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Car alarm preventing car from starting

My 1998 chrysler sebring convertible car battery went dead. we had to disconnect the alarm siren to charge it, as the alarm kept going off. now the battery is charged but the alarm system is still preventing me from starting the car. the valet switch doesn't seem to work. opening the locked car with the key doesn't work. the key fob has fccid: elvat8c and model prooe2. thanks for any help you can give. I replaced the ignition switch in my 1998 Chrysler Sebring Convertible.
To do so I disconnected the ground wire from the battery. After the ignition was repaired and every thing was put back together, the ignition no longer was sticking and works fine. BUT, when I start the car the alarm goes off. Is there a reset or what do I need to do to get this to stop. The car runs fine and I can even drive it. But every light the vehicle has is still flashing and I unplugged the horn.

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    Check fuses on the left side of the dash.When the battery is completely dead any you charge the battery it will blow a fuse causing the horn to blow intermittent. I

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    John Muncy Mar 27, 2015

    Its a 10 amp fuse that sticks out farther than all other fuses.


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Try removing the alarm system relay, some car alarm has also a fuse on the alarm that you can remove.
Many car alarms unlock by inserting and turning car key while you connect the battery.

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    Ginko Aug 19, 2008

    On Chrysler, you disarm the alarm buy unlocking one of the door ( try both front doors).
    Simply lock, then unlock the door.
    If this does not work, then once the ensure battery is fully charged, and try
    removing fuse 5 under the dash for about15 minutes, then reinstall
    fuse and try to start the car.
    If you still have no luck, then try both door lock - unlock.

    if all the above didn't work you will need to go to a mechanic or a car alarm specialist and ask to unlock doors from control module, this usually happens when there is a problem with doors' wires connections to control module.
    There is no easy way to disconnect directly the car alarm , as it is wired into the body control module.


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I am having trouble also but I need to know how to disconnect the alarm. I would appreciate it if you could help me out seeing that you have disconnected yours. Thank you

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