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I can't start my car it's showing a lock flashing light

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I can't start my car it's showing a lock flashing light
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 years ago
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With the key in the run position is the theft light (lock) on or flashing?

Do you get the same results from both keys?

Any aftermarket electronics on the vehicle?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It's flashing fast
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 years ago

Thanks,

Do you get the same results from both keys?

Any aftermarket electronics on the vehicle?

Do the headlights shine bright and remain bright while trying to start?

Did anything happen to the car or keys that may have caused this?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Only one key and no after market parts
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Lights are dim nothing happen to car or keys
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 years ago

Thanks, ***** ***** one thing to try prior to needing a scan tool. Try charging the battery or a jump start. A weak battery can cause a false anti theft activation. If you still have the issue after that call your local locksmith and ask if they are mobile as well as have the scan tool to see if there is a part failure as well as reprogram keys to the vehicle. The last option is a tow to a dealer. This system does not have a reset or bypass method.

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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 years ago

I like to stay in contact with my customers that appear not pleased, still working on the concern, or have not rated yet. I assume you were not pleased with my help. I hate that you have spent money to get an answer but left not happy. Can you tell me why, or can I help more. If its more help you need just reply and we can pick up where we left off. I am also sending an offer allowing me to upload diagrams or repair guides if that helps.

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