One needs to enter the default code before a personal code can be
added. Enter that code, press and hold the two right buttons,
then enter the new code. At that point either code will unlock
the driver door, then pressing the center button will unlock the
remaining doors, and pressing the left of center button will open
trunk if one does so within five seconds. Pressing the two right
buttons will lock all the doors.
Programming The Keyless Entry System
To program an alternate code:
Enter the five digit permanent entry code into keyless entry keypad.
Within five seconds of pressing last button of permanent code, press
the 1/2 button. (Factory code found on the module or elsewhere).
Enter any alternate five digit code within five seconds of pressing
Enter a sixth digit as follows to indicate operator's memory seat
setting to be set by alternate code:
9/0-- no memory recall
1/2-- memory seat position 1
3/4-- memory seat position 2
5/6-- memory seat position 3
After successful programming, the doors will signal by locking and
The intial sequence is also used for reprogramming the key fobs, so
try to do it away from nearby Ford vehicles. If someone with a
Ford, Lincoln or Mercury happens to press a button on his key fob
while you are in the programming mode, his remote will open your van
while your remotes will not work anymore. You would have to
reprogram all your keyfobs at the same time if this happens. So
check whether your key fobs still works when you are done entering
your personal code.
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