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Q: Alarm preventing startup

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My car alarm keeps going off and I can't start my car.

A: Hi there. Sounds to me that your vehicle&#3...

Hi there. Sounds to me that your vehicle's anti-theft system is malfunctioning. This will disable your vehicle's ignition not allowing you to start it. I would suggest having a certified mechanic look more in depth at your vehicle's starting issue. They will be able to recommend a fix to have this problem resolved.

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