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Q: To disable alarm permanently

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Hi I lost my alarm remote and and when I try to open my car with the keys the alarm starts and I can't do anything to it please help me

My car has 97000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hey there, sorry to hear about this issue. ...

Hey there, sorry to hear about this issue. Since the key itself is not working, there is likely a fault with the alarm system. If the alarm is a factory alarm then it will need to be repaired by the dealer. If it is an aftermarket alarm system, then have a mechanic come and remove the alarm and arrange the wires back to factory.

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