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1998 ford F-150

I took the key switch out of the steering wheel,went to put it back .now the alarm wont stop

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  • tommycaulder Jul 27, 2008

    My alarm engaged and now I can't get it to deactivate. It is the factory anti-theif alarm not a door lock alarm. Help please. My truck wont start until I can get it disengaged.

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If you replaced the tumbler with a new one the key and tumbler have to be programed to match your truck or it will not get the signal to shut off the anti theft,

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