How do I Remote Start* using FordPass®**?

Remote starts can be done within the FordPass App.

Before you begin, ensure the following conditions are met:

Remote Start Using FordPass

  1. Open the FordPass App. 
  2. Navigate to the Home screen.
  3. Press and hold the Engine Start button to start your vehicle. 

An alert will be displayed once your vehicle has started successfully. The alert banner displays for 10 seconds. 

How can I personalize the remote start duration?

After remote starting, your vehicle can run for five, ten, or fifteen minutes before shutting off. If your vehicle fails to automatically shut off, you will be notified. 

To configure your run duration, review the Extend Remote Start steps.

What if remote start doesn't work?

Additional Information

How do I schedule a remote start?
Are there other ways to start my vehicle?
What should I do if my activation is pending?
Why does my Ford vehicle enter Deep Sleep mode?

*Automatic transmission only.

**The FordPass App, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available through a free download. Message and data rates may apply.

***Don’t drive while distracted. Use voice-operated systems when possible; don’t use handheld devices while driving. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones.

****FordPass Connect (optional on select vehicles), the FordPass App, and Complimentary Connected Services are required for remote features (see FordPass Terms for details). Connected Services and features depend on compatible AT&T network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks/vehicle capability may limit functionality and prevent operation of connected features. Connected services exclude Wi-Fi hotspot.