Did any of you receive an offer from Ford for them to add Keyless Entry to
your car? I got one of those fliers that advertizes all the maintenance
specials, etc, of a local dealer. One of the interesting items was the
addition of keyless entry the'll install for something like $150.
The thing that made me think was that they stated that it required no
cutting or drilling. Does that mean that the keyless entry would simply be
a keypad that sticks to the door and works in conjunction with the existing
remote entry system, ie key fobs? If so, I'd imagine an aftermarket system
would be available and inexpensive.
I would think it would be for key fobs for someone that doesn't have a
keyless entry system already. It may just require plugging a module into a
wiring harness. I'd imagine the keypad might require more work getting it
wired up (especially because most newer cars aren't available with keypads,
but can be factory equipped with fobs). I certainly wouldn't pay $150 for a
It is a keypad that attaches with double sided tape. It will only work with
vehicles with remote keyless entry, and is programmed like a remote keyfob.
I bought one from a friendly Ford dealer for much less than the $150 retail
price, and installed it myself in about five minutes. It works great, I now
keep my extra set of keys inside the truck.
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