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by b2gallant
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: Cannot re-program old keys on new ECU
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: Cannot re-program old keys on new ECU

Thanks to all of you who reviewed my issue and offered an opinion. I could not re-program the ECU with my LAUNCH X431 V PRO Bi-Directional, but I could with the Autel MaxiDAS DS808K, took about 15 minutes. I did like the LAUNCH X431 scan tool, really nice tool, but it just could not do what I wanted...
by b2gallant
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: Cannot re-program old keys on new ECU
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: Cannot re-program old keys on new ECU

Thanks for the reply! Absolutely, I could tow it to the dealer for less. However, I work on my own cars (5 including the kids') and have been aiming to buy a good scan tool. In fact, I bought a scan tool that said it would re-program keys ($800), sent it back because it did not deliver what it claim...
by b2gallant
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: Cannot re-program old keys on new ECU
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Cannot re-program old keys on new ECU

I replaced the ECU (PCM) in my 2001 Sable. The ECU was programmed with the Sable's VIN number by the company I bought it from, however, my original keys do not work. I tried re-programming the keys myself with my LAUNCH X431 V PRO Bi-Directional Scan Tool, but each time I try the tool says it cannot...