1999 ford expidition won't start. Light on dash says theft. What to do?

Asked by Jan 26, 2015 at 04:39 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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PATS problem (passive anti-theft system). If you have another key try it. If you still have issues try it when there is no cell phone in the vehicle or on you. Sometimes (rare) a cell phone can interfere with the PATS keys.

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Time for some reading http://www.aa1car.com/library/troubleshoot_antitheft_system.htm

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