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Just tried to start my 2009 f150 acting different just

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Just tried to start my 2009 f150 acting different just cranks no start red light flashing on dash with a lock and a truck
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Never not started before just cranks and red light on dash flashing with a lock and a truck
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Edward replied 7 months ago.

Hello, Eddie here and I will do my best to help. That flashing lock light means there is a problem in the PATS (passive anti theft system) . Do you have another key for this truck by chance? if so, have you tried both of them?