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My Cadillac EXT is alarm system is going off in

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My Cadillac EXT is alarm system is going off in discriminately how can I turn it off
JA: Have you checked the fuses? Is your battery fully charged?
Customer: Yes the battery is fully charged I'm not even sure where the fuses are
JA: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?
Customer: 2005
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I've tried using the alarm buttons on the key fob I've tried locking unlocking driving it parking it relocking it at
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I want to disarm the alarm system
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  cardoctor74 replied 5 months ago.

This is a factory alarm correct?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I believe so
Expert:  cardoctor74 replied 5 months ago.

Just to be sure is it a horn or a siren ?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Siren. All kinds of crazy sounds.
Expert:  cardoctor74 replied 5 months ago.

Ok this is an aftermarket alarm. Does the vehicle start? Also how was the battery in the vehicle tested thanks .

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Battery good car starts.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
The doors seem to be locking and unlocking themselves
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It's a new battery
Expert:  cardoctor74 replied 5 months ago.

Two things to try lets try the easiest first..With the key in the on position where the radio works etc open the hood and the disconnect the positive terminal of the battery for 5 m minutes and then reconnect let me know if the alarm reset .

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Okay I'm driving right now so I'll have to do it when I get home.
Expert:  cardoctor74 replied 5 months ago.

Ok keep me posted.