Q: Where is the pats module located

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I need to know where the Pats module is located on a 2002 Ford Taurus
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello, thanks for writing in about your Ford Taurus. The PATS module is located on the steering column. It is located under the steering column covers behind the ignition key lock cylinder. If you need some help with this, consider YourMechanic, as one for our mobile technicians can diagnose the issue with the component and help you fix it accordingly.

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