Tips, Tricks, and Field Notes

Ford "Paddle" Smart Proximity Key - High Security Key Blade or Regular Key Blade?

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Ford "Paddle" Smart Proximity Key - High Security Key Blade or Regular Key Blade?

The Ford proximity key with FCC M3N5WY8609 commonly known as the "paddle" key has two options that work on different vehicles and that are not interchangeable, with either a high security keyway or a regular keyway.  Here's the tricky part - both emergency key blades fit in the slot so often these blades can be wrongly placed in the incorrect key. How to know which key has which blade? Check the part number! Ford Part Number CJ5T-15K601 requires a high security key blade.  This number can be found in the top right corner under where the key blade typically lies. ...

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History of the Ford F-150 Key

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History of the Ford F-150 Key

The Ford F-150 is one of the most popular cars in America. Originally introduced in 1975, according to wikipedia it was created to avoid certain emission control restrictions between the F-100 and the F-250. It's popularity has remained consistent over the years as the model continues to evolve and impress. The new 2021 Ford F-150 continues to impress with massaging seats that fully recline, a pop out desk that opens up and a convenient plug for hopping on your laptop. This video shows some of the new interior features.    Whether you are looking for a Ford F-150 key replacement, or you're...

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The Future of Car Keys

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The Future of Car Keys
With the new release of the iPhone Digital Car Key app, among talk of other vehicle manufacturers looking into ways to move towards digital, one might ask - will car keys soon become a thing of the past? 

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The Worst Vehicles

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The Worst Vehicles
Ever wondered which vehicles have the most problems? Check out CarComplaints.com where user generated reviews give insight into the worst vehicles out there. 

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Kia Sorento 2015-2020 Key Compatibility

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Kia Sorento 2015-2020 Key Compatibility
UMD vs UMD1 for Kia Sorento 2015-2020 OSLOKA-910T - Don't get stuck with the wrong key!

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