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Alarm systems serve the purpose of protecting one’s family and property. A majority of these systems detect dangers such as fire or intrusions. The system is a collection of control panels, key pads, sensors, sirens and a central monitoring station.
ALARM SYSTEMS USUALLY HAVE A MODULE OR "BRAIN". IT IS MOST LIKELY A SQUARE BLACK PLASTIC BOX ABOUT 5 OR 6 INCHES LONG WITH THE CIRCUIT BOARDS INSIDE. THERE ARE WIRING HARNESSES THAT PLUG INTO THIS MODULE. IF YOU UNPLUG ALL OF THE WIRING HARNESSES AND REMOVE THE MODULE IT WILL NO LONGER OPERATE...OBV…
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hey, you will probly need to go to your ford dealer nearest you.
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I don't have an answer yet but I do know that the antitheft works to interrupt the power to the fuel pump. Mine has just started coming on at random times so I will be doing some more trouble shooting to find the problem and the cure.   I have the same problem with my acheiva because of disco…
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To unhook a factory alarm system look for the alarm brain on the dash and Cut the two red and blue wires. Reconnect the wires and the alarm will be reset it self.
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Sure it could be, but not necessarily. Maybe the bulb burned out. Maybe the fuse blew? If your incapable of checking these out, take it back to the alarm installer and nicely explain what happened and they will probably take care of it even if they didn't cause it. Certainly don't accuse them since…
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if the car has been in a wreck or bumped something solid it (might) have an inertia switch that needs 2 b reset.
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Take a test light connect it to a good ground and find the wire that has 12volts or "lights up" the test light ONLY when turning the key to the full start position and will not light on accessory or run.
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Try disconnecting the negative battery cable from the battery.   You can remove the fuse in the fuse block however don't forget to put it back in or the car won't start good luck
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Find the power wire to the speaker and cut it. Some factory alsrms have security devices included in them.   disconnect the horn.... then pull the fuse once inside for the hazards
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Go to talk remote starts installers, they will help you for sure.
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You may ned to adjust the sensitivity of the motion detector. The wind is probably blowing, or a cat is walking across the car and causing the alarm to activate.   my camaro was doing the same thing and i found a bad ground. check and clean all cassis grounds
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I know that if you have an aftermarket radio it will make it go off. the stock radio goes through the computer. you have to run a separate constant and acc power to your radio. or if you have a draw on the power to the fusebox in the engine compartment. .
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SRS malfunctioning. Take the vehicle to the dealer for repair.   take the vehicle to a dealer
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Exactly how is going to depend on who installed the alarm. There would be a relay which (likely) breaks the starter cable. You'd need to locate this relay and reconnect the starter cable where the relay has been inserted. Not much help, I guess, but for what it's worth.If you know where the alarm mo…
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Read the instructions that came with the aftermarket alarm and follow them.
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Remove the fuse. There is no fuse for the alarm. It would have to be disconnected from under the hood. see your local Chrysler dealer. The factory alarm is an integral part of the engine and body computers. It can not be disconnected.
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- Open the box underneath the dash left side and remove the fuse - 11/13/09: I am experiencing this problem now. I called a Hyundai Dealership Service Dept and they said to put key in ignition, turn it to the on position, wait one minute, then turn to off position and pull key out and this should …
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This is what worked for us!Hi, We just experienced a similar problem on a 95 Cirrus.The alarm can be deactivated by finding the right wire and deactivating it with a powered resistor. HOWEVER after several weeks of perseverence here is what we found; First check to see if your vehicle had a factory …
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not saying your wrong but there is a certain way you do it but i cant tell you because i really shouldn't but is another one jump out
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Installing an alarm on this vehicle is not much different than any mid-90's GM auto.If you're installing a remote starter combo then you might have to learn how to by-pass the VATS system.That is the factory anti-theft device that comes on this car.
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try disconnect the battery 4 about 10 min's then try it if it doesnt work take it to a shop
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If you do not have the keyless entry key fob, you can use the key. Insert the key in the door, turn to unlock and hold. If this does not work try turning to the unlock position 2x with in 5 second (the same as unlocking all the doors from the driver's side).New :My 1995 Chyrsler Cirrus had this rand…
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Just break through the window rip the wires out from under the steering wheel and cut all of them. The alarm should be temp disabled. Warning: You may get arressted. Caution: Free ride in Police Car.You can do this by turnning your key forward, disconnect the battery cable, let it stay off for about…
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To enter a locked 1991 cadillac without a remote, simply use the key to unlock either front door lock. If all is working properly, the system will disarm. Arm /Disarm switches are integral with the front door lock cylinder and interior door lock switches. The system will automatically arm when using…
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If it is a after-market alarm just look under the kick panel below the steering wheel. Disconnect the connectors to the alarm it should deactivate the alarm. The relay of the alarm should switch power to normal operation.
