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Old 05-17-2019, 07:57 PM
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Just wondering, as a general automotive question, can a push button start be put into a vehicle say like a Ford Transit Connect van? I'm thinking of getting a postal mail delivery job and a push button start on the vehicle would be more beneficial than detrimental. I own a Prius with the push button start and it is more ergonomical than twisting a key. Getting in and out of the vehicle many times a day would make a push button start a great feature.

Can somebody guide me in the general direction on how to accomplish this goal? YouTube vids or just something on the webs.

Plus, what do you think of Right hand drive conversion kits for a Transit van? Yea, I know this is a F150 forum, so maybe somebody could give a link to a Transit forum which might have something for this query.

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Old 05-18-2019, 08:40 AM
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that is a big fat NO

the pushbutton start system is MUCH more complex than the key start. you have the antennas, BCM, the PCM all that crap is different
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No different than remote start for starting, starting is ez.

Stopping still require key most likely
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Old 05-18-2019, 02:56 PM
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Originally Posted by djfllmn View Post
that is a big fat NO

the pushbutton start system is MUCH more complex than the key start. you have the antennas, BCM, the PCM all that crap is different
Yep. Key start is a lot let complex than a button start
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Old 05-19-2019, 10:14 PM
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If you're looking at an RCA job, they're trying to shift those to postal owned vehicles.
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