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Anti theft won't let truck start. 2004 ranger. Disconnected…

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Anti theft won't let...

Anti theft won't let truck start

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

No

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2004 ranger

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?

Disconnected battery

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Ford Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 9 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 9 months ago

I attached 2 docs for you to review and try. One of these will work unless there is a fault with the security system. Keep me posted please with the results.

Please understand that I don't know your skill level or tools
you have to assist us. Also understand that I can't see, smell,
hear, or touch the vehicle either, so your patience is
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Ford Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 9 months ago

Did you have any more questions for me at this time?

Thanks again, Ron

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Ford Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 9 months ago

Thanks again and please remember to rate me 5 stars now
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