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Author Topic: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob  (Read 3685 times)

Offline johnden3

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Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« on: November 02, 2016, 06:09:28 PM »
Can someone help me please?  I need to have a new key made for my Ford Galaxy as the circuit board on the key has gone  faulty and is irreparable. I need to know if there is any way
to have it done than going to the Ford dealers who, I imagine,  charge a lot.

Regards

Dennis

Offline johnnyroper

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2016, 06:18:31 PM »
Buy one on the flea bay and swap circuit board over to your key making sure you don't lose the immobiliser chip from yours. You can then programme the remote fob to work your locks. Procedure in ref library of how to do it

Offline daddyfixit

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2016, 09:06:36 PM »
a lot of locksmiths do pattern keys now...check website for northwest keys in bootle, Merseyside.

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2016, 10:26:06 PM »
The trouble with cloned/pattern keys is you cannot code in new keys if you only have a cloned and a standard one. If key itself is fine and it's just the pcb for remote locking far easier to get a good used key and swap the board over then programme it in.

Offline johnden3

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2016, 11:55:54 AM »
Hi johnnyroper

Thank you for your response. I already tried once likeyou suggested, but sadly it turned out to be a dead PCB. I am going to buy another one now and have it programmed.

Regards

Dennis

Offline johnden3

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2016, 12:02:49 PM »
Hi daddyfixit

Thanks for your help. I am going to buy one from ebay and have the PCB swapped over and progamm it.

Regards
Dennis

Offline insanitybeard

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2016, 12:10:37 PM »
Somebody on [eBay] also offers a repair service for the Galaxy 2 button remote keys, see here, however, as has already been suggested getting a good secondhand remote fob and programming it to your vehicle is probably the cheapest and best option.
Always learning..... Often by mistakes!

Offline johnden3

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2016, 12:40:09 PM »
Hi  insanitybeard

Thank you for your response. Yes I am going to buy from the ebay and have the Pcb swapped over.

Kind regards
Dennis

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2016, 01:51:46 PM »
I got this one https://www.ebay.com/itm/112165115695 for my Galaxy, as i have the original key tag with code on it, the guy was able to cut the key blade to work my locks, and with two unique keys i was able to code the immobilizer chip my self, the remote is easy to program as well :)

-if you dont have two unique keys just use the immo chip from old key

Offline johnden3

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Is Ford Galaxy Mk2 2 button key fob same as Sharan, seat etc
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2016, 01:35:34 PM »
Dear all

I thank you all for responding to my previous mail in regards to the problem I have with my Ford Galaxy MK2 key fob that has a faulty circuit board. A few of you suggested that I bought one from ebay and just swap the circuit board over. I have now seen a few for sale on ebay which operarte on the same frequency Siemens 433.92Mz. Some of the sellers are selling the look alike 2 button key fob (same frequency) for Sharan, Seat, Alhambra etc . I want to know if it will work for my Galaxy once it is programmed?
Kind regards
Dennis

Offline Mirez

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2016, 01:59:32 PM »
Have a read of this thread: Link
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2016, 02:36:02 PM »
You need to be sure the immo chip is the carbon type ID44, and not glass type ID48 wich i think was used in newer Sharans/Alhambras, and yes the 433.92 MHz remote for Sharan/Alhambra will also work with the Galaxy

Offline johnden3

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Re: Ford Galaxy 2004 key fob
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2016, 04:40:23 PM »
Hi Hej-Hej

Thank you for your response. Yes the immo is ID44 carbon type.

Kind regards
Dennis

 

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