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How to reprogram anti theft alarm on Ford,suv,explorer,2004

Reprogram anti theft alarm on ford,suv,2004,exployer

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SOURCE: lock cylinder was ripped out.ive replaced cylinder

you need the schematic to see where the module is killing the ignition and or the fuel system. it will not be easy to do.,

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 ford explorer won't start was scanned an reads anti theft key wont work

Do you have a question ?
Have you tried another key ?

Posted on Feb 20, 2013

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SOURCE: antitheft

you might have a deffective alarm module. easiest way is to remove the wires of the horn itself. you might also try using the key to lock the car not the keyless entry remote

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: anti theft device for 1997 ford expedition

try using a spare key first

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: The anti theft sensor on the steering colum needs

The sensor is part of the ignition key lock cylinder, so the part and labor will be around $200-$300 depends on your local labor rate, the dealer must do this repair because the new lock cylinder key code must be programmed into the VATS module.

Posted on Dec 10, 2009

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I thought the dealer had to reprogram the anti-theft processor.
Be careful with this since it may cause your car not to start.
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How do i remove the anti theft lock on my ford explore so that my car will start

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Anti theft light is flashing rapidly and my car will not start Ford Mustang 2004 V6

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Intermittently, an interior "alarm" goes off on my 2004 ford freestar and stays on for longer than 30 minutes no matter what we do. how do we turn it off? this is not the anti-theft alarm. this is a solid...

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The actual "horn" should be coming from the rear right side of the cabin or behind the dash

This horn is built into the "computer" and there is little you can do at this point other than going to the dealer.

The dealer should be able to reprogram the modules in question to eliminate the "horn"

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Did you steal it? I heard about you thieves who steal cars then put new transmissions in!!
Seriously, try this, it may help...
Put the key in the ignition, and turn forward all the way just before cranking. Then within 5 seconds, locate, press and hold in the valet/overide button, found under the dash area, (push button, spring loaded) until the installed LED (the blinking light) in your dash area goes on solid, and the siren chirps once. (Your valet switch might be the toggle (on/off) type. in this case, key on, flip switch in opposite direction, then turn the key off.) This should reset the alarm, and reset the grounded relay on the starter wire, allowing you to start the engine. At this point, the only thing working would be the keyless entry from the alarm, if it came equipped that way. Just Repeat these steps to place it back to usable armed mode. You may get 2 chirps, confirming it, and the lights may flash twice as well. That should do it. Check out

Dec 04, 2009 | 1996 Ford Explorer

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I replaced ignition switch on my 2001 ford explorer and now my car won't start what steps do i take in replacing the ignition

if you are sure all wires are installed correctly check fuses... also you would have to match the ignition key start pellet to the anti theft computer. your old key might not be seen as the correct key by the system.

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