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Essex AKE-5 Keypad Door Lock for Cars

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Starting at: $249.99  $229.99
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Keyless Vehicle Keypad Entry System for Cars

with Key Fob option

KEYLESS ACCESS FOR YOUR CAR! The AKE-5 Keyless Vehicle Entry System is a state-of-the-art device specifically designed to give you easy and secure access to AKE-5 Vehicle Keypad Entry Systemyour vehicle.

Essex Electronics is the company that invented the original Keypad Entry System for Ford Motor Company over 25 years ago and they are still making them today.

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AKE-5 with dog inside car
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Essex RE-1704 Remote Keyless Entry Kit


  1. Installs on virtually all automobile makes and models
  2. Click here to view video demo showing how to install and program an AKE–5 Keyless Vehicle Keypad Entry System
  3. No moving parts
  4. Completely weatherproof and virtually indestructible
  5. Illuminated keypad lights up at first touch for night-time use
  6. Up to 5 access codes for family/friends
  7. Access codes can be anywhere between 3 to 8-digits long
  8. Easily programmed on the keypad
  9. Remote key fob available as an option
  10. Up to 3 auxiliary outputs can be used to open a trunk, storage compartment, or activate any electrically-controlled auxiliary device
  11. 100% bump-proof and cannot be picked
  12. Comes with a 3-Year Warranty from manufacturer


Reliability You Can Count On!

This is a commercial-grade keyless entry system for vehicles with power door locks!

It is attached permanently to your vehicle and won't fall off your car in harsh weather conditions!


The AKE-5 Keyless Vehicle Keypad Entry System is easily installed by your local car security or car stereo company. Here is a link to a list of companies who install these locks in the Chicago land area: Vehicle Keypad Installation Companies

Or, if you’re handy and you like to work on cars, you can install it yourself.

3 Security Levels:

  1. Low Level: locks door and activates 3-digit convenience code (if enabled). When activated, the convenience code requires only the first 3 digits of any valid access code to gain entry
  2. Medium Level: locks door, enables the armed state, and deactivates the 3-digit convenience code
  3. High Level: locks door, enables the armed state, activates the keypad security display (keypad lights flash momentarily every 15 seconds), deactivates the 3-digit convenience code
AKE-5 Keyless Vehicle Keypad Entry System

This product is made in the USA. It is All-American!

It is manufactured, distributed, sold, supported, and warrantied in the United States by Essex Electronics, a USA company.

All AmericanEssex keypads have been tested with over one billion cycles and they will not fail.

They consistently perform over 100 times longer than traditional membrane, conductive rubber and mechanical switches. This proven design guarantees dependable operation and eliminates costly service calls and unnecessary product replacements.

With over 1,000,000 systems in operation, Essex has established a worldwide standard in reliable, solid state, industry-standard keypads, key switches and keyless entry access control systems.


Up to 6 Access Codes
  • 1 Master Code
  • 5 User Codes
  • All codes 3 to 8 digits in length
Illuminated Keypad Keypad lights at first touch. Choice of Brilliant.Blue or Radiant.Red illumination.
Tamper Alarm Multiple incorrect entries trigger Tamper Alarm, locks out system for 30 seconds, and flashes the dome light.
Easily Programed Add, Modify or Delete Users from the keypad
Vandal Resistant Design Fully encapsulated, back mounted, piezoelectric keypad
Optional Remote Keyless Entry
  • 5-Channel Remote System with two 4 button key FOBs
  • Each remote has its own coded frequency to ensure your vehicles protection
  • over 16 million code combinations

Tehcnical Specifications

Power Requirements 12V DC
  • Seven 1/4 A grounding outputs for lock, unlock, dome light, arm enabling and auxiliary devices
  • 3 auxiliary outputs to open a trunk, storage compartment or activate an auxiliary device
  • NOTE: your vehicle may require external relays to control certain devices
Current Draw
  Standby Maximum
Keypad only: < 15 mA 75 mA
Keypad with remote: < 25 mA 100 mA
Keypad Switch Technology Solid state piezoelectric with no moving parts
Keypad Operating Environment
  • - 40 degrees F to + 160 degrees F
  • - 40 degrees C to +  70 degrees C
  • 100% relative humidity
Keypad Switch Life: Over 1 Billion Cycles
Keypad Memory: Non-volatile memory retains codes and programming in the event of a power interruption
LED Colors
  • B – Brilliant Blue
Mounting Orientations
  • H - Horizontal




Keyless Vehicle Entry System

1" (2.5 cm)
5" (12.7 cm)
1/2" (1.3 cm)


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To get the most out of your AKE-5 Keyless Vehicle Entry System, we recommend ordering the optional Essex RE-1704 Remote Keyless Entry Kit. That way, you'll get the conveninece of a keypad and you will also be able to open your vehicle remotely with a handy key fob:



Click here to add the Essex RE-1704 Remote Keyless Entry Kit to your cart. Each kit includes:
  • 1 Receiver
  • 2 Key Fobs
  • 1 Cable




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