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Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  Owner of a mobile diagnostics company assisting auto technicians with difficult vehicles
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Securilock was tripped and now it won't start or get

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Securilock was tripped and now it won't start or get auxiliary power
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: No
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2008
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Unhooked the battery over night and it started this morning shut it off and won't do anything now removed after market security system
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: How to reset this system
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

Hi, My Name is ***** ***** for posting your question to just answer. I am a independent contractor for just answer. ASE Certified Master Auto Technician with 20 years experience. I am confident we can resolve your problem together.Please remember I don't know your skill level. I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle. It may take a few back and forth replies to get to a satisfactory resolution.There will probably be some equipment needed for a proper diagnosis. If you are not comfortable with this or do not have any test equipment please let me know ASAP. I also give you all of the information you may need in good faith expecting a positive rating. I am not compensated for my time until you leave a positive rating. Your rating should be based on the service you received.

2008 ford what model? Do you have a security light on dash?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have a security light on the dashboard
Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

Here is something to try. you will need a minimum of 2 keys. Place vehicle on a battery charger. Leave the key on for 15 minutes or until security light goes out. do this 3 times. Yes 45 minutes. leave key 1 on for 30 seconds. switch keys. on for 30 seconds. back to original key 30 seconds. Key off and try to start. If this doesnt work you may have to find a shop that can program keys.