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How to Disable a Car Alarm
Car alarms can be shut off by starting the car, unlocking the car door, or disconnecting the battery. Maintain your key fob to cancel future alarms.
How to Pick an Alarm For Your Car
Your vehicle is an important part of your everyday life. It is important to protect your vehicle from damage and burglary using a car alarm. A car alarm is an...
How to Reset a Car Alarm
A car alarm that is not working at all or not working properly can be extremely annoying to you and your neighbors. It may also put your...

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HORN BLOWING AND LIGHT STAY ON
If you only have the factory anti theft system on your vehicle then you need to remove the key from the ignition system before reconnecting the battery and lock the doors. Reconnect the battery and then unlock the doors with...
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Are there accurate electrical oil pressure gauges that will beep me when my oil pressure goes too low and how do they work?
Oil pressure reporting systems with programmable audible alarms are readily available. An example is the CruzPro Digital Gauge but there are many other vendors and you really have to do a product comparison and look at all the reviews. Once...
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Yea, I'm wondering how to stop my stock factory alarm from going off. I don't know what I moved that started my alarm to go off in the 1st place.
Hi there. Remove the battery cables and leave the cables off for about 13 minutes. This will clear the immobilizer and the ECM (computer) to a learning mode. Then hook up the battery cables. If the alarm is turned off,...
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Panic buttons is working but alarms is not. How do I turn it on? From toyota corolla 2016
You are most likely not having an issue with the alarm. The system is designed to not arm itself until a certain amount of time after you lock all doors. The system will disable the ignition and activate after about...
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While driving my Pontiac grand am the SECURITY light came on and stayed on. What could be wrong ?
Your car does have a factory security system and you may need to make sure your keys are programmed to the car or it may leave you unable to start the car. Have the system scanned with a dealer or...
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My car alarm keeps randomly going off at night or during a storm. I know one of my door sensors is messed up and it thinks it's op
The alarm system cannot be bypassed to disable the alarm. you will need to locate and repair the defective door latch in order to fix the issue. I know this is not what you wanted to hear but the manufacturer...
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My alarm keeps going off and car won't start after changing battery, what can be wrong?
Hello, and thank you for writing in. When dealing with alarm and starting issues, you are really dealing with a miscommunication with the alarm system. If you have a spare key, try using it to disarm the system and start...
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My car says something about the air bags,and Security System. Is there some way that I could fix it or where can I go?
If the airbag light and security system is detecting faults then the lights will illuminate. You will need to have the systems scanned to find the fault. You can call a mobile mechanic like one from YourMechanic to come and...
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Daughter just had a new battery in her 2005 Ford Focus. She finally got the car alarm to stop. The car wil not start. She is still
If the theft light is still on in the dash when the key is turned to on then the problem may be the theft module got cleared when battery was put in and the module will need reprogrammed to recognize...
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Why does my car alarm not make any sound in my 2015 Toyota Corolla
Hello. The first thing I would need to know would be if this is the factory alarm or an aftermarket alarm. If it is a siren then it may be aftermarket meaning that the siren itself is bad. If this...
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Where is the best place to have an after market alarm removed? It is a Ford Focus .
Most any mechanic like one from YourMechanic can uninstall the alarm system for you or you can go to an automotive alarm installer to have it removed.
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Why my ford ranger 2.2 xlt auto powertrain alarm appear during cold engine running?
The powertrain light is on for the transmission may be low on oil or there is an issue with the oil that is in the transmission. Check the transmission oil level and see if its full. See what color the...
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Battery died, does it have anything to do with alarm going off and not stopping when it was recharged? 2003 GMC Yukon
Hi there - yes, a security/alarm system that continues to beep/honk/whatever, is draining your battery, just like a light that is left on. Most cars make the alarm system go off when the battery is replaced - or when the...
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Car cranks but won't start. Security system was supposedly removed by previous owner.
This vehicle does have a built in factory alarm system and if the system is altered to try to remove it then you would need to either find out what was altered or have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic...
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Sentry key immobilizer lamp was on for a month.
Since your vehicle is having multiple issues with electrical components not working, check to see if there is a bad ground on your chassis and dashboard. A loose or broken ground wire will cause electrical issues to arise and make...
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Jumping dead car battery but alarms keeps beeping? 2002 Honda Accord
Hello - most modern cars "interpret" a battery swap as a possible theft attempt (i.e. hot wiring). To shut off the alarm each time a battery is replaced (or you jump it off from dead), shut the engine off in...
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After unlocking the car from the drivers side, if the passenger door is opened before the key is put in the car the alarm goes off.
The key should only unlock the driver door with one turn and unlock all of the doors with two turns. If the passenger door is unlocking when the driver door is turned with one turn or if the alarm is...
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2008 BMW Z4 alarm won't beep when locking but lights flash and red light blinks under rearview mirror
Hello. If the horn is working normally then you have a programming issue. In most cases the control module for the alarm will need to be reprogrammed by the dealer in order to make it operational again. If the horn...
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My alarm isn't working. The fob lights up when pressed.
It there is anything that is not closed, like a door or trunk lid, the alarm system will not activate. Likewise, if there is a bad switch on any of the doors or the trunk, the module might think that...
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trying to jump dead batt. Panic lights and horn turn on and will not stop as soon as the fourth batt. terminal is connected. Driv
If this is a factory alarm then you may need to have the system reset with a dealer level scanner. If the system is an aftermarket alarm then it may be defective and need to be removed or replaced. I...

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