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Car Alarm changed to Valet Mode

After getting an oil change my alarm was somehow set to 'Valet Mode'. The horn honks when I turn off the car. How do I get it back to the way it was originally set (I really don't want the horn to honk every time I turn the car off). Thanks, Darren.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Horn won't honk

You have a broken rotating contact under the steering wheel, it is a ribbon that looks like a clock spring, it is called the air bag clock spring contact, anyway replace it and your problem will be fixed, be careful to disarm the airbag before you pull the steering wheel, disconnect the battery for 1 hour and then disconnect the airbag control module before starting any repair.

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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try turning the key almost to start and keep it there for about ten minutes. hope it works. I got this tip from somebody else.

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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SOURCE: unable to honk the horn

Sounds like they cut the wires to your horn, by laying on the ground and looking up behind your front end. That's where the horns should be located. Or they just unplugged them. I hope that this helps. If not, I will still be here if you need me. Take care and best wishes to ya.
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Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 buick lesabre limited, horn started honking

sounds like you have a short in the horn wiring or a bad ground wire these grounds are mostly located under the engine compartment near the back wall whitch is called the fire wall or beside the fenders

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: can't lock the drivers door because horn will start to honk when ever it wants...

It sounds like you have a short circuit in the steering wheel horn pad. You can have someone unplug your horn until you can have it fixed. That is if you don't need your horn. This is a totally temperary fix. Because of the airbag in the steering wheel, you should bring it to a qualified mechanic. Sorry

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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