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Every time I open my door my panic alarm goes off and I can't get it to stop until I pull my horn fuse and my headlight fuse I hav ethe identical problem I have a 2000 sebring two door and if I open either door the alarm system goes off. I key fob is ok, I have tried unlocking the car with the key and it still goes off. Until I find a solution I have removed the alarm fuse ( under the dash driver side) and removed the horn fuse ( under the hood) so now only my headlights flash, now at least my neighbors quit staring at me. any ideas on what could be wrong? or does anybody have a fix? is there anyway of by passing and removing the alarm system, it is not that expensive of a car that I am concerned about the alarm system

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Hi..the reason for the problem is the security
system.If ther is any short of wire or any damage
in the wiring system it could lead to this problem.
so this problem occurs every time u open the
door or close.So the security system of your car
should be checked.so call ur car expert to attend
this problem.
check it out..
thank u..

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

  • Hariharanath V Feb 09, 2009

    hi..make sure that your auto-alarm is turned

    off in your system.

    check it out..

    thanks..

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Is the alarm factory or aftermarket?

sounds as if the onboard disarm relay is not functioning properly.
It is inside the brain of the alarm, and the only way to fix - is replace the brain.

If its aftermarket, a substitute should be easy to find. Factory alarm (depending on dealership) may have outsourced a local shop for the install, however if you have an ALARM fuse on the fusepanel - it is probably a factory problem and will need servicing by a dealership.

The workaround is as you have already done - pull the fuses temporarily - or use the remote and try to enter valet mode (bypass).

Please see your vehicle user manual on instructions how to get into this mode - usually by pressing a combination of buttons on the keyfob - or a sequence of turning car on/off a few times and keyfob buttons.


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Hi
try to disconnect the battery and depress the brake pedal about 3 times wait ten minutes and then reconnect the battery and see if that helps

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Is this a factory installed or aftermarket alarm system in the car?

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My 2005 Jeep liberty horn blows for no reason last night at 3 am it went off and the only way i could get it to stop was disconnect batt


double posted. wow.
when it beeped, did you look in the display (RPM)
it tells you why?? the VFD or EVIC tells you why.? (rpm dial)
do you park with the alarm on , on the street or a garage?????
if in a garage park and turn alarm off. it does turn off the alarm.
did you bump the panic button?
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if the horns stays off, if alarm is off then its not the horn button.

as many will say. there are 4 things that run the horn.
button horn
alarm
door locks.
panic.(part of alarm but not totally)
on my car, i have most themn turned off, like the lamp flashings.
and the horn chirp is off on all my cars, all i get is the door lock click sounds, nice (neighbor friendly)
so turn all all that and see if the horn still fails.

that panic button can fail,
if mind did id pull the fob battery and then use FOB 2.
to see of the FOB fails.

your other post said driving
this one says, parked. 3am clue.

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System warning lamp located on top of the instrument panel
Press UNLOCK button once , turns on interior lamps and deactivates alarm (if fitted)
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