Car

Ask a mechanic online and get answers to your car questions

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have a viper 7756v alarm/remote start. Everything works…

Customer Question
I have a viper...

I have a viper 7756v alarm/remote start. Everything works fine except the remote start suddenly stop working. I can't arm it and the lights flash 7 times

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, can you tell me which light it is? And does it blink first, then stay on steady?

The dash lights and tail lights. They just blink 7 times. Nothing stays on

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Viper?

I just got it earlier this year

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Viper yourself? What have you tried so far?

The only people that will work on it around where I live is Best Buy and I have had nothing but bad experiences with them before. The people who installed the alarm are very good at what they do but they are in Connecticut and I just recently moved to South Carolina. The only thing I tried to do is take it out of MTS mode. I Googled the seven flashes and it came up that there was something going on with the MTS

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not that I can think of. That's pretty much it.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Car
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Car Question
Answered in 18 hours by:
12/12/2017
Auto Mechanic: Pete, Technician replied 4 months ago
Pete
Pete, Technician
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 31,820
Experience: 17 years automotive training and experience.
Verified

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

If the check engine light or any other warning light has come on in your vehicle with this issue here in some cases this can disable the remote start function.The fault codes would need to be read out with a compatible scan tool plugged into your vehicle to see what codes are set and then any codes set diagnosed and repaired.If no lights have come on let me know.

If more help is needed, use the reply tab to continue our conversation. If no further assistance is needed, kindly rate my service, your 5-star rating is appreciated ( should be a link to click on here or above).You can rate at any time and we can continue to work on your question as this will not close out your question.Keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair your vehicle without seeing it and I work on delivering the best possible answer from what I see to work with.

Thanks Pete

Ask Your Own Car Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thanks for responding. But there are no lights on the dash. No check engine or maintenance lights or anything of the sort.
Auto Mechanic: Pete, Technician replied 4 months ago

Your welcome

Unfortunately, my info is limited on the system installed in your model.I will have to open your question up to others here to see if anyone else can help further on this.

I will open your question up for others here to see if someone else can assist further on this as there may be others here that may have more info on what to check or do with this issue.I hope you can get this resolved with ease.No need to reply to my last post here unless it is a last resort as it will keep your question locked to me and others will not be able to view it.If you feel you want to continue to work with me on this feel free to reply at any time but keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair this without seeing your vehicle.

Thanks Pete

Ask Your Own Car Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Pete Your Own Question
Pete
Pete
Pete, Technician
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 31,820
31,820 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 17 years automotive training and experience.

Pete is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

The nearest Volvo dealer is 160 miles away. Best $15 bucks I have spent in a long time!

Paul MCorpus Christi, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

Technician

1,243 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Ted G.

Ted G.

ASE Certified Technician

1,724 satisfied customers

20 years auto repair experience, ASE Master Tech, Mechanical Failure consultant, Expert Witness

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

1,537 satisfied customers

ASE Master Tech 15+ yrs, AAS Automotive Technology, Factory trained Asian specialist

GM Tech (Cam)

GM Tech (Cam)

Auto Service Tech

669 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.

Amedee

Amedee

Former ASE Master Tech

2,520 satisfied customers

ASE certified tech advanced level specialist. Wisconsin certified emissions state inspector

Jerry

Jerry

Master Mechanic

2,181 satisfied customers

ASE master, 30+ years. All makes and models. Trouble shooter, shop forman, service manager

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

1,000 satisfied customers

12 years Ford Lincoln/Mercury Jaguar dealership as a technician and shop foreman reparing all makes

