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Theft indicator is blinking and cannot start the engine, is there a quick fix for that. I tried reprogramming the remote transmitter but didn't work. Many thanks

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Dealer only sorry w,ouldnt be an antitheft if you could disable it

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If it's the onboard theft system you may need the matching key and remote that came with it, I'm not sure if if can be reprogrammed usually you need to reprogram your remote transmitter to match IT, not the other way. Plus the key may have a transmitter in it that works in conjunction with that theft system, it needs to be receiving that signal from the key also to work. You may just need to try to re-program your current key and transmitter again, they may have just lost there place in code transmitting and not making a connection.
That is what I know from after market alarms and have a US Ford Mustang GT with stock theft system but I have yet to even replace the battery in the remote after 7 years of use so I'm not schooled on that system but have replaced my remote a few times on other after market systems including the one that is installed as extra defense on this car.

Feb 20, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

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Saab experts


May be keyfob needs reprogramming.

Keyfob remote reprogramming is not very difficult but on some cases it can be done by dealer service tools.

If the remote s faulty then key fob will not get programmed.

Insert the key in ignition. Turn the key to on position, and cycle the key three times off-on-off-on-off-on. Then with the key fob remote select your remote and then try to operate the vehicle with remote.

These are just the basic procedure, but sometimes it will not help.

On that case dealer is the only option.


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There are few much related troubleshooting links mentioned below for remote key fob reprogramming. I suggest you to go through the list and click the link below to go through its details and procedure: -------




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These details will help.

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Dec 04, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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Peugeot 206 key fob


Try with brand new key fob battery and see.If that helps.
Otherwise May be keyfob needs to be reprogrammed.

KEYFOB PROGRAMMING


Keyfob remote reprogramming is not very difficult but on some cases it can be done by dealer service tools.

If the remote s faulty then key fob will not get programmed.

Insert the key in ignition. Turn the key to on position, and cycle the key three times off-on-off-on-off-on. Then with the key fob remote select your remote and then try to operate the vehicle with remote.

These are just the basic procedure, but sometimes it will not help.

On that case dealer is the only option.


---------

There are few much related troubleshooting links mentioned below for remote key fob reprogramming. I suggest you to go through the list and click the link below to go through its details and procedure: -------

2009 Toyota Highlander: Smart Key Not getting Detected?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2009-toyota-highlander-smart-key-not.html


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2007 Toyota Prius: Reprogram Remote Keyfob?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2007-toyota-prius-reprogram-remote.html

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Pin that holds the flick key part to the key fob?

http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/pin-that-holds-flick-key-part-to-key-fob.html

-------------


2006 Toyota Hilux: Programming New Key?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/2006-toyota-hilux-programming-new-key.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/where-is-key-chip-memory-located-on.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/ford-keyless-remote-fob-reprogramming.html

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After getting car washed, check engine light is ON and key less entry not working, tried reprogramming. Also car shows fuel pressure?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/after-getting-car-washedcheck-engine.html

-----------

Audi A8 Key Fob Programming?


http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/12/audi-a8-key-fob-programming.html

----------------

Oldsmobile Aurora Key Fob Reprogramming?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/12/olds-aurora-key-fob-reprogramming.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/12/buick-lesabre-key-fob-reprogramming.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/keyfob-remote-not-working-on-2003-ford.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/key-will-open-doors-but-not-start-on.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/11/mitsubishi-car-key-not-getting-detected.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/key-fob-will-not-lock-and-unlock-doors.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/06/2000-jeep-cherokee-limited-keyfob.html

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These details will help.

Thanks.

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My taurus wont start or even turn over battery connections all ok. my theft light is blinking faster than normal could this be a reason for not starting? if so what do i do or try? im frustrated......


yes the fast blinking theft light indicates that theft mode is activated. you wont be able to start the vehicle until you have the keys reprogrammed at your local ford dealer.

Aug 10, 2011 | 1999 Ford Taurus

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Replaced batery in key fob and now there is no connection between fob and security system...I can lock and unlock doors with the key and I can start car ...fob doesn't work; does not lock or unlock...


reprogram the remote transmitter. first leave driver door open all other doors closed,key removed from the ignition switch. insert key into the ignition switch,then remove it.press lock and unlock on the vechicle door lock control switch at 1 second intervals 5 times. close and repoen drivers door.press lock and unlock on the vechicle lock control switch at 1 second intervals 5 times. insert key into ignition switch. switch ignition on and off twice to program a remote transmitter code whilst erasing the original codes or three timre to check how many remote transmitters are currently registered.remove key from the ignition switch.system should now lock and unlock.twice to indicate programming mode or one to four times,slowly to indicate number of remote transmitters registered.for the solara press and hold lock and unlock remote buttons together, press lock remote button for a second period of 1 second. system should now lock and unlock vechicle.once to confirm, twice to indicate registration has failed.if required repeat button procedure to program remaining remote transmitters.note to exit programming mode close drivers door or insert ignition key.maximum of 4 remote transmitters can be programmed.if akk failed let dealership reprogram remote transmitters.

