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2001 Galant alarm wont turn off- have to disconnect battery

Parked Galant in freezing weather, alarm went off , drove it home, had to diconnect battery. When battery is reconnectesd, alarm goes off again. Could it be something other than alarm-- like radiator? or frozen belt or fuel line?

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SOURCE: 1990 Mitsubishi Galant GTi 16v

Have your alternator checked, it sounds like your not putting out enough volts or amps.

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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SOURCE: automatic transmission frozen

U can't shift it out of park because the battery is dead, park is locked until the brak lights are activated (no power no lights), this 12 volt brak light signal un-locks the park solenoid.

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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SOURCE: 1996 neon radiator frozen

it may have cracked the block if its overheating now

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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SOURCE: mitsubishi galant 2000 went dead will turn over but not crank

starter fuse. starter. check the fuses first

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Galant: I replaced the fuel pump on my mitsubishi galant 2...

check fuel pressure

Posted on May 19, 2010

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