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Replaced battery now won't start at all...zero

Battery was really having hard time...took it out to get tested at Autozone...battery very bad...bought new one...put it in and all cables are ON it secure...won't turn over at all...like the alarm has cut the ignition. It's a factory M alarm?

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, pls try these steps:

  • allow the alarm to set off at least for a few seconds;
  • check under the dash area for a pushbutton or a toggle switch;
  • once located, turn on the ignition key;
  • press and hold the spring loaded micro button (red or black) until the alarm chirps once;
  • this indicates that the alarm system has been overridden;
  • at this point only the keyless entry (available) would be operational;
  • the alarm indicator on the dashboard should stop blinking and would be steady lit;
  • this indicates that the alarm has performed a master reset;
  • the above is the override/reset;
  • the same steps has to be repeated to enable regular/user mode.
Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa. Happy Holidays.

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Battery/Main Fuse is Blown-Check and replace.

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