Ford Key Programming 1997-98

How to program a new master key to a 1997-98 Ford type cars


Originate New Master Key

***You will need a properly cut chip key that turns the ignition (may need to call a locksmith for help)***

1. Insert new key into ignition cylinder and turn it to the ON (without starting the engine) position. Security light

on the dash will flash for fifteen minutes.

2. Security light will stop flashing, turn the ignition cylinder OFF and then back to the ON position. The security light on

the dash will flash for fifteen more minutes.

3. Security light stops flashing, turn the ignition cylinder to OFF and then back to the ON position. The security light on

the dash will flash for fifteen more minutes.

4. Security light stops flashing the third time, the new key has been programmed into

the vehicles computer and will operate the car.

Note: Once this procedure is complete and new key is programmed all other keys will get erased.

Add a Duplicate key

1. Insert an existing key into the ignition cylinder.

2. Turn the ignition cylinder to ON (RUN) and back to OFF.

3. Remove the existing key and, within fifteen seconds, insert the new key and turn it to ON

(RUN).

4. The security light will light up for two seconds to indicate success in programming the key

into the vehicle.