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Q: Alarm went off in Panic mode

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The alarm went off when key was in Panic mode. Now the horn, trunk, and windows won't work.

A: This sounds like a good time to check the o...

This sounds like a good time to check the owner's manual to see if it mentions this at all. If it's an aftermarket alarm system, it may need to be manually reset through a certain procedure that is model specific. I would suggest having a certified mobile mechanic run a full diagnostic on your electrical system at your home or business.

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