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Pt cruiser disable alarm

i have two problems with my pt cruiser.

first probleem is that when i insert my key into front passenger side door and turn to unlock , the locking mechanism unlocks, then when i turn to take my key out, the locking mechanism locks back up.

it is like i can never truly unlock the passenger door.

i have to turn key and hold key turned,
then push in door handle button to open passenger door

so that is one problem

the second problem is with my alrm sytem.

i would like to totally disable the alarm system.

i have tried cleaning battery terminals, replacing fuses, replacing battery in my remote door unlock key fob. nothing so far has worked.

theissue i think revolves around electrical failure within the door locking system.

when i start my car i can not electrically lock or unlock my doors. it is if the door locking sensor gets shut off.

when i turn off my car i can lock and unlock using the keypad within the car , but not the keypad on the remote key fob.

anyway ... i just want to disable the alarm system ... that is all.

when i get out of my car ... the lights flash , the horn beeps , etc ... for about 15 minutes and then shuts down automatically ... but ... when i replaced battery in the remote key fob , i can back the alarm system go off by pressing the unlock button .... crazy stufff ... lol..

PLEASE HELP me disable pt cruiser alrm system


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  • Morris Coyle May 28, 2012

    I am having the exact same issue with my driver side door lock. Did you ever find a solution?



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Battery of car is zapped of energy...not sure if alarm system to blame, after driving it for a few minutes..clock and radio display lights turn off, horn can barely be heard...sometimes, motor shuts down completely. have had to put in 2 new batteries in just a matter of 2 months?...any idea what this may be?

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I am having the same issue with the radio and then the check engine light came on. I read it and code p0601 which is a pcm failure so im assuming that might be the cause just a thought though.

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