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Bypass 1996 grand cherokee alarm

Ok i just bought a 1996 grand cherokee limited from the auction,but the problem is i got only one key is that was to the ignition & not to unlock the door,so with that being said i lock all my doors beside the pasenger door & i had hit the passenger door to unlock all my doors & when i did that & open the passenger front door it trigered the alarm & with that being said it want crank up because i guess the low jack on the vechical is cutting the gas off from getting to the motor,so i wanted to know if there was any way i can bypass/reset the alarm without having the keyless entry.....

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  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    The security light blinks on and off with the head lights blinking as well. Also the engine wont stay running, it starts for only a few seconds then dies. But when i unplug the security box under the glove box the security light on the dash goes away and the lights stop blinking, but the motor still doesnt stay running. It

  • good ol boy Feb 18, 2009

    The security light on the dash board blinks on & off and the motor wont stay running. It starts, but not for long only a few seconds . When i unplug the jeeps security box under the glove box, the security light on the dash board disappears, but the motor still acts like its starvin for fuel and doesnt stay runnig for long

  • Jake Jordan
    Jake Jordan May 11, 2010

    just a quick question is it an OEM alarm or an after market one knowing this will better help me understand how to correct your problem

  • Rick Byrd
    Rick Byrd May 11, 2010

    just a thought , roll down the drivers window , disconnect the battery , reconnect the battery after a moment , before you do anything , reach in thru the driver window , lock and unlock the door with the power door lock button , then open the door and try to start it . when i ran into to that problem it was similar , and the trick was to disconnect battery , reconnect , use the door key to lock and unlock the door then it would reset , so without the door key this sounds like a reasonable alternative .



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The locks are programed to lock at 17 mph.
You can change this through the computer setup.

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did you try calling a dealer sometimes they are the only ones that can reprogrm these things

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SOURCE: had to buy keyless entry

I just bought one for mine too! The guy who sold it to me gave me these directions but I haven't tried them yet! Am going to on my lunch hour! Hope they work for us both :)

Forgot to put prog. with your fob so here they are.
1.Find the ETACS unit under the steering wheel first,there is a small switch onit.
2.Once the switch is located make sure your key is not in the ignition and set the switch from off to set.
3.Press keyfobs door lock button for one second, this sends the codes to the ETACS and stores it.
4.Do the same thing if you have 2 remotes for the vehile.
5.Now set the ETACS switch from set to off.
6.Remotes should now be programed.

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SOURCE: keyless entry for 05 Kia Sportage

i have a kia optima my keyless quit working to.I took it back to the dealer and the said it was common on a lot of kia models.They replaced the module for the keyless remote,that seams to have fixed it.

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SOURCE: Cant get 1996 jeep grand cherokee to start after alarm stopped

The alarm might have a relay to kill the ignition. Disconnect the negative or ground from the battery, wait five minutes then connect it again. This is to try and restart the alarm. Then lock and unlock the car to get the remote in sync. Try and operate your vehicle now and let me know.

Posted on May 06, 2009

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I have a 1999 jeep grand Cherokee limited 4.7l 4x4 can i bypass the security/anti theft system completely without on a $25 budget? If so, how do i do it?

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must I guess, you lost the 2nd key, and cant scan it?
only 93 to 1998 can be hacked, then in 1999 the rules changed.
if you didnt scan it how would you know ,it might be just communication PCI bus, problem.????????????????

you cant, nor can I.
in fact the #1 goal was to stop this practice, on later jeeps.
it began in 1993 Europe, this, features.
the USA car.
the 1996 cars, we do have it , IMMOBILIZERS.
keep in mind Alarm can be with IMMO or not.
In the usa 1996 with.called VTA features. the VTSS.

its a dream, if possible id find out and tell you.
here is the old jeep that bypasses,
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if you are thief, dont look
but most thieves can google and find this in 1sec.flat..
this is not your car. (this site is the #1 site, on cars) never here>

this disables the immobilizer..
dont ask what that means. LOL>
ok, it immobilzes the engine, that means it cant run for longer than 3 seconds.
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in the FSM posted here over 300 times.
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no problem AGAIN.
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see chapter.
8Q , RTM, read the manual, it tells you how it works.,
page one, "prevents engine from running" VTSS system.

then read page 7,
read the words below, YOU CANT HACK THAT.

its not a single 1 wire, "ground it out, magic fix."
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in what country, Kevin.? usa? ours started VTA in 1996.
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