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2005 Ford Focus Question: Passive Anti-theft Sys light on dashboard keeps flashing even when car is locked

 

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akashk, 2.0L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Milford, NH, September 23, 2011, 08:19
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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?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, September 23, 2011, 09:54
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    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/

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