Need help in troubleshooting car alarm systems? This short post will cover few tips to reset a factory car alarms where you can ensure both the safety and function of your vehicle.

Below are 3 tips to reset a factory car alarms:

Unlock the Car Manually

  • Close all of your car doors.
  • Insert one key in the door lock and cycle it to the “Lock” position, and then back to the “Unlock” position two times. Leave the key in the lock cylinder.
  • Enter your car and insert your key into the ignition cylinder.
  • Cycle the key in the ignition from the “Off” position to the “On” position twice in a row. The alarm will emit a chirping sound after turning the ignition to the “On” position the second time. This will reset the alarm, making it ready for reprogramming (if necessary). Source: eHow

Turn On your Car

Put the key in the ignition, and turn the car on. If this doesn’t turn off the alarm, try turning on and off the dashboard lights a few times without revving up the engine. Source: wikiHow

Utilize Common Tricks

To reset the remote of a factory-installed car-alarm system, consult instructions in the vehicle’s owner’s manual. Many late-model vehicles require the use of a scan tool, programmed with specifications from the manufacturer, in order to reset a factory remote. The remote links to the onboard module that controls keyless entry and alarm functions via the scan tool. Older vehicles may allow vehicle owners the option of resetting the remote by following a specific procedure. The steps necessary to reset the remote vary from manufacturer to manufacturer. Source:  ebay

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