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2012 f150 died while driving electrical/start fault would start with jump cables from a running vehicle replaced the battery first still would not start replaced the alternator the battery was left unhooked for about 24 hrs while getting a new alternator and getting it in now the pickup will not recognize either key and sets the alarm off when you put the key in the door or the ignition

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Why wont the pickup recognize the keys now

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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 years ago
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It is rare for an OEM alarm system (PATS) to not go off with the key in the run position. Are you sure the battery voltage is good and there is not an aftermarket alarm, immobilizer, or remote start on the vehicle causing this issue?

With the key in the run position, has the instrument cluster powered up and what is the check engine light and theft light doing?

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I like to stay in contact with my customers. I assume you were not pleased with me or my answer since you did not rate it leaving me feedback. Just so you know we can still work on this issue. We can pick up where we left off or start over. I hate you paid all that money for your question deposit and have left not satisfied. Would any diagrams or repair guides or a phone call help?.

Thanks Chris

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