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Remote keyeless entry

Changed batteries in remote. when I lock the car the horn sounds,head lights flash, the red light that flashes,showing the alarm is on,on dash doesn't come. also now the doors do not lock when the car hits 15 mph,also when you turn off the engine and try to use the door lock button, on the drivers side door, the doors do not lock, or unlock. On top of that, I have sat in the drivers seat, closed the doors and then locked the doors, using the remote, and everything works. Dash "red flashing light" works.

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A common issue i see alot in the WJ grand cherokee body style is that the wires between the door and body break and cause all kinds of issues like this. usually its on the drivers side in that black rubber wire loom

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Battery Constant 12v+ Positive Wire (+): Black/Yellow
Battery Constant 12v+ Positive Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Starter Positive Wire (+): Blue/Red
Starter Positive Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Ignition Positive Wire (+): Red
Ignition Positive Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

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Used on:
Impreza 1996-2001
Legacy 1995-1999
Forester 1998-2000

codealarmremote2.jpgBattery GP-23A

Lock: Left button will lock all doors. Double chirp indicates locked.
Unlock: Right button will unlock driver's door only. Hold unlock button app 6 seconds, it will unlock all doors including rear gate. Single chirp indicated unlock.
If the car chirps or lights flash 4x the alarm was triggered.
Panic. Press both buttons to activate emergency honk and flashing lights.
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Entering Programming Mode
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keyless entry transmitter.)
Mode 2: Horn and Lamps/Lamps (Your horn will sound
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Mode 3: Horn and Lamps (Your horn will sound briefly
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Mode 4: Lamps (Your parking lamps will flash every
time you press LOCK or UNLOCK.)
Mode 5: Lamps/Horn and Lamps/Lamps (Your lamps
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flash and your horn will sound upon the second press
on LOCK and your lamps will flash upon any press
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entry transmitter.
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keyless entry transmitter until you hear the number
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later in this section or program the next feature available
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