My identity fob broke into pieces. Can I start the car without using the fob at all?

Asked by Nov 22, 2016 at 05:36 PM about the 2000 Ford Explorer

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If you do not have another fob, you have a problem. The security works off electronics which disables the PCM from allowing the vehicle to start if the security is not disabled. If you get a locksmith to unlock the door to enter, cycling the lock/unlock a few times to unlock should allow the vehicle to start, hopefully.

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