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Alarm sounding + engine cranking repeatedly

Recently replaced battery in 98 4runner. when new battery reconnected the alarm sounded and engine cranked continously until unhooked again. what can i do myself to bypass or disarm this and exactly what is happening?

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Dip swith located under dash ///flip switch and try again

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