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Ignition override immobilizer for select 2000-up Ford and other vehicles with factory anti-theft systems
Item #: 607PKTX
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Our take on the XpressKit PKTX by Crutchfield's Ken Nail
XpressKit modules work with your vehicle's anti-theft system to incorporate the convenience, security and luxury features of your Python® alarm system.
An XpressKit interfaces with vehicles by routing commands through your vehicle data system, so it's more secure. You have fewer wires to connect and, best of all, your extra key stays with you, not in your car.
The PKTX module allows you to bypass your factory transponder, and is compatible with any brand remote start system. The PKTX is compatible with select 2000-up Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Jaguar, Mazda, Toyota, Lexus, and Scion vehicles with 40-bit and 80-bit anti-theft systems. The compact module comes with harnesses and a built-in transponder data interface port.
Important: If you know how to use a multimeter and have experience working with your vehicle's electrical system, you should be able to install this car security equipment. If you're unfamiliar with installing car security equipment, please speak to an Advisor before attempting this installation.
What's in the Box:
- Data Key Override Module (for Ford 80-bit)
- 18" D2D cable
- 23" Wiring harness
- Installation Guide
- remote start data transponder bypass compatible with any brand remote start system
- preloaded for use in late model Ford-, Mazda-, and Toyota-built vehicles
- included harness provides wires to connect to your factory system
- no key required works with your factory databus
- maintains factory security integrity
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Data Key Override Module (PKTX): The Xpresskit Optimax-series PKTX is an encrypted key immobilizer bypass module that is compatible with 40- and 80-bit Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Jaguar, Mazda vehicles. It will also work with 40-bit Toyota, Lexus, and Scion vehicles. The self-learning module is preloaded with all-in-one firmware & no key is required for operation.
Firmware Updates: Firmware updates are posted to the web on a regular basis. We recommend you check for firmware and/or install guide updates prior to installation of this product. Please visit the Xpresskit website for more information.
PKTX Compatibility Chart: Check out the online PKTX Compatibility Chart to see if your vehicle is compatible.
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1 question already asked
1 answer i have a 2001 ford mustang 3.8L v6. I plan on owning this car forever. i recently lost my factory keys and had to pay a locksmith a large amount of money to "reprogram" a set of transponder keys. I never want to do that again. So im looking for a permanent way to disable PATS on my vehicle. my question is, will this disable pats permanently? so i can just go to the hardware store and cut new keys when i need them? also, is there a way i can view the installation guide before i purchase. im an electrician so it shouldnt be hard, but i just want to know what im getting into. [ derek Feb 02, 2014 ]
You will want to contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to discuss how this will impact the PATS. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and see if this will integrate the way you want it to. If it does not, then they will also be able to discuss other options with you. [ Jeff Feb 03, 2014 ] Staff