Hi, I think the Passive Anti-theft System (PATS) of my 2005 Ford Focus ZX4 SES has gone bad. The car starts but the PATS light in the dash board keeps flashing if I turn the ignition off, also when the key if removed from the ignition and when I get out of the car and lock it. In all the above instances the PATS light keeps flashing. How can I reset it or whats wrong with the car?
Passive Anti-theft Sys light on dashboard keeps flashing even when car is locked on 2005 Ford Focus
by akashk in Milford, NH on September 23, 2011
ANSWER by patrick mannion on September 23, 2011
I think it is supposed to flash to alert a wood be thief that your car has an alarm system! Is it explained in your owner's manual. Check here http://repairpal.com/automobile-owners-manuals-online or try this link you may be able to down load a free copy of the owner's manual for your vehicle http://www.autousermanual.com/