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Where is the anti theft wire located on 2001 ford ranger 2wd?

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There is no such thing as an anti theft wire. I am guessing you want to bypass the security system? I wrote this a few months back.

Tip & How-To about Cars & Trucks
Want to bypass your vehicle security system?

The short answer is you can't!

All modern cars have alarms and immobilizers. There is a chip in the key and a chip in the ignition lock. If both are present, the ECM (engine control module) releases power to the ignition circuit. When you turn the key, the starter spins the engine and you get a spark. If any one of those three items are not in the chain, you get the engine to turn, but no spark. There is no way to beat the system.
The immobilizer is in place to stop exactly what you are trying to do.

Posted by Andrew... on Mar 26, 2016


The immobilizer is in place to stop exactly what you are trying to do.

Posted by Andrew... on Mar 26, 2016

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