Why does my car alarm go off for no reason?

Asked by Jan 21, 2016 at 08:54 PM about the 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Base

Question type: General

I have a 2008 grand prix.
The arlam goes off for no reason. I had to pull the
horn fuse to keep it from blaring, n drains my
battery.

2 Answers

72,445

Sounds like a problem with the anti-theft module. Try locking the car using the power door lock switch instead of the key fob until you can get it looked at. I'm not as familiar with the later models but on my '00 the alarm is very sensitive. A strong gust of wind or loud motorcycle will set it off for about 10 seconds. If I don't use the fob the alarm is not set. HTH. -Jim

80

Check under your steering wheel to see if the wires running up the steering wheel to your ignition are broken...Pontiac made the wires too short and will cause problems with your security system...may just have to have the wires lengthened and reconnected...

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

  • #1
    Js08016
    Reputation
    4,470
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    3,110
  • #3
    munron
    Reputation
    2,510
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
580 Great Deals out of 34,490 listings starting at $900
Used Pontiac G8
8 Great Deals out of 442 listings starting at $5,400
Used Dodge Charger
466 Great Deals out of 33,692 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
10 Great Deals out of 1,252 listings starting at $999
Used Ford Mustang
608 Great Deals out of 39,402 listings starting at $1,895
Used Pontiac G6
43 Great Deals out of 3,872 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,081 Great Deals out of 62,433 listings starting at $880
Used Dodge Challenger
241 Great Deals out of 25,242 listings starting at $7,750
Used Chrysler 300
321 Great Deals out of 19,491 listings starting at $900
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,078 Great Deals out of 72,501 listings starting at $1,195

Used Cars For Sale

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Base For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 401 listings starting at $1,750

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.