How do u restart my cougar??Apparently,the alarm system was accidently disabled,by the opening of my door,while the car was running!!

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Asked by Aug 09, 2012 at 03:28 PM about the 2001 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback

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I suppose,no one can help me=(I've had it with this dang Cougar!!I'm sick of this alarm system causing my car to totally shut down!I don't have a manual for the 2001, V6, Mercury Cougar....

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You have to wait till someone reads your question, which could take up to a day. But to disable your alarm, you just put your key into the ignition and start it. You must have a wiring issue with the passive alarm if this doesn't work. You can also try locking the car and unlocking a door or the trunk wih the key and then try to start the car. See Page 106 of the manual Here is a copy of the owners manual....http://www.cougardb.com/info/pdf/2001%20Mercury%20Cougar%20Manual.pdf

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I'm having the same problem with my 99" cougar I only have the key no remote never had one but now car is shut down an its my daily driver I tried the doors an trunk locking an unlocking still nothing need help or how do I disconnect the entire alarm someone please email me at juan.solis33@yahoo.com

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it might be a oxygen sensor going out. that's what happened with mine.

Amanda Your saying the O2 sensor needing to be replaced Can cause the alarm to go off at times? Replacing that can fix it?

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