1996 Ford Taurus ignition

Tiny
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1996 Ford Taurus Front Wheel Drive Automatic

we changed the ignition switch with anti theft in it. Its in a 96 ford focus. The car starts but the theft light flashes an then the car shuts down. We was told the codes needs changed. Can or how do I do that. We dont have the old key because it was lost. Thank you
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Sunday, March 28th, 2010 AT 10:06 AM

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KEY PROGRAMMING USING DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS
PROCEDURE #1
1 key required. Cycle key to RUN. Enter "Ignition Key Code Erase." Disconnect Tool and leave key in RUN for 20 seconds. Cycle key to OFF and then RUN.
PROCEDURE #2
2 keys required. Cycle key 1 to RUN. Enter Security Access on the PATS control function module. Select "Ignition Key Code Erase." Disconnect Tool and leave key in RUN for 20 seconds. Cycle key 1 to OFF, then RUN, and back to OFF. Cycle key 2 to RUN.
PROCEDURE #3
2 keys required. Cycle key 1 to RUN. Select "Ignition Key Code Erase." Disconnect Tool and leave key in RUN for 20 seconds. Cycle key 1 to OFF, then RUN, and back to OFF. Cycle key 2 to RUN.
SPARE KEY PROGRAMMING USING DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS
PROCEDURE #4
Cycle an unprogrammed key in ignition to RUN. Enter Security Access on the PATS control function module. Select "Ignition Key Code Program." Disconnect Tool and leave key in RUN for 20 seconds.
SPARE KEY PROGRAMMING USING PROGRAMMED KEYS
PROCEDURE #5
1 key required. Cycle key 1 to RUN, then OFF. Cycle new key to RUN.
PROCEDURE #6
2 keys required. Cycle key 1 to RUN, then OFF. Cycle key 2 to RUN, then OFF. Cycle new key to RUN.
REPLACING PATS CONTROL MODULE OR PCM
PROCEDURE #7
Cycle a key in ignition to RUN. Enter Security Access on the PATS control function module. Select "Parameter Reset" and then Exit Security Access. Perform a PCM Keep Alive Memory (KAM).
PROCEDURE #8
Cycle a key in the ignition to RUN. Enter Security Access on the PATS control function module. Select "ICM/PCM Parameter Reset." Select "PCM/TCM Parameter Reset" and then Exit Security Access (type F).
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