – Step 1

    ENTER the 5-digit permanent entry code into the keyless entry keypad.

    This will be the permanent code given by the Dealership when the vehicle was new. It may be found in the original Owner’s Manual.

  2. Enter Programming Mode – Step 2

    PRESS the 1/2 button on the keyless entry keypad within 5 seconds.

    Doors will cycle Lock/Unlock to indicate successful entry into programming mode.

  3. Program Remote

    PRESS any button on the remote to be programmed within 5 seconds of pressing the 1/2 button on the keyless entry keypad.

    Doors will cycle Lock/Unlock to indicate successful programming of the remote.

    REPEAT this step within 5 seconds for any additional remotes to be programmed.

  4. Exit Programming Mode

    PRESS the 7/8 and 9/0 buttons on the keyless entry keypad simultaneously to finalize programming and exit programming mode.

  5. Test Remotes

    Test all remotes. Programming is now complete.

Important:

  • Verify the following prior to following these instructions:
    • Your vehicle is equipped with keyless entry, and
    • You have a key fob remote that is compatible with your vehicle.
  • Obtain all remote transmitters for this vehicle. This procedure will erase all previously programmed remotes. You must program all existing and new remotes that you wish to use on the vehicle at this time.
  • You may clear your keyless entry system memory by entering programming mode as shown in the steps above.

Note: If your vehicle cannot enter programming mode, then you cannot program any remote.  This indicates either no keyless entry installed on the vehicle or a defective keyless entry receiver module.

Ford Crown Victoria 1998-2011 RKE Keyfob Programming

  1. Enter Vehicle Programming Mode

    INSERT key into Ignition and TURN from OFF to RUN 4 times within 3 seconds, with the 4th time ending in RUN. Door locks will cycle to confirm Programming Mode.

  2. Program Remote

    Within 10 seconds PRESS any button on first keyless remote fob. Door locks will cycle Lock/Unlock to confirm programming.

    (Repeat immediately for any additional remotes to be programmed.)

  3. Exit Programming Mode

    TURN ignition to OFF. Wait 20 seconds. Locks will again cycle to indicate end of programming mode.

  4. Test Remotes

    TEST all remotes. Programming is now complete.

Important:

  • Verify the following prior to following these instructions:
    • Your vehicle is equipped with keyless entry, and
    • You have a key fob remote that is compatible with your vehicle.
  • Obtain all remote transmitters for this vehicle. This procedure will erase all previously programmed remotes. You must program all existing and new remotes that you wish to use on the vehicle at this time.
  • You may clear your keyless entry system memory by entering programming mode as shown in the steps above.

Note: If your vehicle cannot enter programming mode, then you cannot program any remote.  This indicates either no keyless entry installed on the vehicle or a defective keyless entry receiver module.

Thank you very much! This tutorial was compiled and researched with ❤️ by Erwin Salarda.