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1994 pathfinder wont start, wont engage, wont turn over. think i activated the anti theft device

Put a new starter in, ran fine, took out the carpet and unplugged some some fuses, and took off door panells. pulled the lock knob up by hand instead of using the key while car was off and doors closed..i left the window down so just reached my hand in. now it wont start. could I have triggered the anti theft device?

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If you suspect that, you may need to have the dealer re-program the theft deterrent processor.

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Try disconnecting battery and when disconnected switch ignition on the reconnect with ignition on may reset system sounds like a cental lock problem try tailgate

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well if you are the first owner of the car and or have proof its yours bring it to a lincoln dealer and the will give you a code to reinstate the circuit. but i agree with the other guy i dont believe chips were in the keys untill late 97. did someone enter the door code (if equipped) to many times with the incorect one? let me know.

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SOURCE: 2001 Explorer; anti theft light steady; no power to car

take the positive side of the battery off for about 3 seconds and then put it back on to see if this will reset the security code

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SOURCE: anti theft activates while the car is running leaving me locked in the car

i dont think that these vehicles for this year automaticly lock themselves so you must be locking yourself in with the switch inside the vehicle ,Now is this antitheft device the factory immobilisor as i have never seen fault on our europeon models which makes me think that this is a after market device and as such if i am correct in this then i would get my side cutters out and remove the thing as this is the sort i fault i see a lot of on here with american cars ,i think its a viper auto start /alarm and they seem to give no end of problems judging by the questions.For the life of me i cannot understand why anyone would want to lock themselves in a car in case of an accident and someone outside couldnt get you out in a hurry ,But who am i to judge but our europeon models do not lock themselves and never give a problem with the alarm going off when driving in fact they are one of the better cars for not giving immobilisor problems ,the door lock with its peculiar rod at the back that breaks with great frequency is a pain but alarms ? never a problem

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SOURCE: How to reset anti theft system on a 98 pathfinder.

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SOURCE: my 94 pathfinder was running good, i took out carpet and removed the door paneling along with unhooking some fuses. i unlocked the doors while car was off by pulling the lock up with my hands instead

Exactly what is the problem with your '94 pathfinder? Does it start? if so-does it continue to run? What else is screwed up?

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