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2001 Ford Mustang - no start

2001 Ford Mustang GT manual, won’t start, but anti theft light flashes. I was driving the car and it just died, wouldn’t start back up.

No CEL light?

Google that symptom, there are more than a few replies. One was, disconnect the battery for 5 minutes, reconnect, turn the key to the ON position but don’t start it, leave it on for 10 minutes and the car will start. Can’t hurt to try it.

Another post indicated a ground wire up on the radiator core support gets corroded and sets the anti-theft. Bad grounds are always a possibility. Clean any and all grounds you find on a car this old.