Question about 1997 Ford Expedition
Hi Mustang Mummy, As Tom has said, you'll be better off asking for a technician to come and recode the anti theft unit. If the battery connection is removed from modern vehicles, they have a tendency of loosing the encodement. Re coding is the only way....It's a problem if you need to go somewhere in a hurry but a lot better than having an empty parking space where your car should be. Regards John
Posted on Dec 11, 2011
No way around this.the vehicle will not start without proper signal from pats key.if your using the same keys you always use there must be a problem with the passive antitheft system.but if you or someone else have attemped to start the vehicle with a key that is not programed to this vehicle the antitheft will kick in and you might have to have get your vehicle scanned and the keys reprogramed.you could try disconnecting the battery for at least 10 min this will clear the memory,then try to start.if still does not start there is a problem with antitheft.
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