May 18, 2011 | 1999 Toyota Camry Solara

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I used csorb's instructions to reprogram a master key for my 2000 Lexus RX300. The ignition works perfectly, but the doors don't lock or unlock.


Hi!!
I believe your alarm is in the PASSIVE MODE, here is how it works.

PASSIVE MODE Setting (Arming) Anti-Theft System The system will automatically set 30 seconds after following methods are performed: Remove ignition key from ignition switch. Exit vehicle, and close all doors. After performing this, anti-theft indicator on left side of instrument panel will light continuously for about 30 seconds. After 30 seconds, anti-theft indicator will blink once per second. When system is set, doors cannot be locked or unlocked using door lock control switch.
CANCELING THE ALARM AND REPROGRAMING MAY SOLVE YOUR PROBLEM.
Canceling Anti-Theft System Setting (No Alarm) When system is set (armed), but alarm is not sounding, use one of following methods to cancel system setting:
  • Unlock left or right front door using key.
  • Unlock all doors using remote keyless entry system.
  • Insert key in ignition switch and turn to ON position (this is operative only when anti-theft system has not been triggered).
HERE IS HOW TO REPROGRAM THE ALARM IN CASE YOU NEED TO RESET IT.
PROGRAMMING
PASSIVE MODE NOTE:Initial mode is passive mode off. If there is a different signal in middle of programming, signal is invalid.
Programming Passive Mode Off
  • Remove ignition key from ignition key cylinder. Ensure all doors (including back door) and engine hood are closed and unlocked. Perform all of following methods within 30 seconds:
  • Lock or unlock any door with key or remote keyless entry system.
  • Open driver door.
  • Lock and unlock driver door lock knob 3 times.
  • After performing this, system should start force lock after 2 seconds. Perform all of following methods within 20 seconds:
  • Unlock driver door lock knob.
  • Close and open driver door 2 times.
  • Lock and unlock driver door lock knob.
  • After performing this, system should start force lock after 2 seconds. Passive mode should now be off.
Programming Passive Mode On
  • Remove ignition key from key cylinder. Ensure all doors, engine hood and luggage compartment door are closed and unlocked. Perform all of following methods within 30 seconds:
  • Lock or unlock any door with key or remote keyless entry system.
  • Open driver door.
  • Lock and unlock driver door lock knob 3 times.
  • After performing this, system should start force lock after 2 seconds. Perform all of following methods within 20 seconds:
  • Unlock driver door lock knob.
  • Close and open driver door 4 times.
  • Lock and unlock driver door lock knob.
  • After performing this, system should start force lock after 2 seconds. Passive mode should now be on.
If you need further assistance, please provide an email address to send more info on your security system
Good Luck!! A 4 THUMBS UP rating would be greatly appreciated for this solution. Thank you for using FixYa!!

Mar 01, 2011 | Lexus RX 300 Cars & Trucks

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Car won't start.Theft light blinks,clicking sound under hood and thumping like horn wants to go off.Seems like it's stuck in anti theft mode


anti theft light should blink every few seconds.

try disconnecting the battery for 15 minutes.

