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My 1999 Ford Expedition will not crank over, When I turn the

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Hi my 1999 Ford Expedition will not crank over
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: When I turn the key for th truck to start there is nothing any noises Not starting
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Battery charged, fuel reset, fuses,
JA: Lots of things can cause problems with the battery. The Ford Mechanic will know what to do. Is there anything else the Ford Mechanic should be aware of about your Ford?
Customer: Also the theif light is blinking
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Ford
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
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Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 7 months ago.

Hi there. Your Expedition is experiencing a condition we mechanics call "dead at key", which means nothing happens when you turn the ignition to START. There are several items that could cause that condition; from the anti-theft (PATS) system, to any number of possible open circuits. Best tools to diagnose this type of issue are a scan tool capable of reading engine data and a scope or good digital multimeter.

I noticed from the original post that you're hoping to fix this issue yourself; now that you know what is involved and what tools will be needed, are you ready to start?

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