What is valet mode on Ford Focus?
Service / valet mode allows you to hand over the keys to your car to someone without having to give them your disarm sequence. Use this mode when you take your car for service or valet parking.
How do I get my Ford out of valet mode?
After turning the ignition to the “On” position, use the key fob and press the F or function key 3 times and then press the lock button. This will reset the alarm, making it ready for reprogRamming and take it out of valet mode (if needed).
What is a Ford valet key?
When you’re ready to retrieve your vehicle, the valet simply uses the first five digits of your passcode on the SecuriCode invisible keypad. He/she can then operate the vehicle in Valet Mode by entering the eight-digit passcode on the touchscreen to start and drive your vehicle. *Available on select vehicles.
How far can you drive on a valet key?
The valet key is not just for the person parking your car, a lot of people keep it in their wallet if they happen to misplace their key. My father lost his car key an airport once and used the valet to drive his car at least 15 miles home. So there is no limit.
What’s the point of a valet key?
In essence, the key is intended for people to give to valets to park their cars or to repair shops to use. The valet key will open the car door and start the car but will prevent someone from unlocking the glove box or the trunk.
Do all cars have a valet key?
Carmakers like Audi and BMW provide valet keys for most of their cars. Valet keys can open the car door and start the ignition but cannot open the trunk and glove box.
Can I make a valet key?
If you only have a valet key, there is no cheap/easy way to make more, you either have to “clone” the valet key at an auto locksmith, or replace/reflash the immobilzer ECU which is buried inside the dash and a PITA to get to in order to add new master keys.
Can Thieves steal keyless cars?
Only cars with a keyless entry system can be stolen using so called “relay” equipment. Keyless entry cars allow the driver to unlock and start the car with the key fob still in their pocket.