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I own a ford festiva 1998 3 door hatchback. My battery died

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I own a ford festiva 1998 3 door hatchback. My battery died and the wrong code was entered 3 times into my system. It now displays err. I have tried disconnecting the battery, leaving my ignition in acc for 45 minutes and completely removing my stereo from my car. Any suggestions? I do have the real code! The person assisting followed the 1234 instructions in the book
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 1 year ago.

There appears to be damage has occurred to the processor for the anti theft system, least case - vehicle will have to be Flashed by ford, worst case-the module will have to be replaced and programmed then flashed by Ford, Please RATE my service a 3 or above, if for some reason you can not, Please ask me another question, I will continue to answer your questions, even after rating is given, until you are completely satisfied with my answers.All cases only FORD can fix it now.

Expert:  Cardoctor71 replied 1 year ago.

Please RATE my service a 3 or above, if for some reason you can not ,please ASK me another question, I will continue to answer your questions even after rating is given until you are completely satisfied with my answers.