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Ford Escape: Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) / Removal and Installation - Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) Transceiver


  1. Remove the steering column shrouds.
    Refer to: Steering Column Shrouds (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).

  1. Remove the PATS transceiver.
    1. Disconnect the PATS transceiver electrical connector.
    1. Release the PATS transceiver tabs.
    1. Slide the PATS transceiver off of the ignition housing.


  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

    General Procedures - Key Programming Using Two Programmed Keys

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    Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS) - Vehicles With: Keyless Vehicle System


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    Master Access Code

    What Is the Master Access Code

    The master access code is a factory-set five-digit entry code. You can operate the keypad with the master access code at any time. The master access code is on the owner’s wallet card in the glove box and is available from an authorized dealer.

    Displaying the Master Access Code

    To display the factory-set code in the information display:

    Ford Escape. Master Access Code

    Remove the rubber mat. Insert the first programmed key in the backup slot. Press the push button ignition switch once and wait a few seconds. Press the push button ignition switch again and remove the key. Within 10 seconds, place a second programmed intelligent access key in the backup slot and press the push button ignition switch.

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