keyless entry system


Asked by Jun 13, 2015 at 02:36 PM about the 2003 Ford Explorer XLS V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2003 Explorer keyless entry system, no number on door, just key fob.  Exited vehicle
and used fob to lock.  Upon returning when trying to unlock vehicle would unlock then
immediately unlock.  Finally used key to gain entry, vehicle started and proceeded on.  
Upon entering vehicle again, (with key) inserted key and dash instruments began
jumping every back and forth, vehicle would not start - dead key.  Disconnected
battery, reconnected and vehicle starts as usual.  No jumping instrument panel either.  
However key fob will not operate at all.  Tried to reprogram fobs by using the on-off
eight times in ten seconds procedure and vehicle will not enter program mode (no
automatic lock/unlock) signaling mode has been entered.  Any ideas?

1 Answer


correction: vehicle would unlock them immediately relock.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Explorer Questions

Ford Explorer Experts

#1 OJ
Reputation 8,400
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,330
#3 tennisshoes
Reputation 1,920
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Expedition"
569 Great Deals out of 21,259 listings starting at $2,111
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee"
1,193 Great Deals out of 73,857 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford F-150"
3,128 Great Deals out of 215,446 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
1,051 Great Deals out of 36,501 listings starting at $1,695
Used Ford Escape"
1,628 Great Deals out of 94,744 listings starting at $500
Used Dodge Durango"
380 Great Deals out of 22,405 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota 4Runner"
379 Great Deals out of 18,456 listings starting at $2,400
Used Honda Pilot"
564 Great Deals out of 19,347 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Highlander"
625 Great Deals out of 30,251 listings starting at $1,990
Used Ford Explorer Sport Trac"
74 Great Deals out of 2,253 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Pathfinder"
445 Great Deals out of 24,398 listings starting at $2,800
Used Ford Explorer Sport"
327 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
34,171 listings starting at $22,240
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
246 Great Deals out of 10,722 listings starting at $23,220
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
136 Great Deals out of 3,265 listings starting at $12,995
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
316 Great Deals out of 5,541 listings starting at $9,999
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
337 Great Deals out of 5,422 listings starting at $9,300