Originally Posted by ThinICE
Removing a programmer or chip from the 02 7.3L PCM which results in a crank no start generally means the PCM is crap. I worked with Ford Diesels for a long time and this is not a good sign. Tow the truck to a Ford dealer, or get a cheap code scanner, and run the system for codes... no data = new PCM.
again google it and you will find it is actually common that a chip or tuner will trip the theft system. before tow bills and dealer prices. how hard is it to take 20 minutes tops and try what i posted.