How do I add a vehicle to FordPass®*?

Adding your vehicle to FordPass allows you to access features specific to your model, trim, and year. 

Note: If you want to add another user to access your vehicle, visit Authorize Another User for the proper steps.

To Add a Vehicle to FordPass

  1. Log in to the FordPass App.
  2. Navigate to the Home landing page. 
    • If this is your first vehicle, press the + on the vehicle shadow.
    • If this is an additional vehicle, select the drop-down arrow to the right of your vehicle name and tap Add Vehicle
      Note: You can also add a vehicle on the Account tab by selecting the + next to the My Vehicles section. 
  3. Capture your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) using one of the following methods.
    • Type in your VIN manually. 
    • Select the camera icon to scan your VIN. 
      Note: If you need help locating your VIN, tap the Where is my VIN? link.
  4. Select Next.
  5. Enter your vehicle nickname. 
  6. Tap Get Started!  


  • Your vehicle and nickname should appear on the Home screen. 
  • If you experience any issues, visit Unable to Add VIN for troubleshooting support.
  • If the troubleshooting steps are unsuccessful, select Account > Help for additional assistance. 

Additional Information

How do I delete my vehicle from FordPass?
Why does FordPass say my VIN is already added?
Why does FordPass show an activation pending status?
How do I request authorization from another user?

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