Panic alarm - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-12-03, 12:06 AM
Posts: n/a
Panic alarm

Anyone have any idea on how to disable the panic alarm on the AU's? ie the red button on the keyring. I don't know how many times I have set it off in the dark.

Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-13-03, 12:59 AM
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Bibra Lake Western Australia
Posts: 3,317
Re: Panic alarm

Well you could open up the key fob and remove the red button and replace it with someting deeper of the same circumferance (ie fits over the microswitch underneath but is too tall to move).

Regards Blue
Aussiblue is online now  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-14-03, 07:25 AM
Bourbon powered V8
JC-XR8's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Canberra, Australia.
Posts: 4,787
Re: Panic alarm

I would have thought that setting it off in the dark would help you find your car.

What you could do id open up the fob as Aussie blue suggested, and scrape off the circuit on one side going from the red button - kind of a permanent 'fix' though.


AU1 XR8 Auto 147.9 rwkw (approx 215 fwkw)

AU2 Wagon HAD Auto
17s, Pacemakers, 3" Intake & Pod filter (The Family Hack)

Member of:
ATPS (honorary)
JC-XR8 is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-14-03, 07:27 AM
Oxford Green AU
AUForte's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Posts: 1,281
Re: Panic alarm

At your next service ask the service guys to disable the function. It's an option in the car's computer on AU and BA

Dual Fuel 10/98 AU1 Forte
AUForte is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Audio And Security

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Alarm systems for BA's XRSIK Audio And Security 18 04-14-03 04:11 AM
Interfacing Alarm with Smartlock Aussiblue Audio And Security 1 02-01-03 11:33 AM
Sierra alarm problem, can anyone advise? Julian Prime Audio And Security 2 12-14-02 02:52 PM
Sierra alarm problem Julian Prime Audio And Security 0 12-08-02 04:13 AM
Ford Alarm PETE_XR6 Audio And Security 8 08-06-01 07:41 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome