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My anti theft light flashes fast fob no longer works and

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won't start. 2001 escape JA: Have...
My anti theft light flashes fast fob no longer works and won't start. 2001 escape
JA: Have you checked the fuses? Have you tried to reset the computer?
Customer: Fuse is fine. Have disconnected battery. Nothing. Module just keeps clicking.
JA: Are you fixing your Escape yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It is dead in driveway. Fob stopped working. Have removed fuse and disconnected battery.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Replaced alternator a week ago.
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Ford
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