need to replace anti theft module, need location on a 2001 ford ranger


Asked by Feb 05, 2016 at 10:33 PM about the 2001 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XL Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Truck will not start, is in anti theft mode, want to change module, but need the
location of same

3 Answers


It is part of the main computer processor and not serviceable, if it has locked you out totally even after running the reset procedure then a dealer will have to go in and reset the system and possibly do a computer reflash.

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Understand that there is also a simple snap module which allows current to flow to starter if key is recognized? Where is that located?

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That was used back in the late 80's and early 90's but most everything from 96 on has it based in the main computer. So I never heard of a snap module in anything after 96. It's a Ford if the starter fails to kick over with the key just jump the starter relays small post to positive, if the starter is good that will turn it over.

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