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Cannot turn off security Alarm

Car key will not disable security alarm. Alarm continues to go off until ignition key is turned on. Once ignition key is removed alarm continues going off.

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  • jtarens Nov 03, 2008

    Thanks for the response, as it turns out I had a couple blown fuses. Once I swapped out the fuses I was able to use the fob to turn off the alarm system.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Key won't turn in the ignition

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Car had not been used for several weeks and it needed a jump start. As the battery in the Passat acquired charge and before the Passat engine would start an alarm went off near the rear of the vehicle. When the battery gained enough charge the engine was started but the alarm is still going off. Tried removing the key and putting the key in the drivers side door and turning it to disable the alarm. Tried putting the key in the rear gate to disable the alarm. The engine is off and no keys are in the car and the alarm continues to sound. At this point I think the alarm will continue to go off until the battery is dead. Can anyone tell me how to turn off the alarm. Going to the store now to pick up batters of the remote to see if this helps.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Randomly, when I try and start the car,the engine will turn over but not fire. The alarm light continue to flash. What might the cause be?

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If this is a factory alarm try using the the key in the door lock and turning the door lock manually. I have seen this issue in chrysler models as well. If this does not work try replacing the batteries in the key fob as this will cause falfunctions as well.

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