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I cant seem to get my factory alarm to reset on my 1996 toyota corolla. i tried unhooking battiery, and i tried to turn ket 5 times from off to run but not to start . i tried putting key in door then lock it then unlock it , nothing is working , please help ANYONE

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If you have a push button key or remote try locking it then unlocking it. If that isn't applicable try using the key on all the locks on the outside of the car, do the same, lock then unlock all the locks including the trunk. How long did you leave the cables off the battery. And did you pull both cables off or just one? Security systems sometimes had circuits that ground out separately and had large capacitors capable of sustaining power along with the Safety Restraint System for a matter of minutes. Sometimes computers won't reset until after 20-30 minutes with no power.
I am also assuming your issue is that the alarm is gong off and that you are not having a security light on the dash, with a no start issue, or an issue with the security code for the radio.

Posted on Oct 16, 2013

Testimonial: "i left the battery cable off for 2 days both of them. i do not have the remote. and it is a factory alarm. alarm went off , and the light on the dash is blinking all the time , thats why im trying to rest it. thank you for the help but still no good yet, any other suggestions , thank you for trying,"

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    Chris Briggs Mar 07, 2014

    It has to be he negitive Battery cable, that you remove. Not the positiv,. as the security system has it's own battery but takes its ground from the main harness. If you don't have the key fob, you should try putting the key in the ignition turning it forward like you are trying to start it. Leave the key there wih it forward in the "run" position (or "ACC" if it's one that kicks it back when you let go) and leave it there for ten minutes, the security light should flash. On some systems it works after doing one time, ome systems need to have it done three time before it resets. It's called a pass lock reset if you google it.



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