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When I got to the car, it was unlocked. I locked it with the key, and unlocked it, multiple times, and it didn't help. I got in the car and manually locked and unlocked, again no help. I put the key in the ignition and manually locked and unlocked, again no help.
The alarm continued to sound while I was doing all of this, then just quit after timing out (about 60 seconds)
Any other ideas?
5. Buzz sound, chime or doors will lock and unlock should be heard at this point signaling that the vehicle is now in programming mode. If not, wait 40 seconds and return to step 4.
6. All transmitters need to be programmed at this time, including the old ones. Push any button on the transmitter two times. A buzz sound, chime or doors locking and unlocking should be heard at this point signaling that the vehicle has accepted the new transmitter code. If there is only one transmitter, repeat this step two more times using the only transmitter. If there are two transmitters, repeat this step two more times using the second transmitter.
7. Push driver door frame button one time. Two buzz sounds, chimes or doors locking and unlocking 2 times should be heard at this point signaling successful programming.
Let me know what happens
If this does not work then i suspect that you have an aftermarket alarm system .
These system are not what one needs in there car when they get old best remove .and connect all original cables as was .
No luck. I'd be happy to remove it if I were sure it wouldn't harm anything. Currently the starter is disabled because of the alarm condition.
I assume that it's a factory install, but perhaps not. The transmitter FCC ID is ELVAL777A, which is an audiovox ID. The transmitter has a label on the front (which had been obscurred by some tape), that reads 'Pursuit'.
It turns out it was an aftermarket install, and the only way to disable it was by putting it into 'valet' mode. I finally got an answer from the Mazda dealership.
Thanks for your help.