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B1601 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for August 2011

PATS Received Incorrect Key Code From Ignition Key Transponder


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC B1601
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2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: IMEFM66L6Y
B1601: PATs incorrect key. This Mercury Mistake has been at my shop for over a month. Used car dealer bought it at an auction. It started cutting out on the way back and when it finally quit there was a no crank condition. He later found out this car was towed to the auction. It had sig...
August 29, 2011
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: IMEFM66L6Y
B1601: PATs incorrect key. This Mercury Mistake has been at my shop for over a month. Used car dealer bought it at an auction. It started cutting out on the way back and when it finally quit there was a no crank condition. He later found out this car was towed to the auction. It had sig...
August 29, 2011