Q: I got a 2012 ford explore it wont start it say no key detected

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I got a 2012 ford explore it wont start it say no key detected i got a regular key i dont got a push buttom start ..u think that a electrical problem

My car has 153 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Many of the cars made in the last ten years have additional security built into the key. There is a tiny radio transmitter built into the fob end of the key and a ring around the keyhole acts as an antenna. The car communicates with the electronics in the key before the computer allows the engine to start. Most keys have a watch battery that can be changed when it goes dead. But if the battery has actually gone dead, there may be some re-programming that will need to be done. Contact YourMechanic to have a technician come out to your home or office to check out your starting problem and advise you as to the fix.

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