ford focus security disarming


Asked by chipwary May 06, 2010 at 08:07 AM about the 2003 Ford Focus

Question type: Car Customization

I have a 2003 focus I would like to disable the security system so I can use a non chip key there must be a way.

7 Answers

Steven Kauffman

to the best of my knowledge there isn't without changing the ecu in the car. the chip isn't that much of a hassel. if you want a push button starter or a remote start then just leave the key in the ignition

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NO,you cant disarm the system.

Christopher Paden

Yes. You can purchase a security bypass module. and for parts and wiring diagrams.

Christopher Paden

Wow... it has nothing to do with the ECU of the car. Its a completely separate module. It can be bypassed. Heck search "2003 focus security bypass" on google. Don't post if you dont know what your talking about....

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Thomas Smith


Thomas Smith

WOW!! I just scrapped,a 1999 explorer,just because of this,very same problem..Tried the GOOGLE security by-pass,thing,spent 400 dollars,and STILL didnt get it to start!!!! DONT POST,IF YOU HAVENT SPENT $$$$ TRYING IT OUT!!!! doesnt work..PAPA is right....

Christopher Paden

If you have do not have the chipped key at all, have a new key programmed by the dealer. The local dealer hear will do it for $30 (Key) $60 (Labor) ---------------------------------------------- Install the bypass module ($20 to $30) Some will require you leave the key inside the control box with a radio antennae wrapped around the key, others will duplicate the keys signal. ---------------------------------------------- Wire the bypass module directly to battery, or activate with dome light so that it is actively sending signal to the computer. You can now use a non- chipped key. I have done this on multiple Fords, including the explorer, focus, taurus, windstar... ---------------------------------------------- Or, the rigged way (If you have a chipped key available) Remove the transponder pill from the key. It is located next to the keyring hole, on the longer side. Some keys have a small square on top that can be removed (difficult) and the pill will fall out. Tape or glue the pill near the keyhole. ---------------------------------------------- Thomas.... not sure what you spent $400 on. You should have just gone to the dealership for a new key...

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