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RJ, Ford Technician
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Experience:  Ford senior master and ase master certified 19years Ford dealership experience
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How do you reset antitheft on a 2000 Focus

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How do you reset antitheft on a 2000 Focus
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  RJ replied 7 years ago.
Hello Thankyou for Choosing Just Answer. Is the anti-theft flashing and not allowing the vehicle to start ?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
That is correct.
Expert:  RJ replied 7 years ago.
The anti-theft will reset itself, when the key is removed from the ignition for around a minute or so. If the anti-theft continues to flash when trying to start the car then either there is a failure in the system causing the key to be unrecognizable, or the chip in the key has become damaged. If you try another key that you know has started the car before and the problem is still present then a electronic scan will be required by a qualified repair facility. There is no walk around to bypass the anti-theft. Thankyou
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