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Accidently turned on my key. No but remote battery went dead…

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Accidently turned on my...

Accidently turned on my key

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the key stripped or worn?

No but remote battery went dead put in new battery wont start

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

2015 f250 gas

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F250 yourself? What have you tried so far?

New battery in key was scrolling through menu and acc. turned on my key

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No unlocked door with spare disconnect battery to shut off alarm

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Do or did you have 2 working keys prior to doing the my key programming?

Is the theft light on and flashing with the key in the run position?

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