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The car will not start because of the security system. And…

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The car will not...

The car will not start because of the security system

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

Yes and even disconnected it for a few minutes

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

2013 Taurus

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

I’ve tried to disconnect and contact the battery

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

Just if he knows how to bypass the system

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Ford
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I’m out of town and would like to see if I can get on my way soon
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Ford Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 4 months ago
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Rgds Greg.

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Ford Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 4 months ago

If the security light is on solid or blinking when you fit the ignition key and turn to on then you have a problem with the key recognition . you will have to try a spare key or call out the local mobile locksmith .

These people will be able to come out and recode the key / keys. if you can make sure you have all keys with you

as they will have to be reprogrammed together if only one have him make you up a few more .

No bypass for your system on this ford .

For further assistance with this issue please get back to me with the reply box below .
This is not a one answer and done i/we will stay with you until the problem is sorted out .
Please do not forget to leave positive feedback by clicking on the 5 stars at the top of your page, iam not employees of the site and get no credit for spending time with customers unless they leave positive feedback.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The security light is not turning on. The car is cranking but not turning over.
Ford Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 4 months ago

okay good then we now need to get hooked up and check for any malfunction codes .

?? when you say security light does not come on do you mean not at all even with the key removed .

Greg

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Ford Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 4 months ago

Okay good, you need a good top level scan tool to check for immobilizer malfunction codes .

This normally is a malfunction with the immo unit .

You have done what you can do with disconnecting the battery ,so with out the needed diagnostic tools

you are stuck.

Let me just check a few wiring diagrams and i will get back to you.

Greg

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok
Ford Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 4 months ago

Does the door key pad work .

Greg

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
but can’t remember code
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It says 3-4 opens the door not sure if I push the 3-4 button once
Ford Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 4 months ago

That okay if it still working then first all you can do is with a test light check all fuses under the hood and inside the car right kick panal .

Code is a 5 figure for example 54369 .but if you press thr 7 and 9 together the doors will lock ,make sure you have the keys in your hand or window open lol.

Greg

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Ford Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 4 months ago

How to find your code .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxMWL8saJbU

See if the security light comes back on after locking and unlocking the door ??

But i think we have a malfunction where you will need the diagnostic scan tool .

Rgds Greg

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Is there anything else you can recommend for I’m out of town and no dealers are open today
Ford Mechanic: Greg, Technician replied 4 months ago

Check in the local phone book for 24/7 mobile locksmith ,

They have the tools to help you with this issue .

Also check your cars insurance as in some company you will be covered.

Rgds Greg

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