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My alarm goes off if I try to start the van nothing happens…

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My alarm goes off...

My alarm goes off if I try to start the van nothing happens if I put the key in ignition alarm just goes off

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tried locking and unlocking the driver's side door using the key itself?

Yes

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

transit mk7 07

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

Yes tried to start it alarm goes off put key in ignition nothing happens

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

It was fine other day when I parked it

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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago
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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

Did you check battery for 12 volts ?

does it have key fob or single metal key ?

a low voltage or weak battery will cause the security to trigger ?

Are you looking for the most possible causes or you are repairing it yourself .

Please Let Me Know

Thank You

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
iv tried to unlockdoor nothing happens just set off alarm door is unlocked wont lock or unlock
Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

if any of locks are not functioning it will trigger alarm

try this below after u make sure battery is good and holding 12 volts

Master Reset

1-Disconnect Both Battery Cables ,Positive & Negative .

2- Touch Cables With Each Other For 60 Secs ( this will take any residual power in the Harness to Reset the Vehicle Modules )

3- Wait 30 min

4- Close all doors and trunk

5- Reconnect Battery Positive First

6- Use The Key in The Driver Side Door

Lock Cylinder to Lock it & Unlock,IF You have only a Key Fob ,use it to lock and unlock

7- Enter vehicle and Start it .

let me know

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
iv got two battries as the van is a ex rac is this the same process
Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

okay, yes we need both cables off both batteries ,but touching cables only on one

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