Get a repair manual for your truck, because you will need to cut the wires out of the ignition switch, and bypass the alarm.
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The alarm is part of the programming of the BCM and can not be removed
Your new key chip needs to be mated to the cars computer, this needs to be done at the dealer
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The lock out switch will disable all of the door lock and window switches except for the master switch. It is used in case you have kids and want to disable their switches.
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The factory alarm is part of the engine and body computers. It can not be disabled. It is reset by unlocking the doors with a key or remote.