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Pearl, I have a BF MK2 falcon XR6, it turns over but will

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Hi there Pearl, I have a BF MK2 falcon XR6, it turns over but will not start the smartsheild light is on can I get a auto sparky to fix this or do I need to take it to a ford dealer
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: the battery is good
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: not a lot
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Mechanic should know about your ford?
Customer: I am not shaw it has never played up befor but it just would not start one morring
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hi Paul,

Do you have a second key?

Has the key you are using ever hit water by accident?

If the smartlock light is on, it would be wise to take it to your local Ford dealer.

They have the correct programming tools.

Hope this helps.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thank you Gary
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hi Paul,

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you today.

Hope you get mobile again soon.

Kind regards


Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hi again Paul,

Have you got your car going now?