Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 20:42:51 -0400
From: "Jim M" <>
Subject: Re: Can't figure out my alarm system (1996 Saab 900SE)

<> wrote in message > Just bought a used 1996 Saab 900SE from a dealer. They did not have > the keyless remote, so I'm not sure how to active the alarm system. > Additionally, there are three LED lights on the dash that I suspect may > be from an aftermarket system--2 small red ones on the inside of the > cutout for the speedometer, tachometer, etc & one larger green LED just > below the fog light buttons. When I start the car, these lights come > on and off for about 2 minutes and there are loud beeping noises. Any > ideas? > This is definitely an aftermarket system. The factory system (which was standard equipment in the US market), is only armed/disarmed with the remote as the doors are locked/unlocked. Using the key in the door lock does not arm/disarm the factory alarm. There are no LED's on the face of the dash of the factory system, only a single red LED atop the center of the dash, which is used to indicate alarm status. Sorry, can't be of more help as I don't know what was done to the factory alarm, nor do I know what aftermarket system was installed.

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