Two MyKeys, No Admin Key

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mkovalsk1
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Two MyKeys, No Admin Key

Post by mkovalsk1 » Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:46 pm

I have a 2018 Flex Limited. We just bought it used. It came with two keys.

In the dash display it shows 2 MyKeys and one Admin key, though the words for the Admin key seem to be greyed out.

How do I make one or both MyKeys into Admin keys?

TimFor
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Re: Two MyKeys, No Admin Key

Post by TimFor » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:08 pm

There are many topics with MyKey. Not correct that you post without search.

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theandies
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Re: Two MyKeys, No Admin Key

Post by theandies » Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:55 pm

Just looked in my 2015 Fusion Owners manual and it states that you need an admin key to clear one or all MyKeys. I'd take it back to the dealership and demand that they reprogram both fobs to admin and of course for free. I don't understand why they wouldn't have done that when they received the used vehicle.

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Re: Two MyKeys, No Admin Key

Post by mkovalsk1 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:18 pm

TimFor wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:08 pm
There are many topics with MyKey. Not correct that you post without search.
Thank you for your help.

I did spend quite a bit of time searching, and did not find anything applicable. But I appreciate your attempt at helping.
theandies wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:55 pm
Just looked in my 2015 Fusion Owners manual and it states that you need an admin key to clear one or all MyKeys. I'd take it back to the dealership and demand that they reprogram both fobs to admin and of course for free. I don't understand why they wouldn't have done that when they received the used vehicle.
Probably because this wasn't purchased from a Ford dealer.

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Re: Two MyKeys, No Admin Key

Post by SeniorMasterTech » Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:12 pm

Erase all keys, and reprogram the ones you have. They will both, then, be adminstrator keys.

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Re: Two MyKeys, No Admin Key

Post by SeniorMasterTech » Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:16 pm

Alternatively, if the vehicle is equipped with a dealer-installed or aftermarket remote start, that is probably the third key that is an administrator. If that's the case, you can remote start the vehicle while sitting inside, and while it's running on the remote start, access the MyKey menu and erase all MyKey's.

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Re: Two MyKeys, No Admin Key

Post by mkovalsk1 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:23 am

I got it done. Here is how I did it:

viewtopic.php?p=36691&sid=b705f4a8a2716 ... 971#p36691

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