1996 Ford Explorer Q&A

1996 Ford Explorer Question: can not start car with keys,have to press alarm reset button on bottom.

put new battery in and had transmission rebuilt , now car wont start with keys have to press alarm reset button on bottom of steering wheel by the pop open trunck button. what do I do. will I break it always pressing button and turning key at same time to start ignition. -
Answer 1
IS THIS A FACTORY ALARM OR AFTERMARKET? IF ITS AFTER MARKET YOU MAY NEED A NEW CONTROL MODULE. THE BUTTON IS JUST BY APSSING THE WHOLE ALARM SYSTEM. MOST ALRMS HAVE A LIFETIME WARRNTY ON THE MODULES ( CLIFFORD DOES) IF YOU CAN FIND DEALER NEAR U -
Comment 1
It was put in by ford dealership ,thank you for ur response.By bypassing my alarm and pressing button all the time will I break my starter. -
Comment 2
no but sounds like anti theft module has gone bad. if it was installed thru the dealer and not orig equipment its justan aftermarket.find out what kind and call the manf. -