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take it to a Chevy dealer they will look up your password and help you turn off the loc
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This is a highly specialized question. Due to the enormous variety of anti-theft systems, there is no one answer. Check your owner's manual, online at the manufacturers website, or from the dealer/store you bought it at. many times simply removing the negative cable(black-) from its terminal and…
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It is against federal law for a dealership to tell you your warranty is automatically void.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVRYj7fLqPwBut be careful who installs your remote start. No licensing on the local, state, or federal level is required for ANY shop! If a Remote start is installed improperly a…
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There might be bypass kits available on the internet for your car depending on which security system you have. The only other option would probably be to replace the security system itself.
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most factory alarms cannot be programmed for anything besides their initial set up without adding additional parts  Yes you can. Go to www.fordmondeo.org and have a nose around the forums. I did so with my car and the doors now lock as soon as I drive off - I have a MK3 Mondeo.
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A person can get a layout for this cars factory fitted alarm systems in the cars maintenance manual. It can also be obtained in the repair manual or with the original alarm system.
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this when help me open the hood on the right side of the radiator has a module or relay it sayz csi pull it out and what a couple of seconds then put it back in then try check your alarm it should workby chris from Hawaii aloha  I have my 1993 Mazda in the shop right now because of the anti-th…
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Turn the key into the off position, then turn all the way on with out turning the motor over and let it sit like that for 10 min without touching it. This will reset the anti theft program in the cars computer. After 10 min turn the key to the off position and then try to start the car. It works eve…
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When turned on, by the door key in the left front fender or driver door lock, it will sound a horn alarm if the doors or hood are opened. The actual horn alarm is located either inside the driver side front or rear fender. Mine still works! I removed the inside driver side door panel on my '77 and …
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ok its real simple, the only thimg you have to do is pull the fuse, the alarm will deactivate
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depends what you mean by "reset" and what model as the gtv/spider have a meta system....if its a 156/166 then you press and hold the lock button on your key for 80 secs......wait for the light to stop flashing and that's it, it's off...repeat procedure to re activate it Open and read your owner's m…
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try pressing the brake and pressing the switch on the shifter. we couldn't get ours started or the alarm to go off(disabled) until we had it all the way in park and that button had something to do with the ignition. we don't know why but it worked.
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what all is it doingi have a 99 mystique and my CPU went out and i had to find a new CPU but what my car did was try to start but it couldn't what i would do is take to a dealership and find out if it is the security system first off then i would go and replace any thing that is wrong with the vehic…
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"The security resistor on your key may be dirty or dead. Try a new key from GM. It will come programmed right from the dealer. Another possibility is that your ignition key also has a resistor in it. That can only mean that there is a passkey system such as the one used in a 1994 Buick Regal Custo…
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Answer This worked for me: open the car with the door key. Sit in and shut the door. Now operate the door lock using the lock tab on the drivers door four times very quickly ((lock then open four times). Press the close button on the fob. If the door locks again, you've done it. May well work f…
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Insert the key as normal, but do not turn key all the way. Stop at "acc" accessory, wait no less than 10 min. (I waited 12 once). From "acc" you should be able to start the vehicle. This is called a Passkey re-learn procedure. Basically resetting the computer to recognize your encoded key. Dealershi…
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The batteries in my hand held remote started getting weak and the car alarm would go off as soon as I tried to start the car everytime so I took the remote apart and took the batteries out until i could find new batteries for it. I just use the key with no problem with alarm anymore.
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Just did a 1995 f150 xlt, it was a pain, finding the wires for the door locks was the worst! Hook them right or you will fry the door motors or alarm! What do you need to know! Wiring diagram, color codes, what type of alarm are you installing! Let me know! I will check back on this site tomorrow!
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To reset the computer in a car disconnect the negative battery terminal until you her a click ( it will be about 5 mins), then it is done.
