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Battery died and set off the theft device now the truck wont…

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Battery died and set...

Battery died and set off the theft device now the truck wont start

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

No, new batteries

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

2008 ford f350- also red theft light is flashing really fast

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I am charging the battery now, as of now the starter wont turn over and the horn keeps going off by itself

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

I think that's about it, thanks

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With the batteries fully charged to 12.6 volts. Try both keys in the run position, do both result in a fast flashing theft light?

Anything electronic aftermarket on the vehicle?

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