Pats system 2008 ford tauras x theft light blinking

Asked by Jan 14, 2017 at 11:53 AM about the 2008 Ford Taurus X Eddie Bauer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My battery died over the last 2 nights
because of this (anti theft light)
keeps blinking,doors unlock
themselves and locks itself
overnight. After a jump,the car starts
no problem,however when I get to
work, turn the car off, I notice this
light keeps blinking,it's killing my
battery... how do I fix this??

1 Answer

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The light blinking is normal, and not killing your battery. If you had the jumpstart the car, I would suspect the battery is weak. How old is it? Voltage? Batteries last 4-6 years on average. That might explain the locking and unlocking, low voltage will cause strange electrical issues.

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