HOW TO GUIDE: Ford Fiesta RKE Keyfob Programming

Ford Fiesta RKE Keyfob Programming Guide

Ford Fiesta RKE Keyfob Programming

Are you looking for the RKE keyfob programming for your Ford Fiesta? You are at the right website. The tutorial below will walk you through the process of programming the RKE keyfob on a Ford Fiesta from 2011-2012-2013-2014-2015-2016-2017-2018-2019. Please follow the instructions below for your reference.

Ford Fiesta 2011-2012 fob Programming

Ford Fiesta 2011-2012 fob Programming Guide

(High Security Remote Head Keys (Key Portion) Instruction 1

  1. Prepare for Programming Procedure

    Use the door lock control switch to electronically UNLOCK the door locks.

  2. Enter Programming Mode

    TURN the ignition from the OFF to RUN position 4 times rapidly within 6 seconds, with the 4th turn ending in OFF. The vehicle will chime to signal successful entry into programming mode.

  3. Program Remote

    Within 10 seconds, PRESS ANY button on the un-programmed remote. The vehicle will chime to signal successful programming of the remote.

    REPEAT for any additional remotes to be programmed within 10 seconds.

  4. Exit Programming Mode

    EXIT programming mode by either turning the key back to the RUN position OR after 10 seconds of programming a new remote.

  5. Test Remotes

    TEST all remotes. Programming is complete.

  6. Done.

 (High Security Remote Head Keys (Key Portion) Instruction 2

  1. Confirm First Programmed Key – Step 1

    INSERT the first previously programmed transponder key into the ignition.

  2. Confirm First Programmed Key – Step 2

    TURN the ignition from OFF to RUN. KEEP the key in the RUN position for 3 seconds.

  3. Confirm First Programmed Key – Step 3

    TURN the first previously programmed transponder key to the OFF position and REMOVE it from the ignition.

  4. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 1

    Within 10 seconds, INSERT the second previously programmed transponder key into the ignition.

  5. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 2

    TURN the ignition from OFF to RUN. KEEP the key in the RUN position for 3 seconds.

  6. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 3

    TURN the second previously programmed transponder key to the OFF position and REMOVE it from the ignition.

  7. Program Remote – Step 1

    Within 10 seconds, INSERT the NEW un-programmed transponder key into the ignition.

  8. Program Remote – Step 2

    TURN the ignition from OFF to RUN. KEEP the key in the RUN position for 3 seconds.

  9. Test Remotes

    TEST all remotes. Programming is 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.
  • You must have 2 working transponder chip keys in order to program a new transponder without the assistance of a professional.
  • The key to be programming must be cut prior to beginning this programming procedure.
  • A MAXIMUM of 8 keys can be programmed to your vehicle. If you’ve had 8 programmed in the past, seek the assistance of a professional programmer.

Ford Fiesta 2011-2019 Keyfob RKE Programming

Ford Fiesta High Security Remote Head Keys Programming

High Security Remote Head Keys Programming

  1. Confirm First Programmed Key – Step 1

    INSERT the first previously programmed transponder key into the ignition.

  2. Confirm First Programmed Key – Step 2

    TURN the ignition from OFF to ON. KEEP the ignition ON for at least 3 seconds, but no more than 10 seconds.

  3. Confirm First Programmed Key – Step 3

    TURN the ignition OFF and REMOVE the first key from the ignition.

  4. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 1

    After 3 seconds, but within 10 seconds of turning the ignition OFF, INSERT the second previously programmed key into the ignition.

  5. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 2

    TURN the ignition from OFF to ON. KEEP the ignition ON for at least 3 seconds, but no more than 10 seconds.

  6. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 3

    TURN the ignition OFF and REMOVE the second key from the ignition.

  7. Program New Key – Step 1

    After 3 seconds but within 10 seconds of turning the ignition OFF and removing the second key, INSERT the NEW un-programmed key into the ignition.

  8. Program New Key – Step 2

    TURN the ignition from OFF to ON. KEEP the ignition ON for at least 6 seconds.

  9. Program New Key – Step 3

    REMOVE the NEW key from the ignition.

    If the key was successfully programmed, it will operate the remote entry system and start the vehicle’s engine.

    If the key was NOT successfully programmed, it will NOT work the remote entry system or start the vehicle’s engine and the message center will display “NO KEY DETECTED”. Wait 20 seconds and REPEAT the process from Step 1.

  10. Test Remotes

    TEST all remotes. Programming is complete.

IMPORTANT NOTE

  • 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.
  • You must have 2 working transponder chip keys in order to program a new transponder without the assistance of a professional.
  • The key to be programming must be cut prior to beginning this programming procedure.
  • To program any additional new keys, wait 20 seconds and REPEAT this procedure.

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 Fiesta PEPS Smart Key Fob Remote Programming

Ford Fiesta PEPS Smart Key Fob Remote Programming

  1. Enter Programming Mode – Step 1

    Have two programmed PEPS smart keys inside the vehicle prior to beginning this procedure.

    PLACE the NEW un-programmed smart key in the pocket inside the center console utility compartment.

  2. Enter Programming Mode – Step 2

    PRESS the driver or passenger power door UNLOCK button 3 times.

  3. Enter Programming Mode – Step 3

    PRESS and RELEASE the brake pedal 1 time.

  4. Enter Programming Mode – Step 4

    PRESS the driver or passenger power door LOCK button 3 times.

  5. Enter Programming Mode – Step 5

    PRESS and RELEASE the brake pedal 1 time. The INDICATOR on the START/STOP button should begin to rapidly flash, indicating Programming Mode has been entered.

  6. Program New PEPS Smart Key Remote

    Within 1 minute, PRESS the START/STOP button on the vehicle. A message will be displayed on the message center indicating that the NEW smart key was programmed successfully.

  7. Exit Programming Mode

    REMOVE the smart key from the utility compartment pocket and PRESS the UNLOCK or LOCK button on the NEW programmed smart key to EXIT programming mode.

  8. Test Remotes

    TEST all remotes. Programming is 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.
  • You must have 2 working PEPS smart keys in order to program a new key without the assistance of a professional.

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.

Do you need RKE keyfob programming for your Ford Fiesta? You’ve come to the correct place. The guide above will lead you through the process of programming the RKE keyfob on a Ford Fiesta from 2011 to 2012, 2013 to 2014, 2015 to 2016, 2017 to 2018, and 2018 to 2019. Please see the instructions above for your reference.

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