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Just tonight at 11:30 PM I got home and my alarm is going crazy. I am driving and it still goes off. I just bought it, I have had it for about 2 months. Its a 2001, and I don't have any remotes for it. I was only given one key. I don't have an owners manual either . My boyfriend just changed the oil in it tonight. We had a lot of trouble getting the hood to shut.

I would like to have remotes (can I purchase stock ones?) and I would like to have this alarm situation fixed. Right now my car is outside with the battery disconnected.

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I read this stock alarm problem 04 coupe 6mt

Sounds like maybe my connection to the hood latch is causing these issues. Anyone know a fix for this?

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The hood alarm switch is part of the latch assembly. You should adjust the latch so the hood closes properly or you could unplug the two wire connector on the bottom of the latch and jumper the wires to see if that eliminates the alarm problem.
If you have a stock Honda stereo with a security light, it can set off the alarm also.
Normally the security system should not be armed when you are driving, so you may have other electrical issues.


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Just tonight at 11:30 PM I got home and my alarm is going crazy. I am driving and it still goes off. I just bought it, I have had it for about 2 months. Its a 2001, and I don't have any remotes for it. I was only given one key. I don't have an owners manual either . My boyfriend just changed the oil in it tonight. We had a lot of trouble getting the hood to shut.

I would like to have remotes (can I purchase stock ones?) and I would like to have this alarm situation fixed. Right now my car is outside with the battery disconnected.

Please help!

-Amy
A) Have the alarm system disconnected/removed.

B) Get either your dealer or an independent audio/security system shop to get you a remote. If you know what RPN and FCC code you need, many remotes are available on Ebay for a modest cost.
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A battery that is going bad will also set the alarm off due to low voltage.
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Disconnected the horn (probably could have removed the fuse, but I was down there anyway).

The alarm was now going crazy, but no horn (only lights).

Removed the latch, cleaned it up. Cleaned up the alarm sensor. Put everything back.

Alarm is still going crazy. I disconnected the battery in between tests to save battery life.

Disarm the Security System:

Disconnect the battery, Make sure all doors are shut. You can have the hood up (I did). Reconnect the battery. (I still have my hood up) Walk over to the passenger door. Use your key to lock the car, then unlock the car. Alarm turns off.

Everything is fixed. My hood also shuts like it should (before the cleanup it was the biggest pain), no issues there.

Hope someone else that has this problem finds this helpful.

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A) Have the alarm system disconnected/removed.

B) Get either your dealer or an independent audio/security system shop to get you a remote. If you know what RPN and FCC code you need, many remotes are available on Ebay for a modest cost.
Do you know where I can find my RPN and FCC code? I would like to order some used remotes on ebay.

-Amy
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I had this exact same problem with my wife's 2005 Mazda6. She bought the car from a dealer and they said there was no keyless entry installed on the car so we only had the key. I think instead of getting in the car by unlocking the door with the key i turned the key to the lock position and all hell broke loose. That alarm was going off in a crowded park for about 10 minutes and I could not get it to stop until I finally put the key back in the door and unlocked it again. Then it turned off. Had to go to the dealer and got a free keyless entry remote programmed. Gotta love when the dealer who is selling the car knows nothing about it. Ugh. You will definitely need a remote.

Not sure if this answers your questions as I recall the car would not let us start the car with the alarm going off. Anyway you could contact the party in which you bought the car from and ask them if there is a remote laying around or if they have ever had this problem before?

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Do you know where I can find my RPN and FCC code? I would like to order some used remotes on ebay.

-Amy
You will need to know if your car has an OEM (Honda) alarm system or an aftermarket system. The model number of the system is associated with which remotes will work with it. The M/N of your alarm system should be on the main control module...probably located under the dashboard. Get either your dealer or an independent audio/security system shop to help you with your issue.
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Do you know where I can find my RPN and FCC code? I would like to order some used remotes on ebay.

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If you have the factory alarm, you should have a red light next to the drivers door lock that blinks when you arm the system with the key. The FCC ID should be shown on the keyless receiver unit located behind the glove box.
If you had a factory remote, it is would be stamped on the remote. I also believe the LX and EX remotes are different and not interchangable.

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Thanks for all of the information, this is very helpful!
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All you had to do from the start was unlock the door with the key and the lock it both full turns. If it wasn't a full turn it would alert the car of a break in, your alarm would actually be working its best, while you believed it to be broken. At least that's what I believe the problem was all along, that the key wasn't fully turned upon entry wether the lock was frozen cold or other circumstance like faulty key.

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Thanks for all of the information, this is very helpful!
BTW all the Honda owner's manuals are in PDF format and located at:

http://owners.honda.com

Some things are still under warrantee such as the seat belts and the air bag system.

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how do i disconnect my 2011 honda accord alarm it keeps going off when i unlock the door and while im driving Help please
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does any one here have more detailed information about the security system as it relates to the car stereo? i have a 2006 honda pilot with factory stereo (that has a built-in 6 cd changer), and im interested to add a 3rd party attachment, via the so-called CDC (cd changer) port - for the purpose of allowing an analog auxiliary input (eg; to allow me to play music from an iPod or similar device).

yes, i could while at the car, partially pull out the stereo and plug in this cable assy into the CDC port.

but being somewhat of a tech geek, id much rather fully pull out the stereo from the car and place it on my electronics workbench (to try to reverse engineer some of the many pinouts found on the back of this stereo).

ive read that once the stereo is removed from the car this will set off the alarm.

as it is my car, and it is my stereo - i should have a right to remove my own stereo to poke around with it. but i dont know which pins of which connector are acting as a part of the 'security circuit'.

my best guess is this would be handled similar to the 'open hood' switch part of the alarm. a dc energized circuit probably passes out of one pin, routes into the stereo, where there is a short circuit, to a pin that routes out of the stereo. thus when the plug is inserted into the stereo, this would 'close' the circuit. and when the plug is removed from the stereo, this would leave an 'open' circuit - and fire the security system.

does anyone know which plug, and which pins are used for this purpose?

if so, i can short the two involved security system wires PRIOR to removing my stereo.

any help would be greatly appreciated.

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how do i disconnect my 2011 honda accord alarm it keeps going off when i unlock the door and while im driving Help please
Does it only go off when you unlock? I then does it let you start?
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