HOW TO GUIDE: Ford EuroEscort RKE Keyfob Programming

HOW TO GUIDE: Ford EuroEscort RKE Keyfob Programming 1

Ford EuroEscort RKE Keyfob Programming

A step-by-step tutorial on how to program the remote RKE keyfob on the Ford EuroEscort from the years 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002. Please follow the instructions below for your reference.

EuroEscort 1997 Remote Keyfob Programming

Ford Eurosport 1997 keyfob programming

NOTICE: You must have all remotes on hand when performing this procedure. Any remotes not used during this procedure will become inactive.
  1. INSERT key and TURN Ignition from OFF to RUN 8 times within 10 seconds, with the 8th time ending in RUN. Door locks will cycle to confirm successful entry into Programming Mode. (OFF is the position where you can remove your key, RUN is the position just shy of starting your car.)
  2. Within 20 seconds PRESS any button on the first keyless remote to be programmed. Door locks will cycle to confirm successful programming. If you only have one remote then skip to Step 4.
  3. Within 20 seconds, PRESS any button on the second keyless remote. Door locks will cycle again to confirm programming. Repeat Step 3 for any additional remotes to be programmed.
  4. TURN Ignition to OFF. Locks will cycle to indicate exit of Programming Mode.
  5. Test all remotes. Programming is complete.

 

EuroEscort 1998-2002 Remote Keyfob Programming

EuroEscort 1998-2002 Remote keyfob programming

In this car model of Ford Eurosport there will be 2 possible instruction on how to program the key fob.

Programming Instruction  1

Note: Obtain all remote transmitters for this vehicle.

Note: Do not depress the brake pedal during procedure.

  1. Turn ignition from OFF to RUN 8 times within 10 seconds, with the 8th time ending in RUN. Door locks will cycle to confirm programming mode. (Off is the position where you can remove your key, RUN is the position just shy of starting your car.)
  2. Within 20 seconds press any button on the first keyless remote to be programmed. Door locks will cycle to confirm programming. If you only have one remote then skip to step 4.
  3. Within 20 seconds, press any button on the second keyless remote. Door locks will cycle again to confirm programming. Repeat step 3. For all other remotes.
  4. Turn ignition to OFF. Locks will again cycle to indicate end of programming mode.

 

Programming Instruction  2

Note: Obtain all remote transmitters for this vehicle.1Fasten seat belts and close all doors.

  1. Turn ignition from OFF to RUN 4 times within 6 seconds, with the 4th time ending in RUN. (Off is the position where you can remove your key, RUN is the position just shy of starting your car.)
  2. Turn ignition to OFF. Acoustic signal will sound and system warning lamp will illuminate to confirm programming mode.
  3. Within 10 seconds, press and hold any button on the first keyless remote. Wait for acoustic sound and warning lamp to flash (confirming programming) then release button on remote. Wait 2 seconds but within 10 seconds repeat step 4. For all other remotes. If you only have one remote then continue to step 5.
  4. Turn ignition to Crank or wait 10 seconds to end programming mode.

I truly hope that you find this instruction helpful in programming the remote key fob that you have. A detailed guide that will walk you through the process of programming the remote keyfob RKE that comes standard on all 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002 models of the Ford EuroEscort. For your convenience, the instructions are shown above. Please follow them.

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