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H72-PT Transponder Key For Ford Mercury Mazda and Lincoln

Author: Ivanor Lis
by Ivanor Lis
Posted: Jul 04, 2020
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About H72-PT key The H72-PT is a transponder chip key, generally utilized on Mercury, Ford and Lincoln models designed from 1995 to 2007 for different years and models like 1998-2002 Lincoln Town Car, 1999-2003 Ford F-150, F-250, & F-350 Series, 1998-2002 Mercury Grand Marquis, 1998-2002 Ford Crown Victoria, 2000-2004 Ford Transfer Heavy Trucks 6000, 9000, CF7000, 1999-2000 Ford Ranger Pickup, 1999-2000 Mazda B Series, 1996-1999 Ford Taurus LX, 1998-2002 Lincoln Navigator, 1996-2004 Ford Mustang, 2004 Ford F-150 Heritage, 2002 Lincoln Blackwood, 2000-2006 Ford Excursion, 1996-1999 Mercury Sable LS, SE, SHO, 1998-2001 Mercury Mountaineer, 1998-2002 Lincoln Continental, 1999-2001 Ford Explorer Sport, 1997-2002 Ford Expedition, 1998-2010 Ford Explorer, 2005-2006 Ford GT, 1999 Mercury Sable GS, 1996-1999 Mercury Sable GS & LS, 1997 Ford Cobra, 1998-2000 Ford Windstar and 1996-1999 Ford Taurus SHO & LS.

As an electronic transponder the H72-PT is a transponder chip key or a computerized key – it needs to be decoded to kindle your car. The chip is located at the plastic cover of the key. It remains stashed unless you dismantle the plastic head, which we don’t advise. H72-PT has a few synonym names, depending on it's brand – Bianchi FD21TK2, Curtis TKB-H75, A1 S72, Orion T30H72, Strattec 598333, Hata H72-HPT, Silca FO38RT3, Ilco H72-PT, JMA TP02FO-15DP and Jet H72-PHT.

Where to get a H72-PT lost key made?

This type of key is a transponder chip key and therefore decoding it's chip is vital. In addition, a unique key programming machine is a must and therefore you’ll should either tow the car to the dealership or call a locksmith.

Actually, you have three ways to go:

  1. Call a motor vehicle lock smith – in general this is the best alternative because the H72-PT type of key should be programmed to the vehicle computer unit.
  2. Purchase the key on-line – you can get a blank key on the world-wide-web and then call a a vehicle lock smith to program and cut it for you.
  3. Dealership – the dealer should be able to cut and program and make you a substitution key. Notwithstanding you still need to tow your vehicle over there because the transponder chip should be coded.

How much does it cost to get a H72-PT replacement key? We have researched the cornerstone price for the H72-PT key on the net, with dealers and vehicle lock smiths. Needless to point, the final price might varies somewhat and depends on the time of day, the type of key, your location, the chip configuration and the condition of the locks.

  • Please note that the prices below are simply hazy estimates.
  1. Dealership – The Dealer-ship should have the code to this key by the vehicle identification number. In addition, in some situation, like lost or stolen key, the only way is to obtain another code to decode this key. The cost at the dealer-ship is roughly $85-$160. Please note that this price DOES NOT include the price of for a towing-truck towing the motor vehicle to the dealer-ship, which will rise up the overall cost substantially.
  2. Car lock smith - Would charge fee to drive to you cost of the blank key, and furthermore key cutting and programming fees. The average locksmith cost is roughly $165-$240 for driving to you, parts and labor.

Key on the world-wide-web - You are able to purchase a replacement key on the internet. for usually between $10-$15.

Please note - Usually the dealership don't cut a blank key that was purchased on line and a car lock smith will not grant warranty or guarantee for the job.

Can I duplicate the key by myself?

You can program an additional key toH72-PT vehicle using a trivial on-board process that you can run without leaving your home considering you have at the minimum two operational keys.

Please follow the step-by-step instructions below to make a third key on your own

1. Online key cutting - Purchase a cut H72-PT key online.2) Insert the 1st working key into the ignition and twist it to the ON phase (Without starting the engine).3) Watch the security light activate (with a red light) and goes off, twist the key back OFF phase and pull it out.4) Perform steps 2 and 3 for the second operational key.5) Insert the new rightly cut H72-PT key into the ignition and twist it to the ON phase and wait for the security red light to and goes off which means that the new key is serviceable.

  • If you left with less then 2 keys the keys should be coded utilizing our diagnostic equipment.* If the key has been properly programmed, the security red light will blink for seconds and then shut off to affirm a functional key and of course it will turn on the engine. * If the the key failed to program, it wouldn't turn on your car. The security red light will blink on and off. Wait 20 sec and repeat the procedure. * the failure is persistent, you probably need to bring your car to your local locksmith store or dealership.

What information do I need to provide to get a new key?

First, make sure you have the correct make, model and year, the VIN number and ownership document for the motor vehicle which is one of the three: registration, insurance card or title.

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