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cont; I need to know to same...somebody HELP!!! Hi my name is jeff, on my 1985 corvette there is a little black box about the size of my hand with several wires going in2 it. this box is located on the passanger side by the ecm...i believe if you just unplug it that it will not effect a…
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Hey - I have the same probalem with a 1988 240 I bought for my daughter. The only thing that I have found out so far is that you have to get a remote from the dealer and that cost $90.00. I will let you know if I find out anything else adn I would love it if you let me know if you find anything out.…
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Ok, I have an active dealer code figured out. You're going to need to take a pen and paper with you out to the car. 1) Go out to your car, and put the key to the 'on' position (not run). When the radio turns on, press and hold #2 and #3. After about ten seconds, three numbers will appear on the sc…
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im not sure....but if this helps but i have an 85 and i think there is a moduel that is on the right passanger side under the area ware the feet go and you have to take the carpet panel out...on my car i believe its there and also the computer is there that has alot of wires going it2 it so dont unp…
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What I did on my 94 Jeep GC Limited. It came with a remote for the locks and security, but I no longer have it. On the roof of the inside of the car where the front map lights are there is a screw, once you undo that screw you can just pull the whole assembly down and there is a harness with connect…
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The method for reseting this alarm system sounds a little goofy. But, here is how I have to reset mine: While sitting in the drivers seat, open the passenger door and leave it opened. Turn the key off and on to the accessory position five times. Open and close the driver's door three times. Shut the…
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On my 2003 I can hold down on the drivers side lock until you hear a chime then a few seconds after you close the door it will lock and arm
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requires the ignition key lock and unlock drivers door this should reset the alarm. i found that it only works on passenger s door and only turning toward back seat looking for an easier way running around the truck really bites
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well i have a viper 5000 and i changed the battery and nothing changed im not sure about other viper alarms though
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I am not familar with how to disengage the anti thief it is a resitor or chip,Get one made at the dealership you will need your VIN and some ID.
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The fuse for your alarm is the same one that wont let your car start if its out so you cant just pull the fuse most likely youll have to take it ti a dealership or have someone who knows what there doing disconect it cause if not there goes your whip
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A 1993 Honda Civic alarm has an available program mode. To enable program mode place the key in the on position and press lock on the remote control 3. Do this three times in five seconds. Once in program mode the alarm can be reset.
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the answer is that you need to go to a firestone or certified Pontiac dealership to find out. They have most of the codes on a computer database, but try 4663757AVW556VVC
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My remote has a red button,to lock the system, black button to open the system, and a green button to put on the lights. How May I replace this remote without getting a stimullus grant from the government.
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If your computer mysteriously restarts itself with no prompts, this is a major sign that your power supply is not providing enough power to your computer. You cannot harm your hardware by not offering enough power, so don't be worried about that. Things that spin eat up the most power, such as fans,…
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on a 97 lumina / Monte Carlo, there is a black wire with a plastic connectere in the right hand side (passenger) of the trunk. ground it out by touching it to metal, bam! you will hear the door locks reset
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http://en.allexperts.com/q/Car-Alarms-1513/Car-alarm-2000-VW-1.htm
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There are two solutions for this problem, that either is resulting from a harness ground or a loose connection between the airbag sensor plugs.Try these the steps below1. Turn the key from off to on. 2. Watch the airbag light closely. It will stay on for a few secs. and then as soon as it blinks of…
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goto Toyota and get the magic key programing secquience it will be something like open door, insert key, remove key rub top of head, just like the secret level on playstation................and the secquence is very spsfic to you year model, other year/model secquences will not work, i have tried ov…
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I took apart my remote and found out the button was off where it was suppose to be so I took some glue, glued the button down, and voila, it now works like a charm! Answer have you checked to batteries in the remote?
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No,it will mess up your computer.
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If the alarm is sounding (horn honking/lights flashing) you push thepanic button on your key fob to shut it off.The alarm is disarmed when you unlock your door(s) by using thekey, keyless entry pad, or the unlock button on your key fob.
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Yes it will keep it from starting. Take it to a repair shop to have it repaired. There may be something in the owners manual. jd
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NO is the simple answer, due to the nature of the system and the reason for its existence it is difficult if not impossible to disable. any attempt to disable it may render the car undrivable. robb  NO is the simple answer, due to the nature of the system and the reason for its existence it is…
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In its interior part
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Yes, on a Series One 3800 V6 use a shorter belt... AutoZone Duralast Multi-V belt Part Number 795K6.. which is basically a 79 1/2 inch belt. I routed the belt exactly as the diagram shows, just omitting the Supercharger. I took it to a mechanic I trust afterward (even though he said it couldn't be d…
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Close all doors,turn your key 1/4 towards ignition,press and hold the flashing red alarm light for 5 seconds and this should disarm the system.
