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Theft Light

2000 Ranger XLT Supercab, 4.0, 4x4 std tran w/od, 160,000mi.

Bought it used, had a spare key made (Ace Hardware for $48)

Why is there a "Theft" light blinking when ignition is off ? This started 2 weeks after replacement key was made, and only used at the store to verify it would work. Is there a way to reset/eliminate it?
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nope that light always flashes when the key is off its the passive anti theft system armed
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nope that light always flashes when the key is off its the passive anti theft system armed
Can I, and do I want to, disable it?

TY for your quick reply.
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no i would leave it alone...it only flashes when the key is off not when the key is on
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You don't want to disable it.
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Thanks everyone. I see the logic of a security system. Just thinking of all the posts describing the horrors of when it "fritzs"
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I have a PATS bypass on my alarm system so I'm not worried about it freaking out on me
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