I got mugged

Asked by Jan 20, 2017 at 10:57 PM about the 2004 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I pulling out of a parking lot and was
stopped and someone jerked my car into
park and tried to take my keys doing so he
pulled my key apart after I got beat up I
tried to get in my car and start it with a key
nub and the car wouldn't start so I noticed
I could pop my key back together but my
car still wouldn't start the theft light is
flashing fast any reset buttons or any good

3 Answers


Wow, crazy story. Not sure how the key fell apart from grabbing it. The back plastic part of the key has the transponder chip in it. If you tried to start the car without it, the theft light will go on. Do you have another key at home you can use? You can try disconnecting the battery for a 15mins to clear the system. Reconnect, press unlock on the fob, put the key in and try restarting.


Not sure I can believe a story from someone with the handle Bs666


Just an atheist probably praying for help!

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