2012 Ford Expedition Keyless Entry Remote Fob Programming Instructions

Easy to Follow Step-by-step Key fob remote Programming Instructions

2012 Ford Expedition

We strive to provide convenience to our customers with free keyless entry remote fob programming instructions for every single vehicle that we sell on NorthCoast Keyless.

Many people don’t know that they can purchase their own replacement vehicle entry remote, save up to 70% off of marked up Dealership prices, and program the replacement remote to their vehicle themselves. We know how good it feels to save money and do something yourself; and we aim to make it as painless as possible for you!

Free Key Fob Remote Programming Instructions for a 2012 Ford Expedition


Time needed: 3 minutes.


Step-By-Step Remote Head Key Fob Programming Instructions

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

  3. Confirm First Programmed Key – Step 3

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

  4. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 1

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

  5. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 2

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

  6. Confirm Second Programmed Key – Step 3

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

  7. Program New Remote Head Key – Step 1

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

  8. Program New Remote Head Key – Step 2

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

  9. 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.

  10. Test Remotes

    TEST all remotes. Programming is complete.

  11. Share

    If these programming instructions helped save you time and money, please consider sharing our website with friends and family so they can do the same.

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.


Time needed: 3 minutes.


Step-By-Step PEPS Smart Key Fob Programming Instructions

  1. Enter Programming Mode – Step 1

    Have two programmed PEPS smart keys inside the vehicle prior to beginning this procedure.

    PLACE the NEW un-programmed smart key in the pocket inside the center console utility compartment.

  2. Enter Programming Mode – Step 2

    PRESS the driver or passenger power door UNLOCK button 3 times.

  3. Enter Programming Mode – Step 3

    PRESS and RELEASE the brake pedal 1 time.

  4. Enter Programming Mode – Step 4

    PRESS the driver or passenger power door LOCK button 3 times.

  5. Enter Programming Mode – Step 5

    PRESS and RELEASE the brake pedal 1 time. The INDICATOR on the START/STOP button should begin to rapidly flash, indicating Programming Mode has been entered.

  6. Program New PEPS Smart Key Remote

    Within 1 minute, PRESS the START/STOP button on the vehicle. A message will be displayed on the message center indicating that the NEW smart key was programmed successfully.

  7. Exit Programming Mode

    REMOVE the smart key from the utility compartment pocket and PRESS the UNLOCK or LOCK button on the NEW programmed smart key to EXIT programming mode.

  8. Test Remotes

    TEST all remotes. Programming is complete.

  9. Share

    If these programming instructions helped save you time and money, please consider sharing our website with friends and family so they can do the same.

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 PEPS smart keys in order to program a new key without the assistance of a professional.

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 have any difficulties with programming your vehicles, contact us at [email protected].

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2012 Ford Expedition

NorthCoast Keyless Free Programming Instructions Disclaimer:
  • We worked hard to provide these instructions to our customers. We checked multiple sources to ensure that this information is complete and accurate. However, please understand that we cannot be held liable for any loss due to incorrect use of the programming instructions from www.northcoastkeyless.com.
  • If you cannot program your remote with the instructions that we provide or encounter any discrepancies, please contact us at [email protected] and we’ll make sure that you’re taken care of.

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