< Previous | Next >

Related Car Questions
I have a 2013 BoxsterS that appears to have a dead battery.
hello I have a 2013 BoxsterS that appears to have a dead battery. Can I jump it? Where are the battery connectors? … read more
eurotec
eurotec
Vice President / Manager
Associate Degree
11 satisfied customers
2012 Infiniti Q50: ABS/VDC malfunction. I found a C1203 code
2012 Infiniti Q50: ABS/VDC malfunction. I found a C1203 code stored in the AWD module. I checked the live data with a scantool and test drove the vehicle: I found that none of the speed sensors are re… read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,064 satisfied customers
I think there's a gps tracker. Hyundai Elantra 2016. No i
I think there's a gps tracker JA: What is the make/model/year of your car? Customer: Hyundai Elantra 2016 JA: Are you fixing your Elantra yourself? What have you tried so far? Customer: No i always se… read more
Michael Solis
Michael Solis
445 satisfied customers
I would like to know if an electic ajustible wind screen be
i would like to know if an electic ajustible wind screen be fitted to my f3 ltd … read more
Pete
Pete
Technician
31,820 satisfied customers
Hazard flashers will not turn off. 09' Victory Kingpin. Was
Was all good going into the garage for the winter, uncovered it to get ready to change the oil and hazard flashers will not shut off (running or not running). Everything else is as it should be. … read more
Pete
Pete
Technician
31,820 satisfied customers
I have a Honda 2013 Shadow 750 Spirit, and I am considering
Good morning, I have a Honda 2013 Shadow 750 Spirit, and I am considering having V&H Long Shots installed. What are the added benefits of this change and should I also change the air filter. How bette… read more
TIM MOHR
TIM MOHR
SHOP OWNER
Master's Degree
8,037 satisfied customers
I wrote to you on 16 April re the Jaguar XK8 1998. I looked
Hello Eric I wrote to you on 16 April re the Jaguar XK8 1998. I looked at it again yesterday and could not move it out of park which I did before. I then removed the power from the solanoid which did … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
Battery light is coming on when the car is stopped...at
battery light is coming on when the car is stopped...at about 1100 rpms it turns off … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,064 satisfied customers
The left room light won't turn off. The map light on the
The map light on the drivers side stays on as I'm driving and the car is now turn off and the light is staying on still … read more
Expert-Repair
Expert-Repair
Owner Kingsland Auto & Marine Services
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
2007 hyundai elantra. I need to remove the center storage
2007 hyundai elantra. I need to remove the center storage compartment on top of the dash board I took out two screws but still dont see how it comes out> … read more
Eric
Eric
Auto Technician
589 satisfied customers
I have a honda civic hybrid 2007. I been having problem from
Hi i have a honda civic hybrid 2007. I been having problem from when i bought it. It having problem bit weird as once i drive car in hot weather or continue in traffic without autostop. D light is fla… read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
5,060 satisfied customers
Since I don't have the optional SI drive button on my 2014
Since I don't have the optional SI drive button on my 2014 2.5i forester touring can a mechanic adjust the SI drive to intelligent or can the SI drive button be added?… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 PT cruiser that over heats going up hills. Can
I have a 2006 PT cruiser that over heats going up hills. Can drive around town with no problem. I have been told it is probably a head gasket problem as it has over heated several times. Is it worth r… read more
Kevin
Kevin
workshop foreman /master tech/mot tester
1 satisfied customers
The crankshaft pulley bolt broke off and there is still part
Hello Pearl, the crankshaft pulley bolt broke off and there is still part of the bolt in the engine. 2004 KIA Sorrento I wanted to know before bringing it in to be repaired if the remaining part of th… read more
Kevin
Kevin
workshop foreman /master tech/mot tester
1 satisfied customers
My 1987 Toyota Van wont start. Lights turn on, but the
Hi, my 1987 Toyota Van wont start. Lights turn on, but the engine wont turn over … read more
jc_davil
jc_davil
4 satisfied customers
Got a 1961 Ford F100. 64000 original miles. Headlights and
Got a 1961 Ford F100. 64000 original miles. Headlights and taillights work but not brake lights or blinkers. Was working fine until recently. Wondering if some of the under dash wiring might have gott… read more
Pete
Pete
Technician
31,820 satisfied customers
I need to know the location of o2 sensor bank 1 sensor 1. 02
i need to know the location of o2 sensor bank 1 sensor 1 … read more
Expert
Expert
27 satisfied customers
I ran over a curb last fall now every time I turn it
I ran over a curb last fall now every time I turn it sounds/feels like something is popping. It also kind of creaks when I hit a pot hole, is this an urgent concern and what do you think it is? I driv… read more
Michael Solis
Michael Solis
445 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x