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Dan, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  Dealer Auto Technician
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The alarm keeps going off, no I tried locking and unlocking

Customer Question

The alarm keeps going off
JA: Have you tried locking and unlocking the driver's side door using the key itself?
Customer: no I tried locking and unlocking the door locks for all the doors on the drivers door
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 96 Lincoln contential
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: unhooked hood switch and truck switches
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: the only way is to unhook the battery
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Use the key on all outside door locks while the alarm is going off. Driver, passengers and truck.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I locked and unlocked all the doors. It didn't work
Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Disconnect both battery cables (positive and negative) and hold them together for 15 minutes. Then reconnect one at a time, positive first then negative. This should reset the system.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

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