How do you dissarm an alarm system in a 1997 ford exployer,without having the remote.my remote stopped working we changed the batteries but that wasnt the problem,now we cant start it without the remote,please help.
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Re: 1997 ford exployer
First of all is the key chipped.if so there is a small round coil around the ignition which reads the code off the chip in the key.replace this reader coil and see will it start.the alarm if u open the bonnet will the alarm stop buzzing if it does dissconnect the bonnet switch on the slam panel above one of the headlights.
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Ford sold a Ford branded alarm through the parts department. These sometimes were a dealer installed option on new cars. Mine would randomly stop responding to the remote and I would have the same symptoms as you describe. I had it removed and the original equipment factory system still worked. Be warned, if you have the Ford "accessory" alarm, your key fobs (remotes) are different and the method to program them is different from what you will read online. You can tell if you have the system by looking at your key fob. The standard Mustang key fob is a 4 button (lock, unlock, panic, and trunk). The accessory alarm uses a 3 button remote and clicking unlock twice would pop the trunk. I really wish I had a picture of the remote because there are 3 button Ford key fobs for cars without a trunk release although I don't think you should have one on a Mustang. Long story short, if you have the accessory alarm, you can solve your problem by having it removed but you will need new 4 button key fobs to remotely lock/unlock your doors
If it is a Ford Factory Alarm it should have key FOBS (remotes). Just press the unlock button 2 times and that should stop it. Alarm systems no matter what brand always have remotes. If you have remotes pressing the unlock should disarm the system 99 times out of 100. If that doesn't work then either the battery in the remote is dead, or the remote is broken. Hope this helps. Cobra :-)
The VTSS (Vehicle Theft Security System) might be armed. To dissarm insert and rotate the key on the driver door lock or the passenger door lock or the liftgate door lock. You can also disarm it by pushing the button on the keyless control unit.
sounds like an alarm system that has the horn disconnected,so when you start the vehicle it trips the alarm then resets itself after awhile .see if there is an aftermarket Alarm system under the dash and remove it!
The fule filter is up inside the frame on the drivers side. You will need to get special tools to get it off. Since it is a high pressure system you CANNOT cut it out and replace it. Must get the special tools.