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Alarm system draining battery

My factory alarm is draining my battery. If i take out the alarm module will this solve the problem.

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  • dodsonj Dec 10, 2008

    Have other people had problems with the factory alarm in 93; jeep cherokees

  • rcolquhoun20 Dec 12, 2008

    My 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee factory alarm will not allow my vehicle to start and my battery is drained.Closed all the doors and it still wont start also removed the module and that didnt help. What can I do at this stage?

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The Grand cherokees are famous for the alarm modules malfunctioning. If you simply remove the module the Jeep probably will not start. It will most likely have to be replaced and this requires removing most of the panels from the dashboard. I would also check the relays for the system which are located under the glove compartment. One of these could be shorted out causing the system to drain the battery.

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That will be a good place tp start. Do this just to make sure that it is the alarm system and nothing else.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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