Yes, your Windstar has a PATS (transponder) Key. Go to Ebay. A blank
key is about $10 plus shipping. You can have it cut at a local
hardware store and program it to the car per the instructions in your
thanks, so I need a "1999-2000 Ford Windstar Transponder PATS Key Blank"
which there's tons of on ebay.
found a problem though "IF YOU ONLY HAVE ONE WORKING KEY THEN YOU WILL HAVE
TO HAVE THIS KEY PROGRAMED BY THE DEALERSHIP OR A LOCKSMITH BEFORE YOU CAN
PROGRAM MORE KEYS YOURSELF. "
is this true? reason I need another is I've lost a set of keys so I only
have one, I programmed a ebay keyless remote with no problems using the red
button and the manual before.
Not really. The reason for it is to make it more difficult for a car thief to
key for your car, or an unscrupulous valet, detailer, mechanic, etc to make a
steal your car later. Anyone with 2 keys is very likely the owner. If it was
you, it would be easier for a car thief.
Being stuck with only 1 key is a personal responsibility matter with the
details of the PATS system are outlined in the Owners Manual.
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