how do i reset mt alarm system so i can start my truck

Asked by Herbert Dec 23, 2014 at 10:00 PM about the 1998 Dodge RAM 1500 ST Quad Cab RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my battery died so i jumped it with buster cables once started, i took off the jumper
cabels the motor died now the only thing that will work isthe horn, and it stays on and
won't go off. but nothing elas will work motor won't crank nothing

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I lost my key fob and could not get the factory alarm to shut off, The passenger door lock was the secret.

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I have a Dodge Ram 1500. The remote key that disarms the factory alarm won't disengage the security system. Their is supposed to be some hidden switch some place, but no one knows where it is.

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dodge is a piece of chit, can't even change a battery without the dealer being involved. Drive leave it on the other side of town with the keys in it and a set of jumper cables in the back seat and leave it! I went back to Ford after having a Ram for a week. The door alarm, the radio.....everything except the positraction read end is garbage...but stock in gasoline.

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2006 Dodge ram 1500 theft system activated how do you deactivate it

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None of my fobs work, I changed the batteries, but they still don't work. Every time I open the door with the key, the alarm goes off. How do I dis-arm the alarm on 2012 Ram 1500??

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Put the battery on a trickle charge and then put the key in and turn it on. Leave the key on for 10 minutes and then turn it off. Repeat this 3 times for a total of 30 minutes. It should override the security.

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When trying to turn on my truck, the horn goes off, as well as the head and tail lights. Apparent factory alarm issue. I noticed the red blinking light on the left side of the dash. I removed the battery a few times trying to reset computer and didn't work. Locked and unlocked doors and no change. Last, with one cable on the battery disconnected, turned the ignition on, reconnected the battery cable and the truck cranked up. It worked for me. I hope it works for you. 2002, RAM 1500 SLT, QUAD CAB, RWD

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I have a 2000 Dodge Dakota V8 and I did like some suggested. I made sure my battery was charged and then I stuck my key in the DRIVERS door and locked and unlocked my car 3 times, I heard a loud high pitch sound and then when my key relocked it on my on my last turn, and after the sound quit, I used the key fob to unlock my door. No horn and no clicking of the alarm module with the security light blinking on and off. So, I put the key in the ignition and it started right up. Before, it wouldn’t start and the horn would go off. Thanks to all that posted this on the internet, as it worked and now my sanity has returned...

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my 2006 dodge ram the security system turned on i removed fuse 11 the red light stopped blinking the truck has power to the dash the truck wont start no power to the starter when the key is in the start position

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I have a 2003 Dodge Ram1500 and it won’t start. There is a red light blinking in this dash. We think it has something to do with the security system but not sure. What can I do to reset the security system?

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After paying the dealership they told to reset the security turn the key to the on position and hook a battery charger to your battery after an hr it will reset itself

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My 1999 dodge ram 1500 want crank when trying to start it the alarm goes off how do i reset it

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I got a 2007 Chevy 2500hd and I just redid the spark plugs and wires so I in hooked the batteries and now my security alarm is flashing after hooking the batteries back up and my truck won’t crank over how do I get the security to reset

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