Question about 1998 Ford Explorer
Try disconnecting the car battery negative with the key on(run position) this kills the entire vehicle then shut the key off and reconnect the battery negative..turnthe key to run position and see if the car resets(do not crank )you may hear the gas pump kick on momentarily..then try to start the car good luck repost findings
Posted on Jan 19, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This means that your key is not being recogonized.Ethier the chip in the key is bad or the patts transciever at the lock cylinder. Do you have a spare key? If not you will have to get 2 new keyss cut and programmed.
Posted on Feb 16, 2009
Your ignition requires a radio signal from a chip inside your key to start the car . Your car wont start because you are using the wrong key, your ignition is no longer able to read the key (ignition replacement), or your key is malfunctioning.
Posted on Mar 27, 2009
The theft light blinking fast because there is a problem with the PATS ,(passive antitheft system). You either have a bad chip in one of your keys,PATS transceiver on ignition cylinder or computer. If it is a key you would have to have them programmed into system which requires you to have 2 keys and certain diagnostic equipment to program them into sytem. I would take it to your service provider or someone who has the equipment to do this like a ford or lincoln, mercury dealer.Have a good one!
Posted on Jul 12, 2009
If you are reseting a factory alarm...lock and unlock the drivers door with the key.
If you don't know the code look under the dash driver side in left corner there should be a black cover with a sticker with a code on it 6 numbers that is the factory code.
Posted on Oct 07, 2009
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