After charging battery, and starting engine, lights are flashing and horn is peeping

Asked by Dec 07, 2014 at 07:13 PM about the 2011 Kia Forte

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2011 Forte
Battery was dead from not driving for couple months
Charged to battery, turned key and not parking lights are flashing and horn is sounding

1 Answer


Try and remove positive cable for a few minute,s and make sure key is not in it when you remove cable,then put key in car,turn it to the on position and replace cable,then crank car,should reset the anti theft on your car.

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