I was driving one day in my MKS EcoBoost and the key fob slipped out of my pocket. I had been sure it was in my right pocked and fell near where the seatbelt comes up from the floor (I keep the seat pretty far back). I heard it make a sound like it hit the metal floor (odd), then slide on metal (odd) on the next corner I rounded at speed.
Looking for it, I found the MKS has HUGE, gaping cuts in the carpet under the seat, as well as an open seam under the seat where the front seat carpet overlaps the rear seat carpet. I reached everywhere. I removed some trim pieces and pealed back the carpet. I tried feeling for the bump in the carpet, but parts of it have a hardened structure that act as the actual floor and you cannot feel anything through. I tried using foil to shield portions of the car from the antennas to narrow down where it may be.
I cannot find the darn thing. I am second guessing was it in the other pocket? Did I set it on the tunnel and it fell to the passenger side? Did it slide far to the front or rear? I doubt any of of these but I tried checking anyway. I am open to any ideas. I wish I had a way to track it down using RF to zero right in on it.
On the plus side, I never forget my key. I use the code to enter and 7/8 + 9/0 to lock.
But I'd really like the option of not always having the key in the car!
Edited by HiTek, 11 December 2011 - 01:49 PM.