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2004 Ford Mustang Deluxe 2dr Coupe

2004 Ford Mustang
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Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Subcompact
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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February 17, 2013, 4:07 pm

Dustin M
 

Question: Bought new ignition cylinder

I recently purchased a new ignition cylinder and it came with keys but no transponder keys..I put the ignition cylinder in my car it turns over but will not start and the security light keeps blinking what do I do?


February 22, 2013, 4:29 pm

Ron W
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Sounds lie you have the wrong cylinder. (possibly for an older vehicle.) You are gong to have to contact Ford to see if there is a special programming that needs to be done to link the antitheft to the new keys, But if they are not transponder keys, you may need to redo the whole job.


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