HOW TO GUIDE: Ford Fusion RKE Keyfob Programming

HOW TO GUIDE: Ford Fusion RKE Keyfob Programming 1

Ford Fusion RKE Keyfob Programming

Simple instructions for programming the RKE keyfob on a Ford Fusion from 2006-2007-2008-2009-2010-2011-2012-2013-2014-2015-2016-2017-2018-2019-2020. Please follow the instructions below for your reference.

Ford Fusion  2006-2012 RKE Keyfob Programming

Ford Fusion  2006-2012 RKE Keyfob Programming guide

  1. Prepare Vehicle for Programming

    ENTER the vehicle and CLOSE the Driver’s Door.

  2. Confirm First Programmed Key – Step 1

    INSERT the first previously programmed transponder key into the ignition.

  3. Confirm First Programmed Key – Step 2

    TURN the ignition from Position 1 (LOCK/OFF) to Position 3 (RUN). KEEP the ignition in Position 3 (RUN) for at least 3 seconds, but no more than 10 seconds.

  4. Confirm First Programmed Key – Step 3

    TURN the ignition to Position 1 (LOCK/OFF) and REMOVE the first key from the ignition.

  5. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 1

    Within 10 seconds of turning the ignition to Position 1 (LOCK/OFF), INSERT the second previously programmed key into the ignition.

  6. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 2

    TURN the ignition from Position 1 (LOCK/OFF) to Position 3 (RUN). KEEP the ignition in Position 3 (RUN) for at least 3 seconds, but no more than 10 seconds.

  7. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 3

    TURN the ignition to Position 1 (LOCK/OFF) and REMOVE the second key from the ignition.

  8. Program New Remote Head Key – Step 1

    Within 20 seconds of turning the ignition to Position 1 (LOCK/OFF) and removing the second key, INSERT the NEW un-programmed key into the ignition.

  9. Program New Remote Head Key – Step 2

    TURN the ignition from Position 1 (LOCK/OFF) to Position 3 (RUN). KEEP the ignition in Position 3 (RUN) for at least 6 seconds.

  10. Exit Programming Mode

    REMOVE the NEW key from the ignition.

    If the key was successfully programmed, the theft indicator light will illuminate for 3 seconds and then go out to indicate successful programming of the key.

    If the key was NOT successfully programmed, the theft indicator light will FLASH on and off. Wait 20 seconds and repeat the process from Step 1.

  11. 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.
  • Remote Head Key Programming
    • You must have 2 working transponder chip remote head keys in order to program a new remote head key without the assistance of a professional.
    • The key to be programmed 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 Fusion  2013-2020 RKE Keyfob (FLIP KEY) Programming

Ford Fusion  2013-2020 RKE Keyfob (FLIP KEY) 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 Flip 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 Flip Key – Step 2

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

  9. Exit Programming Mode

    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. Wait 20 seconds and repeat the process from Step 1.

  10. 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 remote head keys in order to program a new remote head key without the assistance of a professional.
  • The key to be programmed 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 Fusion  2013-2020 (PROXIMITY SMART KEY FOB REMOTE) Programming

Ford Fusion  2013-2020 (PROXIMITY SMART KEY FOB REMOTE) Programming

  1. Confirm First Programmed Smart Key – Step 1

    PLACE the first programmed smart key in the backup slot in the center console.

    The key ring MUST be at the top with the buttons facing towards the FRONT of the vehicle.

  2. Confirm First Programmed Smart Key – Step 2

    PRESS the START/STOP button on the vehicle.

  3. Confirm First Programmed Smart Key – Step 3

    WAIT 5 seconds and PRESS the START/STOP button on the vehicle AGAIN.

  4. Confirm First Programmed Smart Key – Step 4

    REMOVE the first programmed key from the center console.

  5. Confirm Second Programmed Smart Key – Step 1

    Within 10 seconds, PLACE the second programmed smart key in the backup slot in the center console.

  6. Confirm Second Programmed Smart Key – Step 2

    PRESS the START/STOP button on the vehicle.

  7. Confirm Second Programmed Smart Key – Step 3

    WAIT 5 seconds and PRESS the START/STOP button on the vehicle AGAIN.

  8. Confirm Second Programmed Smart Key – Step 4

    REMOVE the second programmed key from the center console.

  9. Program New Smart Key – Step 1

    WAIT 5 seconds and PLACE the NEW un-programmed smart key in the backup slot in the center console.

  10. Program New Smart Key – Step 2

    PRESS the START/STOP button on the vehicle.

  11. Program New Smart Key – Step 3

    WAIT 5 seconds and PRESS the START/STOP button on the vehicle AGAIN.

  12. 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 smart keys (keys that start your vehicle) in order to perform this programming procedure without the assistance of a professional.
  • A MAXIMUM of 4 smart keys can be programmed to your vehicle. If you’ve had 4 programmed in the past, seek the assistance of a professional programmer.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is OFF prior to beginning this procedure. CLOSE all doors prior to beginning this procedure.
  • You MUST perform ALL steps within 30 seconds of starting the programming procedure.
  • You MUST wait 60 seconds before repeating the procedure after an unsuccessful attempt.

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.

 

If you are seeking for the tutorial on how to program the RKE keyfob that comes with your Ford Fusion, you have come to the right place. Instructions that are easy to follow for programming the RKE keyfob on a Ford Fusion manufactured in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, or 2020. For your reference, the instructions are shown above. Please follow them.

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