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Old 01-19-2010, 12:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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1997 toyota camry. how do i reset or disconnect the factory alarm

im having problems with the factory alarm, it started yesterday a steady buzz or beep from under the hood then when im driving the horn will just go off and not shut off. until i pull over turn the car off and disconnect battery. and then happens again a little later .
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Under the drivers side dash board, pretty much directly behind the fuse panel, you'll see a lot of wire that seem out of place and a black box zip tied up there. There's a huge white connector going into the black box. Just pull it out. That's it.

If you can't get it out, cut the zip ties that hold the black box in place, that way you have a little more wiggle room.
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right on thanks, is there just a way to reset it??
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Old 01-20-2010, 01:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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To reset it, you can probably just unhook the battery for like 10 seconds. Or just unplug the module like I said for a few minutes.
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ok ill try unhooking the unit, unhooking the battery doesnt do anything except disable the horn when it decides to go off thanks ill let u know the results.
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update

When i was having problems with My alarm, i figured out after i stripped out the terminal connector that goes on the battery that a poor connection and corrosion were causing all the alarm problems.

A simple fix that caused alot of headaches
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