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Hi ihave a repeller car alarm and the remote is busted i've just replaced the battery in the car and now the alarm has turned it's self on and won't let me start the car < i don't have the key for the alram either as i bought the car second hand , so i need to know how to override it please Regards, ken Ames

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Hi Kransky69,

What we are going to do is locate where the alarm is intercepting the power to the starter and bypass it. Essentially putting the start circuit back the way it was before the alarm was installed.

The alarm brain is usually either under the hood or under the dash zip tied to the steering column (so it can detect vibration to the ignition).

You need to find it.

Once it is located, there will be a legend on it telling you which wires do what. It will also probably be where you can't read it. No biggie if you can't. If you can, you're looking for start kill or disable.

What you are looking for are two wires, probably the same color. One is coming from the steering column (ignition switch). The other going to the starter. There is a relay (either internal or external to the brain) that disables the starter. These wires, when you find them, need to be connected each other.

Different cars, makes and models have different colors wires. You'll know them.

Best regards
Mike

Posted on Jun 05, 2010

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    Justin Case Jun 05, 2010

    Sorry about the cut off.

    There is a relay (either internal or external to the brain) that
    disables the starter. These wires, when you find them, need to be
    connected each other. This can be done with alligator clip jumpers or just pulling them off, stripping them and twisting them together.

    Different cars, makes and models have
    different colors wires. You'll know they are correct if you have a meter or test light.


    • Check the two wires for voltage there should be none.

    • Then check the voltage with the key turned to start (may require a third hand)

    • Only one would have power with the alarm on and the key on start.
    These are the two you need to cross.

    Best regards
    Mike



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