IGNITION TROUBLE

  • Tiny
  • CaroleM
  • 1999 Ford F-250
  • 99,999 miles

1999 Ford F250: Initially, the key would not turn. Starter switch was removed. Tried to start truck with a screwdriver. Truck will turn over, but not start. We think it is something with the security system. Is there a way to bypass this or some other solution? This is a regular key, not one that shows a visible chip.

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 11:31 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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Is the security light on?

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 AT 12:02 AM
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Yes, the security light is on and blinking.

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 AT 12:07 AM
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  • saturntech9
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Is there a cylinder your turning or is the ignition cylinder out of it?

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 AT 12:22 AM
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Also is it a super duty or regular F250?

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 AT 12:23 AM
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Check out the info I posted says it uses a coded key so wont start with a screwdriver. You will have to replace the ignition cylinder and relearn the new key.

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 AT 12:27 AM
  • Tiny
  • CaroleM
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@saturntech9
"Is there a cylinder your turning or is the ignition cylinder out of it?"

The cylinder is out.

"Also is it a super duty or regular F250?"

A regular F250.

Thanks so much for your time!

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 AT 12:28 AM
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Read above what I posted you need a new cylinder to make it start.

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 AT 12:30 AM
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  • cadieman
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Ck for fuel pressure and spark

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 AT 12:43 AM
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I think you're right about the cylinder and then the key will have to be re-programed or a new key and new programming?

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 AT 12:44 AM
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Please read above cadieman they are trying to start it without a key or cylinder the security light is on.I also posted above that this truck uses a coded key to start it so a screwdriver isnt going to start it. So checking fuel pressure is useless at this point. Dont you agree?

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 AT 12:46 AM

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