NOW THE ANTI THEFT IS BLINKING

  • Tiny
  • jc1
  • 1998 Ford Explorer
  • 206,000 miles

Have 98 ford explorer fuel pump went out put new in now the anti theft is blinking. Have done the lock unlock trick to reset and still wont start.

have unhooked battery for 15 mins, put key in outside door left to right and the anti theft is still blinking. Car will not start

Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 8:01 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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When you replaced the fuel pump did you unhook the battery at that time?

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 8:43 PM
  • Tiny
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Yes

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 9:00 PM
  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
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Do you have another key to try?

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 9:01 PM
  • Tiny
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No. Was giving only one when I bought the car 4 years ago

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 9:03 PM
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  • saturntech9
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Sometimes they forget the keys when the battery is unhooked.

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 9:10 PM
  • Tiny
  • jc1
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So. What now get key reprogrammed? Or can u just bypass the antitheft?

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 9:14 PM
  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
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Can't be bypassed, has to be repaired and that may require the dealer.

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 9:16 PM
  • Tiny
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Can a locksmith reprogram the key and system. Instantkey. Trying cheap way too fix. Dealer will cost alot. There has too be a way too fix this stupid thing.

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 9:21 PM
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  • saturntech9
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I would say your best bet would be the dealer since you dont have a back up key to try. And they would have all the equipment to diagnose and repair it.

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 9:21 PM
  • Tiny
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Iam not sure if a lock smith can reprogam those keys. Wrenchtech any thoughts or info on lock smiths programinmg those keys?

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 9:23 PM

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