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Old 11-27-2008, 01:53 PM   #1
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Angry Flashing security light

I had a locksmith replaced the ignition switch and the wheel is free, but now the car wont start. Help The little security light flashes real fast!


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Old 11-27-2008, 01:54 PM   #2
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When you replaced the ignition switch, did you get new keys? And are those keys properly coded to the car's PATS?
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Old 11-27-2008, 04:17 PM   #3
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Locksmith made original key fit in new switch.
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Old 11-27-2008, 04:20 PM   #4
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check the fuses and see if anyof the ones regarding the system may have popped. i popped one changinga cluster and the car would,t start.
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If the locksmith made a new key ... it has to be coded to the vehicle. Do the old keys still work? Or is the teething different now?
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He had the original keys recut to match the new ignition.
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The original keys recut? So are you using new keys or the old keys?
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if the light is flashing real fast its a security issue.your going to have the locksmith put computer on it and reset all the key toa new code.i think ford charges 1 hour to do this
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