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I have problem with my ford escape 2006 model there is a

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Hello
I have problem with my ford escape 2006 model there is a security light that flashes and makes it difficult to start. Please what can be the possible problem and any solution
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

Hi Im David, so when you try to start the car does the light go out?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Hi David
The car start but when ignition is put off then the security lock light come and it can start again
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
my mechanic has change the key engine and also the mobilizer but still the problem exist
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

when the ignition is put off then the security lock light come on and it can? start again..? so whats the problem?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
David
would you want me to call you myself that will be cheaper for me then you calling for a fee of $26 which will course extra back changes
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
any answer ? David
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

i didnt off the call and im not allowed to make or take international cals on my phone. the site automatically offers the calls. sorry.

Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

you arent explaining you problem correctly. they way you're explaining it means its working as it should

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
What I mean is there is a security light lock that come on the cars dashboard and when that light start to flash this ford escape 2006 can't start still the light is off again and I want solution to prevent that problem
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

I see you requested a new tech. Would you like me to help?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Chris
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Is this a US model vehicle that was shipped to GHANA?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
it is a US model shipped to Ghana just one month ago , am the original key got lost and the want in for a standard key which could not also start but it came to Ghana at the port we were able to start it drove it home after I had wanted to start it again then I saw this security light flashing
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

You make it sound like you do not have 2 coded keys, is that correct?

Are there any PATS codes stored?

Has anyone tied to reprogram 2 keys to the vehicle with a diagnostic tool?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
you are right
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
A mechanic has try reprogramming with 2 keys but still the some times do come back
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
there is a part code store available
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Since the 10 minute security access key programming failed. What code numbers are stored?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Hi
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Since the 10 minute security access key programming failed. What code numbers are stored?

Your response was "HI"