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Old 09-13-2018, 02:33 PM
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2004 f150 PATS reset?

If I get a bad transceiver code and change it, do I have to reset the security system somehow?
 
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On a dealer or a locksmith can do it....
 
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Old 09-13-2018, 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by ManualF150 View Post
On a dealer or a locksmith can do it....
Oh okay. I thought I read that if youíre just changing the transceiver that you donít have to have it programmed. I have 2 keys and neither work. I just didnít know if I could change the transceiver and maybe that could solve my issue? Iíve had an issue with my truck starting in park and even neutral. I put it off like an idiot. Iíd just move the shifter back and forth while messing with the key and it would always start.
 
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Old 09-13-2018, 03:55 PM
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I’d just move the shifter back and forth while messing with the key and it would always start.
That's not a PATS issue, it's an issue with the MLPS (neutral safety switch).
 
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Old 09-13-2018, 04:33 PM
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That's not a PATS issue, it's an issue with the MLPS (neutral safety switch).
Yeh I figured that was. I had that issue for a while. But now PATS has my truck locked up. No crank, no start, and the cluster isnít working. Fuel pump makes a ding noise when I turn the key on. Iím just wondering if messing with the key/switch for that long might have damaged the transceiver since itís throwing a code that it isnít working.
 
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Old 09-13-2018, 05:37 PM
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PATS doesn't prevent it from cranking, it just won't start. The MLPS will prevent it from cranking.
 
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Old 09-13-2018, 06:39 PM
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PATS doesn't prevent it from cranking, it just won't start. The MLPS will prevent it from cranking.
Starting with the 2004 NBS, PATS will indeed interrupt the starter on the F150.

If I get a bad transceiver code and change it, do I have to reset the security system somehow?
Nope. The transceiver is just an antenna, it can be replaced as needed without other complications.
 
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Old 09-13-2018, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by projectSHO89 View Post
Starting with the 2004 NBS, PATS will indeed interrupt the starter on the F150.

Nope. The transceiver is just an antenna, it can be replaced as needed without other complications.
Thank you very much!
 
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Old 09-14-2018, 09:44 PM
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Starting with the 2004 NBS, PATS will indeed interrupt the starter on the F150
I stand corrected! Thank you.
 


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