Why is my anti-theft light on while driving?
A car’s anti-theft system may activate if your key fob battery is dead and hasn’t disabled the system. Make sure the battery is installed correctly in your key fob. If the battery is correctly installed, replace it with a fresh battery and try again.
What does it mean when the security light come on in your car?
The security Warning Light is located on your instrument panel. When the security Warning Light is illuminated, that means that the theft-deterrent system may not be working properly. Tip Like all warning lights, the security Warning Light will briefly illuminate when your vehicle is turned on.
How do I get my car out of security mode?
Step 1: Insert the key into the door lock. Use the side door on the driver’s side and the physical key even if there is a keyless entry system on the car. Step 2: Turn the vehicle key to unlock the car door without releasing it. Hold the key for 30 seconds in the position.
How do you reset the anti-theft light?
Exit the car with all doors closed and the windows rolled up. Also close and any rear doors such as the trunk, rear hatch and front hood. Lock the car using the drivers side lock and walk away from the car at least ten feet. Wait for fifteen minutes and unlock the door, this should reset the security system.
How do I reset my immobilizer?
To reset the immobilizer, hold down the panic button. Wait for ten minutes if you push the lock button two times.
Will disconnecting battery reset anti-theft?
One last thing you can try if your car alarm is going off and you can’t get it to stop, but you can get under the hood is to disconnect the battery. By unplugging the battery for a few minutes, it will also reset the computer. All you have to do is disconnect the positive or negative terminal and wait.
How do I turn my security light off?
Motion sensor lights are often easy to reset from your breaker panel.
- Step 1: Turn off the circuit breaker that controls your motion sensor lights. Leave it off for 30 seconds to one minute before flipping it on again.
- Step 2: Check your motion sensor lights. For some models, resetting the breaker is all that is needed.
Does the security light drain battery?
The anti-theft light won’t drain your battery. But, if you leave the car alarm to go off for long, it can drain the battery.
If the theft light is flashing rapidly, you have an issue with the alarm system. ( bad key, bad antenae in the key hole, wiring issue) If the car is turning over, but not starting and the theft light is steady, I would check your crankshaft position sensor. 77 people found this helpful.
Is there a fuse for anti theft system?
Where is the fuse for the anti theft system? It is usually located on the dashboard by the driver’s door, in front of your left knee. … If you do not find an alarm fuse inside of the car, look in the fuse box under the hood on the driver’s side. Your car model may or may not have additional fuse boxes.