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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Will not start has dash lights anti theft light on dash is

Customer Question

Will not start has dash lights anti theft light on dash is flashing rapidly
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: Battery is less than a year old and it will not turn over at all
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2003 Ford Expedition 5.4 liter
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes I would like to try fixing it myself so far all I have tried is checking the battery
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Not right now
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 1 year ago.

Hi. The red theft light flashing rapidly, indicates the the computer is not recognizing your ignition key. The computer may have lost the program for them, or the key is bad. Do you have another key you can try to start the truck?