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I replaced a battery in my 2001 pontiac montana n the lights started blinking as if the alarm was going off.i hit the unlock n lock button n the blinking stopped. i have power,lights n radio but van wont start.what can i do to get it started or do i have to reset it? if so how do i do that?

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It can be any of the car doors not got properly locked or the door is locked but the switch is not sensing the door locked. Open and close each door again properly.

Or else its problem with any of switch wiring getting in contact with alarm wiring causing it to happen.

And last thing alarm connections need to be inspected. It's getting short somewhere in between.


There are few help links with solutions, to troubleshoot these types of problems. I suggest going through these links.


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Volvo car alarm keeps going off for no reason

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/07/volvo-car-alarm-keeps-going-off-for-no.html

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Alarm keeps going OFF

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/07/alarm-keeps-going-off.html

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2009 Toyota Camry: Hood Switch causing Alarm to go OFF?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/04/2009-toyota-camry-hood-switch-causing.html

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Ford Pickup Alarm will not disengage?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/ford-pickup-alarm-will-not-disengage.html

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Mitsubishi Diamante: Factory Security Alarm will not go Off

http://www.howtorepairguide.com/2012/11/mitsubishi-diamante-factory-security.html

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Toyota Avalon Factory Alarm will go off?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/toyota-avalon-factory-alarm-will-go-off.html

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Chevrolet Tahoe Hood open warning on dash and alarm sounds?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/chevrolet-tahoe-hood-open-warning-on.html

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These details will help.

Thanks.

Posted on Nov 28, 2012

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SOURCE: Resseting alarm lockout in 2001 Pontiac Sunfire

turning left and stalling sounds like your power steering pressure switch is bad.as for other problem try unlocking drivers door using the key this should reset the factory alarm. also make sure you didn't miss a wire when reconnecting bat. look for 12gauge red wire near bat. this goes to computer if not connected car will crank but not start.

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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SOURCE: radio code

there is posably a radio code in the owners manual otherwise i would say that your best bet is to take it in to a "dealer" there is a code on the radio that matches your vin then the company tells them the radio code i hope i helped. and thank you for using fixya

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 Pontiac SV6 Montana key fob unlocks doors but will not lock

For the sliding doors you need to clean the contacts, there are 6 or 8 on both sides, just wipe them clean as they are probably covered in oil/grease/grime.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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SOURCE: have a pontiac montana, but lately when I press ths remote start button, the alarm goes off. Door locks work fine.

Dec 2009.
I also have a 2006 sv6 witht he exact same problem. The battery diesd in the remote and after changing it only sets off the alarm now instead of starting? Di dyou figure out the problem?

Posted on Dec 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Anti-lock of radio in Pontiac Montana van

yeah i have the same problem with my bonneville. so your saying theres know way we can reset the stereo

Posted on Mar 30, 2010

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