How to Use Ford Remote Start

Ford Remote Start Key Fob

There are many things to love about Ford vehicles, and Ford Remote Access systems are one of them. Available in many new Ford vehicles, Ford Remote Start is part of Ford Remote Access and provides Snellville drivers the feature and convenience of push-button start. So, how do you use Ford remote start? It’s easy! Learn how to use Ford remote start below, and if you have questions, contact us at Five Star Ford Stone Mountain near Atlanta. 



What is Ford Remote Access?

Ford Remote Access provides convenient remote features for your Snellville-area drives like start/stop, lock/unlock, schedule a start, locate your vehicle, and get vehicle status checks on the FordPass App. You can also check your fuel level and oil life.

How To Use Ford Remote Start: Step-by-Step Guide

Starting Your Ford Vehicle

  • Press the lock button on your key fob to lock the doors.
  • Then, press the remote start button twice.
  • Your Ford headlamps will flash twice, and your car will start.
  • If the horn sounds, the system was unable to start the vehicle, so try again.

Turning the Vehicle Off

  • To turn your new Ford off after remote starting, press the button once.
  • Your headlights will turn off along with your engine.

Using the Memory Feature (If Equipped)

  • If the memory feature is activated when using Ford Remote Start, it will also instantly adjust seating, your mirror position, and steering column positions (if pre-set).

How to Use Ford Remote Start if Ford Remote Access Won’t Work

Sometimes there may be times in which your Ford remote access won’t work for your Loganville drives. If your key fob doesn’t carry out your commands, one of the issues below may be the reason: 

  • Low vehicle battery
  • Your hood is open
  • The ignition is already on
  • Disabled remote stop/start system
  • Triggered alarm
  • “Service engine soon” light is on
  • You might need a new key fob battery

Five Star Ford Stone Mountain is Always Happy to Help!

Five Star Ford Stone Mountain is your best resource for the latest Ford technologies, and we are always happy to answer your questions. Our service department in Snellville is available to help at any time—simply make a service appointment online or drop by the dealership. If you need a new key fob, you can order parts online through our parts department.


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