How does the Perimeter alarm work?
Your car is equipped with a pretty advanced alarm system designed to prevent theft and break-ins. One aspect of that system is the Perimeter alarm. Here’s what you need to know about it:
Make sure all the doors and the trunk are shut.
To pre-arm the system, just press the Lock button on your remote.
Press the Lock button again within three seconds. The horn should beep one time. This tells you everything’s locked up. If it beeps twice, it means a door is open, or the trunk is not shut.
After you press the Lock button twice, the system will arm within 20 seconds. Watch for the parking lights to flash to indicate that the 20-second countdown to arming has started.
You can also pre-arm the system by:
Pressing the Lock button on the driver door with the door open, and then shutting it.
Pressing the 7/8 and 9/10 buttons on the keypad with the driver door closed.
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