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Alarm is going off and we cant unarm it. The ignition is

Customer Question

alarm is going off and we cant unarm it. The ignition is locked
JA: Have you tried locking and unlocking the driver's side door using the key itself?
Customer: yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2008 Chevy Malibut
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes we are trying to. So far we have tried using the fob and the key
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Fob is not working at all
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 month ago.

IF this is the Factory Alarm
Be sure Battery is FULLY Charged

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To disarm the CTD system in standby mode, perform one of the following:
Press either power door unlock switch.
Press the UNLOCK button on the keyless entry transmitter.
Insert a valid key into the ignition and switch to the ON position.
To disarm the CTD system in the armed mode (non-event) or when activated (during an alarm event): Press the UNLOCK button on the keyless entry transmitter.

OR
Leave Vehicle "UNDISTURBED" for at least 15 minutes
Unlock Vehicle with Remote

or
Turn Ignition Swuitch ON
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IF NONE of the above work, then use of GM Dealer Scan Tool is needed to RESET & Program

apprx 1 hour labor

Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 month ago.

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