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My Expedition will not turn over and the anti theft light is…

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My Expedition will not...

My Expedition will not turn over and the anti theft light is blinking rapidly

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? Have you tried to reset the computer?

No

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Expedition?

2012

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

I have disconnected my battery for 10 minutes and then tried to start it, i have put the key in the ignition and turned it 8 times and then pushed all the button son the keyfob and then tried to start it. I have tried to jump it as wel.

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

I went out to my car and unlocked it from the key pad, everything was normal untill i put my keo in the ignition, all power was lost. i couldnt do anything so I tried to jumo it and restored power to the locks and lights and radio but it still would not turn over

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Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 2 months ago
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ok I can check it in the morning.
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 2 months ago

ok, please let me know if its ok or not. thanks

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I replaced the fuse and it still not turn over
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 2 months ago

ok, please styandby

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Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 2 months ago

if the fuse is ok, and the theft light is still flashing rapidly when trying to start the vehicle, then the PATS system has dumped the key code.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I need to take it to a Ford Dealership?
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 2 months ago

you need to have the key reprogrammed. either by the dealer or a lock smith

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Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 2 months ago

can I help with anything else?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No thank you
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 2 months ago

good luck,

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Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 2 months ago

hows it going?

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