Ford Escape: Check MyKey System Status - MyKey - Locks and Security - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Check MyKey System Status

The vehicle’s message center system check will provide the status of the following MyKey parameters:

• MYKEY MILES — This odometer only tracks mileage when a MyKey is used. If mileage does not accumulate as expected, then the MyKey is not being used by the intended user. The only way to reset this odometer to zero is by clearing MyKey . If this odometer is lower than the last time you checked, then the MyKey system has been recently cleared.
• # MYKEY(S) PROGRAMMED — Indicates how many MyKeys are programmed to the vehicle. Can be used to detect deletion of a MyKey .
• # ADMIN KEYS PROGRAMMED — Indicates how many Admin keys are programmed to the vehicle. Can be used to detect if an additional spare key has been programmed to the vehicle

Refer to Message center in the Instrument Cluster chapter for MyKey system warnings displays.

    Clear MyKey
    To reset all MyKeys as admin keys do the following: 1. Turn the vehicle on using the admin key. 2. Press SETUP until PRESS RESET TO CLEAR MYKEY is displayed. 3. Press and release the RESET button ...

    Using MyKey with Remote Start Systems
    MyKey is not compatible with non-Ford approved aftermarket remote start systems. If you choose to install a remote start system please see your authorized dealer for a Ford approved remote start sys ...

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