Ford EcoSport Lost Car Key Replacement – All the Information You Need to Get a New Ford EcoSport Key. Tips, Cost, Your Options and More.

Ford EcoSport Lost Car Keys Replacement

Ford EcoSport Lost Car Keys Replacement

 

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In this article:

Ford EcoSport Replacement car keys – Introduction

Ford EcoSport keys replacement by year – not sure which key you had: a regular, transponder chip or remote key fob? Find out here

Automotive locksmith coding machine for Ford cars

Automotive locksmith coding machine for Ford cars

Have you lost your Ford EcoSport car keys – How do I get a new replacement key? What options do I have?

Ford EcoSport key replacement near me – things to remember before calling a locksmith

Ford EcoSport car key replacement cost

Ignition cylinder replacement - Ford

Ignition cylinder replacement – Ford

Can I get a replacement Ford EcoSport key by VIN?

Ford EcoSport key programming – which keys you can program yourself, how to program & more

Keyless entry remote - Ford

Keyless entry remote – Ford

Keyless entry information Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport key fob battery – how to change or replace, what is the cost, size and more

 

Introduction:

The Ford EcoSport was introduced in 2018 in the US market. This model has two versions and two types of keys.

Remote Key Fob: 2018-2020 – One type of remote key fob.

Transponder Chip Key: 2018-2020 – One type of key.

  • Please keep in mind that while keys/remotes may look the same they have different capabilities/frequencies/keyways and therefore it is important to have the right key/remote.
  • Already have your key? Need programming information on how to program a Ford EcoSport key fob o transponder key? Click here for a step by step information!
Non-transponder and chip keys - Ford

Non-transponder and chip keys – Ford

 

Quick access: or go to FAQ

 

Click on the type of key you had/ year below to get the most accurate information:

 

Ford EcoSport w/Prox:

 

2018, 2019, 2020: (OEM# 164-R8163)

2018, 2019, 2020 Ford EcoSport Remote Key Replacement OEM# 164-R8163

2018, 2019, 2020 Ford EcoSport Remote Key Replacement OEM# 164-R8163

Already have a remote? Click HERE for programming information.

 

 

Ford EcoSport w/o Prox:

 

2018, 2019, 2020: (OEM# 164-R8128)

2018, 2019, 2020 Ford EcoSport Transponder Car Key Replacement OEM# 164-R8128

2018, 2019, 2020 Ford EcoSport Transponder Car Key Replacement OEM# 164-R8128

Already have a key? Click HERE for programming information.

 

 

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FAQ:

 

Q: I lost my Ford EcoSport car keys, have no spare and need a replacement. How and where can I get a replacement key?

Ford EcoSport Lost Car Keys Replacement

Ford EcoSport Lost Car Keys Replacement

A: For a more detailed explanation including tips on how to SAVE TIME AND MONEY please visit our blog post: How to get a replacement key.

Generally speaking, you have three options:

  1. First, call an automotive locksmith that offers a mobile service for Ford EcoSport cars. We can help you with that.
  2. Second, tow the car to the dealer.
  3. Third, order a key online and have the dealer or locksmith cut and program (if necessary) it for you.
Coding service for Ford key fobs and transponder keys

Coding service for Ford key fobs and transponder keys

A word of caution: The type of key you need will depend on the year and model of your Ford EcoSport. Therefore, the options on how to get a new key made and programmed depending on whether you need a remote, an intelligent fob, push to start button, a transponder or a regular key.

Not ready to call for service just yet? Click here for some GREAT ideas on how to find lost car keys.

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Q: What should I tell the locksmith or dealer when I call for the service?

Ford EcoSport Key Replacement Service Near Your Location - Tips

Ford EcoSport Key Replacement Service Near Your Location – Tips

A: First, make sure you have the exact year, make and model, e.g. 2020 Ford EcoSport.

In addition, write down the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) of the car located on the left side of the dashboard near the mirror (Click here for more information). That would help the locksmith or dealer verifying the year, make and model of the car and the type of key you had.

Finally, make sure you can show ownership of the car by having the necessary documents. The title, ID, insurance card, etc.

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Q: Ford EcoSport key replacement cost – How much does it cost to replace Ford EcoSport key without the original? What is the average price?

