Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I arm the alarm system?

asked by on

How do I arm the alarm system?

A: The vehicle alarm system is automatically a...

The vehicle alarm system is automatically armed whenever you lock the vehicle with your remote keyless entry (RKE) transmitter. If you press the lock button on your RKE transmitter once, the vehicle will wait 30 seconds after all the doors have been closed, and then arm the system. If you press the lock button on the RKE transmitter twice, then the system will arm immediately.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Blinking lights come on upon startup

This signifies that there is a malfunction with the security system. A scan tool will be needed to determine what fault codes are stored. Once the codes are retrieved this will give the mechanic a diagnostic path to follow to...

Q: Key not starting car

Hi, it sounds like your battery is too low on charge to get the engine started. The battery would still be able to power lights and other small things, but turning the engine over takes a lot of power. If...

Q: What does the daytime running lamps (DRL) on light mean?

The daytime running lamps (DRL) on light is located on your instrument panel. When the DRL on light is illuminated, the DRLs are in use. When the DRLs are turned off, the DRL on light will disappear.

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...