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2003 ford focus keeps shutting off while driving, try to

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2003 ford focus keeps shutting off while driving, try to restart and i get the flashib flashing red light of the anti theft system
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: we've had new keys programmed at the dealer within the last year and has been working fine up until a couple days ago
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

Hello, usually when this happens it's due to the PCM power relay failing. If you have an owners manual I would swap the PCM power relay with a different relay and see what happens. Usually this will fix a concern like this.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are you talking the power hold relay?
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
yeah i replaced that 2 days ago
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

Can you tell me of any other parts you have replaced?