Ford EcoSport Key Replacement Cost

Ford EcoSport Key Replacement Cost

A: The answer below is a short explanation. For a more detailed explanation and GREAT TIPS on how to save money, please visit our blog post: Car keys replacement cost

In short, to replace a Ford EcoSport key can cost between $160-$330. It depends on a few factors:

  1. Type of key
  2. The year manufactured
  3. Time of day & your location
  4. Where you get a key replacement (dealer, automotive locksmith, online, etc.)
  5. Availability of code to cut a new key
  6. Original ignition or not

    Programming on-site new Ford keys

    Programming on-site new Ford keys

The type of key you had and the year the car was manufactured are maybe the most important factors (chip, intelligent fob, “push to start”, remote, regular “non-transponder” key). The newer the car is, the better security features the key had and therefore you can expect to pay more than $250 for a replacement key. Click here to see this model type of key you had for a more accurate price and information.

In addition, it depends on where you get a key replacement. The dealer, automotive locksmith or get it online. Click here to get a more detailed explanation of how to get a replacement key.

The dealer usually charges about 10%-15% less than a locksmith would for the key. However, most chances you will have to tow the car there to program the new key or remote and therefore the total price is usually higher.

Furthermore, consider that if you are looking to have a locksmith to come out and make you a new key outside regular business hours, the price may go up.

Finally, in case your ignition cylinder was changed before (usually with older cars), that probably means that the code for the key may not be useful and the key will have to be either cut manually by a locksmith or to change the ignition again which in this case the dealer can’t be of help.

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Q: Can I get a Ford EcoSport key replacement by VIN?

A: That depends on the year of your car and type of key you had.

The VIN allows the dealer or automotive locksmith the option to access the key code on file, i.e. to cut you a replacement key by code which makes the process very fast and easy. There are however two things to consider:

  1. For Ford vehicles that are older than 10 years: There are no codes available. Therefore, an automotive locksmith is your only option to get a replacement key.
  2. For Ford EcoSport vehicles that are equipped with a transponder system and/or remote/ intelligent key/ fob key: Codes are available. However, programming is necessary and therefore you will have to either tow the car to the dealer or have an automotive locksmith come and program the key on site.

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Q: Ford EcoSport key programming – Which keys you can program yourself, which keys require programming tool & more.

A: Ford has different types of keys. Some require programming and some don’t. All transponder chip keys and/or smart key fobs need to be programmed with a special programming machine that only an automotive locksmith or the dealer has. There is no need to program non-transponder metal keys.

To make things simple we divided all Ford keys into 2 categories:

  1. No programming needed (Non-transponder keys)
  2. Keys that needs to be programmed and you will need an automotive locksmith or the dealer (Transponder or remote keys)

 

No Programming needed

Ford EcoSport non-transponder keys are metal keys that have no chip in them and therefore no programming is needed:

None – this model has only the key that needs to be programmed.

 

Ford EcoSport keys that need to be programmed and you will need an automotive locksmith or the dealer:

Car key programming tool - Ford EcoSport

Car key programming tool – Ford EcoSport

These keys, also known as remote smart keys, intelligent keys or key fobs, as well as transponder keys, have a security chip in them and programming is needed. In addition, a special machine is needed to program them and therefore an automotive locksmith or dealer should do it for you (Usually for models made after 1998).

OEM# 164-R8163, OEM# 164-R8128.

 

Keyless entry information for the Ford EcoSport:

2018-2020: There is a built-in keyless entry in the remote key for these years.

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Ford EcoSport key fob battery information:

Key Fob Battery - Ford EcoSport

Key Fob Battery – Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport’s key fobs are battery operated. Every two years or so, or when the battery is low, you may need to change the key fob battery. Here is all the information you need.

The type of battery you need is a CR-2032. The average price for this battery is about $5. You can get it online here or at Home Depot, Walmart, Autozone, etc.

For more technical information about this battery (Size, Thickness, Weight, etc.) click here.

Finally, remember that your battery life depends on a few factors such as usage, weather conditions and more. To better protect your Ford EcoSport key fob and extend its battery life it may be a good idea to have a key fob cover or a case. You can get it online here.

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