Having problems with your 2000 Ford Focus ?

I have a 2000 Ford Focus , a/t, which I just aquired. Changed the Battery with new one and now can not start the car at all. Car came with only one key, not original and is a transponder key. Ignition turns and lights come on, but car starter won't turn when turned to start position. Was acting/starting randomly before battery change. Can the transponder key be faulty? it seems as if this is what is happening. I haven't yet been able to get to the starter to bypass,These cars set so low and appe

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 16-07-2018

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I just got a Focus myself with "special" key. Only came with one. You can't start car if key is not a transponder key. If yours was intermittantly working, I'd guess you now have a bad key.
\015\012You cannot make key yourself. You have to get dealer or locksmith to program it.
\015\012You can make a key yourself only if you have two working keys. I know ,sounds like a scam to make more money for Ford. I bought two keys off ebay for $25, now I need to get programmed. First quote I got was $110 for one key!!! And I have a working one.
\015\012But if you have no working ones, like you do, you have to tow to dealer or have locksmith reprogram, and I'd guess for more money!!!!
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