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My key-in-ignition alarm or sensor is faulty. Alarm goes off after key is removed. Wouldn't be a big deal, but it overrides the headlight alarm, so if I have had my lights on during the day, due to rain, I tend to forget to turn them off. Is it easier and cheaper to fix it or just disable it? How do I go about either one?

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Sub model> CX, LX , what?
that is called the Key minder (and switch)
whats cheaper, who'd we know that.
labor or parts. which is cheaper....??????
well DIY, only you know what you want,
alldata.com has the schematic.

no security system? option?
the key minder switch has 2 wires.
black is ground
and blue-white out and the later to blue-red.
the switch grounds for key in, so cut the wire to it.
bam, no key ever. and no BUZZZZZZZ
but also kills the secuity system,

Posted on Jan 29, 2014

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try pulling your negative terminal lose from the battery for a few minutes and allow the system to zero out then try it if tht don't work then visit your local honda dealership

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SOURCE: Key Fob does not work and alarm goes off when raining

the central locking control unit is in the drivers door. there's a polythene sheet in the door panel. If that's ripped or petrified then rain may be screwing with the electrics. it may be worth taking off the door panel and wrapping it the controll unit in a shopping bag or summat.....

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SOURCE: headlights no longer flash when alarm is activated

have you checked your fuses? the main beam is on a seperate fuse to the head and tail lights this fuse may have blown or have bad connection.

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try locking and unlocking drivers door lock with the key

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