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Gallagher99, Senior Vehicle Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 3287
Experience:  SVQ LEVEL 3, QAULIFIED FORD SENIOR TECHNICIAN , ATA REGISTERD ,12 YEARS EXPERIENCE
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Steering wheel lock 2010 keylesd

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Steering wheel lock 2010 keylesd
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 4 years ago.
Hi there ,good morning to you


Do you still require assistance with this issue

Regards Brian
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Left vehicle but still need info
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Brian


I still need assistance, can you please help?

Martin
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 4 years ago.
Hi there martin ,good morning to you

Ok can you try popping the circle cover off where Thr ignition barrel should be and insert the key into the slot provided this by passes the keyless system and uses the normal immobilsor system

If this doesn't work then the fault will most commonly lie with either a software issue with the KVM (Keyless Vehicle Module ) or a faulty steering column lock assembly
Ford released a technical bulletin for electronic steering colum lock issues where by the part number needs to be referenced against this bulletin as if The part numver is out of spec date it must be replaced

This is a very complex system and should only be worked in by ford trained technicians as the ford ids laptop has specific software to diagnose/programme the keyless system
This is The most effective and quickest way to diagnose this issue correctly

If you need anymore help or advice on this issue martin please let me know 
If you are completley satisfied with my answer /advice 
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Kind regards in advance and have a nice day  

Brian
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Brian

At ford dealer just waiting on their opinion , will come back to you with their feedback

Martin
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 4 years ago.
Hi there Marin thanks for replying


Hopefully this issue is just down to a programming/software issue as this is the first port if call with this type of issue once it's connected to fords ids laptop

I look forward to hearing our outcome

Kind regards in advance

Brian