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Old 05-12-2002, 04:42 PM   #1
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OEM alarm help

I had my clown nose activated when I got my car,now I just installed the alarm ,I can get the siren to go off when I hold the trunk button down.open the trunk with the key.open the door ,but can't get the motion or tilt to set off the alarm.Any ideas?
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Old 05-12-2002, 04:51 PM   #2
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I beleive the alarm needs 30 seconds to activate the motion sensor.
Roll windows down... Wait at least 30 seconds then stick your hand in the car. It should go off.
Try jacking up your car to set off the tilt sensor.
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