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How do you disable a alarm on a Chevy truck

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how do you disable a alarm on a Chevy truck
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11/2/2007
Chevy Mechanic: Carhelp4u, ASE CERTIFIED TECH replied 10 years ago
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Hi***@******.***. Thank you for asking your question on Just Answer. The other experts and I are working on your answer. By the way, it would help us to know:

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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
2002 1500 ls, 5.7

i have an old remote, it is about to die, I need to "pull a wire" until I can figure out how to get a new one
Chevy Mechanic: Carhelp4u, ASE CERTIFIED TECH replied 10 years ago
Is this a factory installed security system?
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Chevy Mechanic: Carhelp4u, ASE CERTIFIED TECH replied 10 years ago
Upon starting to look for this information, I had some technical difficulties and the site I use for info is not working, so I am going to have to opt out. Sorry about that, but I cannot access the required info for you truck. I will forward this to other experts asap!
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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
no, I just need to know where to look to disable this gd thing
Customer reply replied 10 years ago
while I underwstand that I am the dumb shit here, if you know these things, how hard can it be to tell me where to look?
Chevy Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, Auto Mech / Electronics replied 10 years ago
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If this is a Factory Alarm:
The Alarm is part of the BCM & cannot be disconnected, without disabling components that are connected to it.
To DisArm :
Remove the 2 7mm screws retaining the Driver Knee Panel under the Steering Column.
REmove the Driver Knee Panel.
Below & slightly to the left of the Steering Column is the BCM, that has 3 plugs
Connect one end of a piece of wire to the Light GREEN (-) wire in the Violet Connector at the BCM, under the Steering Column. Connect the other end of the piece of wire to Ground (chassis)
That will DisArm the Alarm until you remove the wire

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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
this is not a factory alarm, it's a viper
Chevy Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, Auto Mech / Electronics replied 10 years ago

Thanks for the Added Info.

Do you know where the Valet Switch is?
Do you know the Model Number of the Viper?

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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
Reply to Lurch's Post: do not know the number, it's my wife's truck, she got it years ago and has no paper, if I knew where the valet switch was, I could probably disable it, that is probably my question, where is it likely to be?
Chevy Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, Auto Mech / Electronics replied 10 years ago

Without knowing the Model Number, this is a guess:

Valet Switch can be located:
On the Antenna of the Viper
Button Type:
Under Driver Dash by Parking Brake
Ash Tray
Glove Box
Fuse Panel
etc.
This all depends on the Installer

I would look under Driver Dash & find the Viper Unit.
Follow Valet wire to switch (if it's there)

Or, remove Driver Knee Panel & locate the Starter Kill Relay or cut Starter wires & splice them back together

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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
okay, found the valet swith, is there any standrd method pushing holding, pushing repeadtedly etc, to disarm?
Chevy Mechanic: Don - Mo Lurch, Auto Mech / Electronics replied 10 years ago

Usually:
Turn Ignition ON
Press & Hold Valet for apprx. 2 - 5 seconds
The LED should stop Flashing
That would be Valet.

To put it back into Alarm Mode
Press Valet Switch & LED should start Flashing

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