my 2004 ford explorer has been sitting and not driven for a month due to illness. Now it will not start but the theft light is flashing. Battery is new. Please advise.


Asked by Jan 24, 2015 at 05:33 PM about the 2004 Ford Explorer

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3 Answers


Are you using the original master key, or a valet key?


since the battery was completely dead now the antitheft system has to be reset im not sure how to go about it on 2004 but go to a ford forum you will find your answer there

Bob Beaman

Try another key. Also sometimes cell phones can effect the PATS system. Make sure you don't have a cell phone in you pocket and try again.

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