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Replaced the battery now have to reset the anti theft override

How do you reset the anti theft override

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Your owners manual may have some info on this.
You may be able to lock and unlock the drivers door with the key to disable the alarm.
The security module should store the key code in memory even if you take the battery out of the car. The code in the key is embedded in the key.

Posted on Jan 13, 2013

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Put key in the ignition.turn ignition switch to the on position for 10 seconds until warning lamp turn off.

Posted on Jan 13, 2013

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Should not have happened,
For the Factory RKE ( Remote Keyless Entry ) have you tried reprogramming the key fobs to your truck. The procedure is in the owners manual ( need all of them at programming time ).
This is stored in NVR, and should not need to be done, but worth a try.

If this is an aftermarket Remote start / alarm, check the owners manual for t on battery replacement. Have seen some off brand with strange battery ( truck's battery that is ) replacement steps.

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I have 2007 expedition XLT and the interior light blinking all the time what the solution ?

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SOURCE: how do you reset the anti theft system

Try disconnecting your battery cables then wait about 10 minutes. The computer should reset itself. Reconnect the wires to the battery. It is normal for the theft light to blink about every 5 seconds when the ignition key is out or in the off position. This means the system is armed and working properly. Hope this helps. God bless!

Posted on Oct 19, 2009

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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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SOURCE: How do I reset the anti- theft computer in a 1999

did you try to remove both battery cables for about 10 min or so ?? that may reset the comp and clear the problem

Posted on Aug 07, 2010

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How can i find the anti theft reset button on 2006 taurus


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Press the unlock button on your vehicle's key fob to deactivate the alarm. If you've misplaced your remote for the car, use the PATS programmed key to unlock the driver's side door. Then, put the key in the ignition and turn the key to the "on" position. The vehicle's battery should be on, but the engine shouldn't be running.

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Locate the override button on the alarm box, beneath the driver's side of the dashboard. Press the button and hold it in until the alarm beeps one time. The LED light for the alarm should stop blinking, indicating the anti-theft system is disabled.

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To reset the vehicle's alarm, put the PATS programmed key in the ignition and turn the key to the "on" position. Press the override button. When the alarm resets, it chirps two times and the LED light begins blinking.

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