Anti-Theft-Perimeter The perimeter anti-theft system consists of the following components:
  • anti-theft indicator (THEFT)
  • remote anti-theft personality (RAP) module
  • hood switch
  • keyless entry remote transmitter
  • deck lid ajar switch
NOTE: The remote entry features will not function when the ignition switch is in the RUN or ACC position.
Up to four keyless entry remote transmitters (15K601) can be programmed at one time.
The keyless entry remote transmitters :
  • Are programmable.
  • Must be set at the same time.
  • House four buttons.
  • House three buttons (Mexico Anti-Theft System only).
Programming
Refer to Section 501-14B.
Inputs and Outputs
The remote anti-theft personality (RAP) module receives input from the following components for anti-theft operation:
  • Hood switch.
  • Deck lid ajar switch.
  • Keyless entry remote transmitter.
  • Power door lock switches (LH and RH).
  • Door courtesy input.
The RAP module distributes output to the following for the anti-theft system:
  • Power door unlock relay.
  • Power door lock relay.
  • Liftgate unlock relay (Wagon)
  • Park lamps relay.
  • HORN relay.
  • Dome lamp.
  • THEFT indicator.
  • Deck lid release.
Arming
The anti-theft system can be armed if:
  • The ignition switch is in the OFF position.
  • The panic alarm is off.
  • All doors are closed.
NOTE: If a door is open, the anti-theft system is prearmed and waiting for all the doors to be closed. The THEFT indicator will remain illuminated for up to 30 minutes waiting for all the doors to be closed. If a door remains open after 30 minutes, the THEFT indicator will turn off and the system will return to a disarmed state. After all doors are closed and the 30 second prearm (continuous THEFT indicator illumination) is complete, the system is armed.
NOTE: If the theft LED does not flash after 30 seconds, check the LED FLASH PID to see if the feature is enabled.
The anti-theft system will be armed when the lock button on the keyless entry remote transmitter is pressed, all doors are closed and 30 seconds have elapsed.
When the system is armed, the THEFT indicator will flash quickly until the system is triggered or disarmed.
Disarming
NOTE: Using a key in a door lock cylinder to unlock is not a valid method of disarming the anti-theft system.
Untriggered System
NOTE: If the driver arms the system and remains in the vehicle, an untriggered system can be disarmed by turning the ignition switch to the ON position.
An untriggered alarm system can be disarmed by pressing the unlock button on the keyless entry remote transmitter.
Triggered System
NOTE: If the hood or trunk are open when the system is armed, it must be closed and opened again before it can trigger an alarm.
An armed anti-theft system can be triggered by the following conditions:
The deck lid door, liftgate, hood or any door is opened using a key, inside door handle, hood release, etc.
  • The keyless entry remote transmitter can activate a panic alarm which is similar to the anti-theft alarm, but does not cause the THEFT indicator to flash.
A triggered alarm system can be disarmed by:
  • Pressing the unlock or panic button on the keyless entry remote transmitter.
  • Turning the ignition switch to the ON position.
Alarm State When Battery Power Is Cycled
When the RAP module is supplied power the first time at the vehicle assembly plant, the system will be in the disarmed state. The RAP module will remember whether it is armed, disarmed or triggered in its non-volatile memory. When the battery positive cable is removed and then reconnected, the system will return to the state it was in just before the battery was disconnected. If the system is in any prearm state, then the system will return to a disarmed state when the battery is disconnected and then reconnected.

Nov 06, 2010 | 1999 Mercury Tracer

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Hello, I have a question, how to do yo reprogram the remote control on a 2004 GMC Yukon?


CLOSE ALL DOORS INSERT KEY INTO IGNITION.DO NOT TURN THE IGNITION SWITCH.PRESS AND HOLD DOOR LOCK SWITCH IN THE UNLOCK POSITION.SWITCH THE IGNITION ON OFF ON OFF.RELEASE DOOR LOCK SWITCH.SYSTEM SHOULD NOW LOCK AND UNLOCK VECHICLE INDICATING PROGRAMMING MODE ACTIVATED.PROCEED AS FOLLOWS.NOTE EXISTING REMOTE TRANSMITTER MEMORY POSITIONS WILL BE OVERWRITTEN.PRESS AND HOLD LOCK AND UNLOCK BUTTONS ON THE FIRST REMOTE TRANSMITTER FOR 15 SECONDS.SYSTEM WILL LOCK AND UNLOCK VECHICLE INDICATING REMOTE TRANSMITTER PROGRAMMED.REPEAT ABOVE PROCEDURE FOR EACH REMOTE TRANSMITTER.IF THIS DONT HELP DEALERSHIP HAS TO REPROGRAM REMOTE.

Aug 09, 2010 | 2004 GMC Yukon

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Keyless remotes not working


Try reprogramming the remotes. Here are the instructions for the procedure. Hope it helps. Cobra!
Programming NOTE: All keyless entry remote transmitters (15K601) must be programmed at the same time.
NOTE: To program (or reprogram) the keyless entry remote transmitters into the RAP module, perform the following steps:
  1. Make sure that the anti-theft system is not armed or triggered.
  1. Turn the ignition switch (11572) from OFF to RUN eight times within ten seconds, ending in RUN. If the RAP module has successfully entered program mode, it will lock and then unlock all doors.
  1. Within 20 seconds, press any button on a keyless entry remote transmitter, and the doors will lock and then unlock to confirm that each keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed. Repeat this step for each transmitter.
  1. If the door locks do not respond for any keyless entry remote transmitter, wait several seconds and press the button again. If the door locks still fail to respond, refer to Inspection and Verification.
  1. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position, or wait up to 20 seconds after step 2, to exit program mode. If a keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed (or reprogrammed), the RAP module will lock and unlock all doors one last time to confirm.

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Reprogram garage door opener


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PLEASE NOTE: NOT ALL BRANDS/MODELS OF OPENER WILL WORK WITH THIS SYSTEM.

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