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THEFT LIGHT FLASHING

I have a 2001 ranger and the theft light keeps flashing and it will not do anything when you turn the key on, i changed the key reader around the ignition out and had both keys reprogramed but it only lasts for just a few starts then sarts flashing again and nothing, does the key reader go thru the ECU or the GEM module something is loosing the memory what is it . HELP
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PATS system. yours is on the fritz. have you replaced the module?
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Where is the fritz, I haven't replaced the module
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lol, sig worthy.
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Does anyone know where the Pats module is located on a 2001 ranger
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Prolly the same issue I had
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Does the THEFT light stay on when you try and start the truck?

Is this a stick or auto?

The theft light is suppose to flash, it will stay on for starter disable.
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It flashes real fast and disables everything you can get under the truck and cross the starter and turn the motor over but it will not start I guess that Pats BS kills everything.
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lol, sig worthy.
Done, sorta.... Damn iPhone...

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Does anyone one this forum know where this PATs module is located on the ranger?
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The PATS is under the passenger airbag.

My truck freaked out once with the PATS. I reset the battery and it never came back.


I see you have 2 options, 1 take it to the dealer and get the PATS system fixed, or 2 get a programmer and disable it.

Neither one is cheap.
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