99 ford windstar theft light on

Asked by Jan 03, 2016 at 04:03 PM about the 1999 Ford Windstar 4 Dr SE Passenger Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi this is the first time using this site so please
help I had to change my head gaskets in my van in
the course of doing that I had to disconnect my
battery well I put everything back together properly
put the battery back in and the theft light tripped I
had a locksmith come out and reprogram the keys
because the Code reads that there was no keys
stored in the system now that he is reprogram the
keys the motor will turn over but the light still
blinks rapidly and no start please help

1 Answer

6,205

If everything else is as it was prior to it not running then you need the locksmith to come back out and finish the job. Theft is a couple of modules that have to be on the same page, sequence number 1 and 1, 2 and 2. If power was supplied to the theft and not the pcm then they will be out of sync, 1 and 3, 2 and 4 etc. Have them erase all keys, reset parameters, and program a minimum of 2 keys to the truck. Unless there is something wrong beyond what you've described this should take care of it.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2000 windstar 3.8 wont crank 4 answers

    2000 windstar wont start. I changed plugs and wires but messed up the sequence tried to start and only puffed smoke from throttle body once. Corrected the sequence,now wont crank. Could I have blown t...

    2000 Ford Windstar

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 windstar won't turn over. 9 answers

    2000 windstar won't turn over. New Battery & starter, checked the Relays & fuses all good. Starter energizes but wont turn over.

    2000 Ford Windstar SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 FORD WINDSTAR HAS PROBLEMS WITH WARNING LIGHTS, DOES ANYONE KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THAT 2 answers

    The warning lights on our Ford Windstar will go crazy at random times. There will also be beeping and the speedometer will also act up.

    2002 Ford Windstar SEL

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • does your ford windstar stall on acceleration? 13 answers

    does your ford windstar stall on acceleration? I NEED to know how to find out if the van stalled when I accelerated How do I find out if the van stalled when accelerated? I had been having problems w...

    2001 Ford Windstar LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford Windstar Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Ford Windstar Experts

#1 JohnBarJB
JohnBarJB
Reputation 520
#2 T_S_T
T_S_T
Reputation 460
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 390
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chrysler Town & Country
549 Great Deals out of 19,953 listings starting at $1,750
Used Dodge Grand Caravan
369 Great Deals out of 34,409 listings starting at $2,499
Used Ford F-150
3,217 Great Deals out of 205,088 listings starting at $1,779
Used Honda Odyssey
370 Great Deals out of 27,550 listings starting at $1,095
Used Ford Explorer
1,207 Great Deals out of 71,148 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Sienna
316 Great Deals out of 25,980 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Caravan
869 listings starting at $3,999
Used Ford Taurus
317 Great Deals out of 21,656 listings starting at $1,771
Used Ford Mustang
582 Great Deals out of 41,214 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford Expedition
536 Great Deals out of 23,971 listings starting at $800
Used Chevrolet Venture
598 listings starting at $1,995