Car will not crank sometimes and sometimes it will the secuity light comes on and it will crank while driving the security light goes of and the care will not start so i ran a push start butten and now it will crank right up but it shuts right back of
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Re: want start sometimes
The TDM in the security system (VATS/PassKey) is having problems, it's typical on those cars. You can find a great write-up here: http://newrockies.ca , it was the only thing that saved my Park Avenue.
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Has this vehicle been left to sit for awhile without being started? If so, the battery may be dead and need to be recharged or replaced. But if your engine cranks that is not the case. It might also be that your security system has been activated and locked everything up (but I thing the door lights would work then). If the battery is charged and okay, then suggest you take the battery cables off the battery for a couple of hours and see if the secutiy system will deactivate. Or check your owners manual for resetting the secuity system.
Probably the antenna which is located inside of your ignition switch..You pull the shroud off from around the steering column and right around the ignition key,,there is a round plastic piece that surrounds the key with wires on it..Its the receiver for your security system..It reads the signal from your key and tells the computer to allow to start the car..They are known to go out on a ford
Try turning the key to the on postion-not crank, just to he postion right before cranking. leave it in that postion for 15 min, Do this three and after the third time go ahead an try to start it. Hopefully this will reset your security for you.
Most likely it was just the loose , dirty cables. It is very crucial for the elec needs of a vehical to have perfect connections . Ign housing has a small magnetic type bar on the housing that the ecu needs to recognise to allow the car to start, and changingh this may cause the theft light to activate. Its called P.A.T.S or , passive anti theft secuity and