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Don 'Mo Lurch', Car Electronics Technician
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Experience:  over 30 years, ARA, Sony, Alpine, Audiovox, Kenwood, Muntz. Sales, Repair & Installation
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I just got my 2010 ford escape back from my mechanic from getting

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I just got my 2010 ford escape back from my mechanic from getting the battery changed and now my factory remote start wont start my vehicle. all the lights work and the doors lock when it does it. its all doing the normal routine but just not starting. what could be the problem?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car Electronics
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 year ago.
sorry for the delay............
Greetings...... “Hi, I’m Don (akaCustomer and I look forward to helping you!”
This is a "Safety Feature", so the vehicle does not inadvertently start when Battery power is disconnected, then reconnected.
The Remote Start will need to be Reprogrammed to activate the Remote Start
apprx 1 hour labor
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you, ***** ***** i reprogram it myself then to get the remote start working?
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 year ago.
Problem is there is NO Customer procedure posted without the use of Ford Scan Tool.
A brief disconnection (less than 15 minutes) typically will not interfere with the working of the Keyless Entry / Remote Start, but a prolonged disconnect does