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Problem with ford explorer alarm imobiliser

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after fmy eplorer had stood a few weeks the battery was flat after charging the battery and refitting the indicators flashed very slowley and that was that the key fob wont open the doors when opened with the key the alarm did not go off but it will not start does anyone know how i could disconnect the alarm/imobiliser cant open doors or start my 1997 ford explorer even though key fob light flashes

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You should have a switch under the dash and then just turn it to the off position. If you don't or it doesn't work (like mine) then, there is 2 fuses under the dash, put the key in the ignition and turn it forward, pull one of the fuses out and then start the car that should reset it. Then you should be able to put the fuse back. Sometimes if you put the fuse back before starting it the alarm will just continue to try and reset itself, but not start the car. If that doesn't work I have a mechanic who can pull the whole alarm out and when hes done it would look like nothing has ever been installed. Hes very good. I ended having him take my alarm out when I had the same incident happen after the 2nd time.

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