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Mine works great





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Mine has worked fine so far. I only had one instance where it didn't recognize the phone, and that seems to have happened when I was standing outside the car just at the edge of its range for about ten minutes. I could hear the car locking and unlocking as it connected and disconnected from my phone, lol. Finally, it just stopped responding (it probably got mad at me). At that point when I finally left, I had to use the password to get in and start the car.

But in all other instances, it's worked fine.

For those on Android, try *removing* FordPass from Battery Optimization. That move will prevent Android from jailing the app (which may subsequently prevent PaaK from waking up).
 

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PaaK has been hit and miss for me. Multiple instances MME didn’t recognize the phone. Either door wouldn’t open or car wouldn’t start. but each instance, I could Just go into Ford pass app and manually opened the door or started the car. Not ideal but at least it get car started.
 

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I the fob is near by that can give problems.

Sometimes I have to have my iPhone screen on.
 

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PaaK has been hit and miss for me. Multiple instances MME didn’t recognize the phone. Either door wouldn’t open or car wouldn’t start. but each instance, I could Just go into Ford pass app and manually opened the door or started the car. Not ideal but at least it get car started.
Tried to reply earlier but there was a FU. I think it happens when the Bluetooth connection is broken. Go to settings, BT and check the connection.
 

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Tried to reply earlier but there was a FU. I think it happens when the Bluetooth connection is broken. Go to settings, BT and check the connection.
I'm one of those folks whose having no issues with PaaK at all. It just works, as long as I don't get in the car with the phone in my left pocket (then no key detected). That's BLE, which might have a different transceiver in the car for security, or not. I don't know. But my regular Bluetooth has days where it won't connect, or will reconnect every few minutes, or makes my car think my audio is a phone call instead of audio. This poor behavior has occurred with every car I've had with Sync since 2016, unfortunately.
 

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