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  1. 1996 Explorer anti-theft or ECM problem

    2nd Generation Explorers | 1995-2001
    Hello all, lots of great information here on this subject but I need a little more help. My 1996 Explorer XLT may or may not have the PATS system. Others on the forum indicate that the 96 year did not come with that system, although mine has the keys with the "S" stamped on it and the "THEFT"...
  2. Intermittent no crank

    3rd Generation Explorers | 2002-2005
    Hi, I have an intermittent no crank condition on a 2003 Explorer. I suspect a PATS issue. Is there a way to bypass PATS? I read somewhere that some replaced a PATS relay in the engine compartment. I don't see one listed in my owners manual. Don't expect the dealer to be able to do much...