How to Use Ford Remote Start

Ford Remote Start Key Fob

Learning how to use Ford Remote Start opens up brand new possibilities for the Visalia roads ahead, and Porterville Ford is here to walk you through the process. Ford remote access allows you secure access to your vehicle, even when you’re not inside the cabin. This gives you the power to do everything from unlocking the doors to sounding the horn to starting the car from your living room! Learn how to use Ford Remote Start with tips from Porterville Ford, and get even more service tips from our team in Porterville!

Ford Remote Access Features

Your Ford Remote Access includes a number of handy features for the Tulare roads. Find out how to use them with just the click of a button:

How to Start Your Ford

  • Press the lock button on the key fob.
  • Press the remote start button twice.
  • If everything worked, the headlights will flash twice.
  • If the process failed, the horn will sound instead.

How to Turn Off Your Ford

  • When the vehicle is running, press the remote start button once.
  • Your headlights will turn off automatically.

How to Use the Memory Feature

  • Be sure to set the memory feature to your preferred settings: seating placements, mirror settings, and steering column positions.
  • When you activate remote start, your Ford will default to those settings every time.

Ford Remote Access Troubleshooting

The Ford remote access features are designed to be user-friendly, but sometimes the features might not work as usual. Why? It could be one of the following reasons:

  • Your ignition is already on.
  • Something has triggered the security alarm.
  • You have accidentally disabled your remote start system.
  • The hood of the car is open.
  • Your battery levels are low.
  • You have a “Check Engine” light.

If you run into any issues with Ford Remote access, schedule a service with our team at Porterville Ford. We’d be happy to take care of any problems for you in the Delano area!

Learn More with Porterville Ford

Now that you’ve mastered how to use Ford Remote Start, do you have any other questions? Feel free to contact us or stop by our dealership in Porterville. Our service department can help you with any Ford-related questions, and we can handle of all your service and maintenance needs as well.


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