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I have a 2001 ford focus se... Is there anyway to make the coil pack spark by bypassing it.
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Ford Mechanic: Jeremy, Certified Diesel Technician/Electrician replied 1 year ago
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Unfortunately no you can;t bypass the coil to make it spark. It is controlled by the PCM for the timing of when to spark and for what cylinder. When the PATS system activates, it shuts that down and the fuel pump down to prevent the theft of the car. I wish it was that easy to bypass for that would save a lot of tow bills, but the system is locked down pretty good to not allow that.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Well then how could I bypass the scurilock on my 2001 ford focus without a key I watched a youtube video there is a way to but dident understand it can you help me
Ford Mechanic: Jeremy, Certified Diesel Technician/Electrician replied 1 year ago

The only way I know how is with this video. Otherwise, there is no realy way to do so without hacking half the car.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I watched the video you told me to watch and if I do what the video showed me this will bypasd the pats or scurilock on my 2001 ford focus and make my car be able to run. Cause of right now when I try and start the car it dont do nothing the dash lights come on but thats it it dont turn the starter over
Ford Mechanic: Jeremy, Certified Diesel Technician/Electrician replied 1 year ago

That video is the only way I know how. I usually will just get a key and program it on 99.9% of the vehicle. I did the bypass 2 times and that is it and it worked both times.

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