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How do i fix a pats theft light flasshing fast??

(1999 Ford F-150)
in New Bedford, MA on March 03, 2018
My truck has this theft light flashing fast and it cut off my fuel. How to fix this??
What seems to make the problem better or worse? Engine turns but no start
How long have you had this problem? One weak
Tags: ford, f 150
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on March 03, 2018
You have a very common issue. And here is how to read the code it has stored:

The code will tell you why the theft light is flashing, and then you will need the repair manual to run through the diagnostic flow chart.
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on March 03, 2018
try your spare PATS key,see if same thing happens. any work been done on it recently,like replacing the heater core,dropping the steering column?
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