Question about 1999 Mercury Tracer
Anti theft light should blink every few seconds.
try disconnecting the battery for 15 minutes.
Anti-Theft-Perimeter The perimeter anti-theft system consists of the following components:
Up to four keyless entry remote transmitters (15K601) can be programmed at one time.
The keyless entry remote transmitters :
Refer to Section 501-14B.
Inputs and Outputs
The remote anti-theft personality (RAP) module receives input from the following components for anti-theft operation:
The anti-theft system can be armed if:
NOTE: If the theft LED does not flash after 30 seconds, check the LED FLASH PID to see if the feature is enabled.
The anti-theft system will be armed when the lock button on the keyless entry remote transmitter is pressed, all doors are closed and 30 seconds have elapsed.
When the system is armed, the THEFT indicator will flash quickly until the system is triggered or disarmed.
NOTE: Using a key in a door lock cylinder to unlock is not a valid method of disarming the anti-theft system.
NOTE: If the driver arms the system and remains in the vehicle, an untriggered system can be disarmed by turning the ignition switch to the ON position.
An untriggered alarm system can be disarmed by pressing the unlock button on the keyless entry remote transmitter.
NOTE: If the hood or trunk are open when the system is armed, it must be closed and opened again before it can trigger an alarm.
An armed anti-theft system can be triggered by the following conditions:
The deck lid door, liftgate, hood or any door is opened using a key, inside door handle, hood release, etc.
When the RAP module is supplied power the first time at the vehicle assembly plant, the system will be in the disarmed state. The RAP module will remember whether it is armed, disarmed or triggered in its non-volatile memory. When the battery positive cable is removed and then reconnected, the system will return to the state it was in just before the battery was disconnected. If the system is in any prearm state, then the system will return to a disarmed state when the battery is disconnected and then reconnected.
Posted on Nov 10, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Not trying to steal your solution, but trying to clean up the unanswered page:
There are two possible answers here:
The simple one: Use your remote control's "unlock" button to reset the anti-theft system.
or a more comlex one that seems to work: (From the original post)"I found out that you remove the horn fuse, shut the doors, put the key in and unlock it two times then put the fuse back in...it resets the anti theft..."
Posted on Apr 21, 2009
On a 2003 Chevy Maibu the theft system light comes on and blinks when the system is triggered. The car will not start and the fuel pump cuts out. You must turn key to on and have all doors closed. Keep the key to on for 10 mins til theft light turns solid and then disappears. Then turn key to start and it should fire up.
Posted on Aug 07, 2010
you need to call a lock smith guy most of they have the machine to do it. or call arrown to se what shop has a ford scan tool
it has to be a scan tool only to do fords.
Posted on May 28, 2008
Either you may be using a key that you had copied from the original or your chip went bad in your original key. Most of cars now a days have the key censor in the key so if it is the incorrect key it will not start your car or if it does not read that chip it will not start
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
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