Anti theft system (PATS)

Asked by Nov 17, 2016 at 02:21 PM about the 2004 Ford Taurus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2004 ford Taurus.The theft system light is
blinking rapidly on the dash.I tried getting the
computer reset as well as my key reprogrammed.
Still no crank,what else could I do?

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I've also had the starter replaces as well as the starter relay.

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Try spare key if you have one, if not, disconnect battery for 15 seconds, with battery disconnected turn ignition key to on position and reconnect battery while key is in the on position. If this doesn't work, test battery to make sure it's fully charged to 12.4vdc, check battery cables for corrosion and make sure they're tight, check for voltage at the starter solenoid when you try to start it, if no voltage, trace back to starter relay

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