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Stuck at my car with the securilock light flashing

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Stuck at my car with the securilock light flashing
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago
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How many keys do you have for the vehicle?
Are you at home or away from home?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I am home and have both keys
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago

Does it do it to both keys?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I am not sure if battery is dead or if this securilock is stoppiing me from starting the car
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The light is flasjing on dashboard
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago

Does the light flash rapidly when you turn the key to on?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It flashes and the car clicks
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It flashes every second
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago

Ok, check the battery in the vehicle. The light will flash once every 3 to 5 seconds when the key is removed from the vehicle and the doors are closed. Since the car clicks, you vehicles battery is the problem. If it was the sercurilock, which we call PATS, the light will flash rapidly when you try to start the vehicle.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok ill try AAA for a jump
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago

Sounds good. Please let me know if it starts the vehicle.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
We are trying to jump it now but e are just getting clicking and the light securilock light is still flashing
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago

Where is the clicking coming from? Under the hood or under the dash?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Should we leave the cables on the car for a while?
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago

Where is the clicking coming from? Under the hood or under the dash?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Clicking sounds like the dash
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago

Turn the headlights on and try to start the engine. See if the headlights dim while you try to start the engine?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
if i leave the key in on position it sounds like its cycling through something
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago

The battery sounds like it is internally shorted. And if it is, the engine will not even start by jump starting.

The theft system will not cause clicking noises under the dash.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok turning the headlights on worked
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It started
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thanks!
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago

Ok. Have the battery tested properly.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Will do
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 2 years ago

Your welcome.,

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