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There is a non-factory anti-theft device keeping my truck from starting. How do i remove it

I disconnected the battery and when i tried to reconnect it the alarm went off and the truck wont crank. the dealership says it is not a factory alarm and to remove it. do i just cut the wires

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I would before you do that call a few places that install after market alarms---cutting may not solve the issue and could just make things worse--see if you can locate the unit (brand on the remote??) for a brand or model number.

Cutting without knowing may be foolish.

Posted on Dec 05, 2012

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SOURCE: Truck won't start something to do with Anti-Theft tried removing positive cqble to reset alarm nothing, possible wire off Anti Theft Unit Truck drove fine parked for one hour and went to leave, the en

not positive but look in owner manual for a fuel pump reset button i had this problem at one time and that fixed it it is usualy under the dash area somewhere on the drivers side or in a kick panel (decorative cover on the side firewalls inside the cab)....good luck i hope this helps!

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SOURCE: 2004 Ford Explorer wont start after battery change-anti theft

sounds like aaa might have popped your main fuse. i would call aaa back and tell them your problem. they are responsible.

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SOURCE: 1994 ford explorer anti-theft issues

take the battery leads off and join up with a jumper lead ,leave for an hour or so and try again ,if it doesnt work call the tow truck and have it taken to the dealer

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