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Old 08-02-2009
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since your truck is new, where is your spare key. or did ford start only giving out one set of keys?
Good point!
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I bought it about five months ago. They only gave me one key.
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ya it works on manual lock trucks..it took me about 15 mins to figure out how to do it but now its easy...iv tried on all my friends rangers and it worked...also i found that if the window is down more than a curtain amount u cant do it...hmmm...maybe u could put a plate in there somewhere..idk
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I can get into my truck with a hack saw blade in 10 seconds... I locked myself out a couple times

my buddy worked for a tow truck company and he said rangers are the easiest vehicles to unlock
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This won't help you get into your truck, but FWIW, I always keep a spare key for my current vehicle in my wallet.
Be careful when keeping a spare in your wallet. My buddy had his taco stolen out of his driveway because he left his wallet inside. All it took was a broken window.
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Be careful when keeping a spare in your wallet. My buddy had his taco stolen out of his driveway because he left his wallet inside. All it took was a broken window.
I dont think he keeps a PATS coded key in his wallet just one to get into the truck. Just a regular spare key from a place where you get key's made will not start the truck.
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STL has already said how to fix this guys. Re read his post. Simple as that.
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I dont think he keeps a PATS coded key in his wallet just one to get into the truck. Just a regular spare key from a place where you get key's made will not start the truck.

yeah I didn't think about that. But, in the older trucks watch out
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Contact your local Police Department or Fire Department. :-)
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I could be in your truck in under 5 minutes, no damage. message me if you still havent gotten in.
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I did this once. I bought a slim jim kit and I got in the truck within 10-15 minutes. I have also tried the antenna idea but I couldn't get it to work. Since then, I have taken my antenna off and I leave it in the garage. My radio reception has not been affected, although I hardly listen to the radio anyway.
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I could be in your truck in under 5 minutes, no damage. message me if you still havent gotten in.
geez 5 min, i can be in less then 20 seconds, no damage at all
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5 seconds for me!

Then after I was done with her I could get in my truck in 10 seconds!
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I got in. After about 2 hours of trying :/ But I can do it quick now. :)
Thanks For The Help Guys
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When I first heard how easy it was to get into Rangers, I started NOT leaving valuables inside. The PATS is fine, at least I know it'll always be where I parked it, unless it gets towed, but knowing that everything inside could get cleaned out without popping the lock or breaking glass is scary.

It's a very poor design flaw indeed.

I've locked my keys inside before too and it takes less then 30 seconds for me to walk up and unlock the doors. The same can be done with Ford Windstars. I've had to do it to my 97 work van many times......stupid power door locks will activate if the doors are closed to hard.
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so WTF????? i was hoping to get the secret for getting into rangers on this thread...manual locks.. i hate friggin power locks!!!!
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so WTF????? i was hoping to get the secret for getting into rangers on this thread...manual locks.. i hate friggin power locks!!!!
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PM Zabeard.
Most of us know how to do it, and so do a lot of other non-Ranger owners.......and with that being said, don't leave too much in the truck.
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no one post how to break into the ranger in this thread.


Like you cant google it. Still, unless you know what you're doing you're not going to get in. It takes practice.


Who he hell uses a clothes hanger to pull the door handle? You bend a U shape on one and and use it like a slim jim.
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Just look it up on youtube
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i watched a lock smith (my best friends dad) open my truck in 3 seconds... i just cried.. best thing to do is install a kill switch onboard the truck (something that will make the ignition useless).. this way it will deter more people from stealing it.
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