Having problems with your 2004 Ford Taurus ?

Car engine wont turn over

\015 While driving the vehicle the theft alarm started blinking and the car\015\012dies,and later when i try to start it all the lights turn on and the\015\012engine wont turn over. how do i fix it??? The ford model is a 2004 Ford\015\012Taurus we tried Try to set the steering column in a different position\015\012and retry starting the vehicle. The main thing is to watch the theft\015\012light. If if is accepting the key, then the light will come on and go\015\012out. If the light is flashing then the system is still in shut down\015\012mode. after changing the steering column position it will take the key\015\012but now the engine wont turn over to show it is even trying to start\015\012what do i do???\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 10-12-2018

Answers :

It sounds like either the key is going bad (chip inside) or the PAT's immobilizer system is not detecting a key is inserted with the correct code. If you remove the column surround you will see connectors just make sure all of these are secure, watch the yellow one do not disconnect it as its the airbag and theres a chance of it deploying.\015\012
\015\012Also try your spare ignition key if you have one.
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\015\012If all is ok i'm afraid you may need to make a trip to ford for them to diagnose, the pat's system works well almost too well sometimes. i deal alot with them while installing remote starts and when they go wrong its almost always the dealer to resolve it. They have the computer software to test the system.\015\012
\015\012Sorry,
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