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Answer 96 200sx factory alarmi disabled mines by pulling the fuses & relays that are under the hood...shortly there after(two weeks) i had trouble with my starter not sure if its related or not still haven't figured out the starter deal. I swapped starters & I still have to kick start the ca…
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Answer : need cost effective spare keysFor vehicles having secured entry devices a locksmith is able to make extra entry after verifying that yoy are in fact the owner of TITLE (NOT by the registration, only ownership of TITLE. This is the most cost effective way I am aware to reach your goal. The o…
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To reset the alarm system on a 1999 Lincoln Town car without the use of a key fob the brain must be deactivated. Find the brain and unplug it.
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The relay switch on a 1997 Chrysler Town and Country mini van is located on the front bumper reinforcement. It is controlled by the PCM (Powertrain Control Module).
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The theft deterrent system is built into the Body Control Module. There are sensors and switches that affect the BCM throughout your car so you need to be more specific as to what you're looking for.
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the answer is unfortunatly no since 85 caprices were carborated you cant use remote starters. since you have to manualy set the choke it wont start until you step on the gas and all that nonsense
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I found that you need to check all of the door sensors to make sure they aren't sending incorrect messages that the door is being opened after the alarm is set. From what i have found this has to do with the battery. If the battery is low the Alarm will start to go off what appears at random.
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i don't know ANYTHING about cars, but i read in another bulliten that there is a red wire that runs to the battery (completely visable) and all you have to do is unscrew the bolt and unhook the skinny red wire.i wouldn't take this as the best advice but, its all i know
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Opening a car door using a cellphone It is not possible. Remote key-less systems operate by broadcasting radio waves on a particular frequency and modern systems implement encryption to prevent car thieves from intercepting and spoofing the signal.. Either way radio signals are outside the range of …
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Answer Do you mean how to reset the alarm system if it goes off? If so I had to disconnect my battery cable so it could reset itself. The dealer told me to use the key on the passenger side door and unlock it. This should stop the alarm. But mine didn't work. Good Luck. I've found with mine th…
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Ok, a bit of work is involved in terminating a factory NISSAN alarm system. Normally, you would insert the key in the drivers door, turn left, then right to disarm and reset it. If yours is malfunctioning, you can disable it for good by doing the following: The FACTORY ALARM DISARM WIRE IS wh…
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WELL, WHEN MY THEFT LIGHT FLASHED AND WOULDN'T START THERE WAS WATER IN MY OIL, THE COOLING FAN WENT OUT , BLEW A HEAD GASKET AND CRACKED THE BLOCK, ALL WITHIN 5 MINUTES, THE CAR SITS IN MY PILE OF CRAP CARS IVE HADGranted that your car is still in operating condition, one of two things has gone wro…
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what we do is disconnect the positive battery line. leave it off for a few seconds, then reconnect it . that normally stops the funkyness. if it acts like ours did, its because it needs a new battery, they lights flickered and beaped and the locks locked all by themselves. it was weird! try a new ba…
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To disable a factory installed alarm on a 1999 Mercury Cougar, place the key in the ignition. Turn the key only halfway and let it sit in that position for 10 minutes before starting the vehicle.
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The remote keyless entry module on the 2004 Kia Optima is located under the driver's side dash. To find it, open the door and look up under the dash.
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The Alarm does not affect key removal. If your key will not come out and your key cylinder is all the way turned to off then the cylinder is bad. If you can not turn the key all the way off then you have a shift linkage adjustment problem or break pedal switch bad or adjustment problem.
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This happend to my dad's 2001 Dodge Durango. It turned out to be an electrical problem. Some wire (s) leading to the locks is either shorted out or corroded wire some place.
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To disable the factory alarm on a 2000 Mercury Villager, put the key in the ignition and turn it halfway. Let it stay in the spot for 10 minutes and start the car.
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Bad turn signal flasher?Try first to see if fuse is weak or blown out. There is a main fuse box in the trunk of my "98" bhind the seat on the left. Also the flasher is located on the base of the stering colum under a removeable dashboard panel behind another cover with 3 or 4 screws. My flasher work…
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1. The most likely culprit on Aerostars is the sensor mounted to the front of the top horizontal radiator support, visible through the grille. It looks like a little grey box retained by a single bolt (I think). What happens is that corrosion develops between this sensor and the thing it's bolted to…
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I replace engine but now it wont start.
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my ignition on my Honda accord will not turn over all of a sudden.could this have something to do with the viper alarm? thanks
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alarm disablement fronterathere is a horn under the bonnet just in front of the driver, just unclip wires from actual horn
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if the display says "service theft alarm" or "key not accepted" put the key in the ignition, press the unlock button on the key several times and turn it it will start
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You can not disable, it is part of the body computer. Unlocking the drivers door with the key should turn it off if it is activated.
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Pull the radio/dash fuse on the left side of the dash and plug it back in
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