How to Use the Remote Start in a Ford Mustang

Rushing out the door? Discover how remote start can redefine your morning routine. Join us as we delve into the basics of this feature, making sure you’re greeted by a cozy Ford Mustang every time you step in.

Note: The Ford Mustang has a remote start feature in model years 2010+.

2021 – 2023 Models

  1. Download and install the FordPass app and set up an account on your smartphone.
  2. Add your Ford Mustang to your account by following the app’s instructions.
  3. Open the FordPass app and log in.
  4. Select your Ford Mustang from the list of vehicles.
  5. Tap the “Remote Start” button.
  6. Confirm the action when prompted.
  7. The engine will start, and the climate control settings will be based on your previous settings.

2010 – 2020 Models

  1. Ensure your Mustang is securely locked using the remote or manually locking the doors.
  2. Press the lock button on the key fob.
  3. Press and hold the remote start button (usually indicated by a circular arrow icon) for a few seconds. The engine should start, and the vehicle will remain locked.


What if my key fob stops working?

If your key fob becomes unresponsive, locate the emergency access key beneath it. Push downwards to release it and then slide it out.

How do I turn off the remote start?

When you want to turn off the remote start feature, press the remote start button on the key fob once.

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