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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Kia
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2005 kia sorento, alarm continues to go off when battery

Customer Question

2005 kia sorento, alarm continues to go off when battery hooked up. It has been disconnected for apprix. 2 days. Any thoughts
JA: Have you tried locking and unlocking the driver's side door using the key itself?
Customer: Yes I have that didn't work.
JA: Are you fixing your Sorento yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes I was, that is all i have tried for that problem, I put in a crank angle sensor and a timing belt.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Is this going to cost me?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Kia
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I was able to get the alarm to stop, but vehicle still will not turn over. Anti -theft mode? How can I bypass this?
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 7 months ago.

Hello and welcome JustAnswer!

To disarm the alarm after the battery has been reconnected you'd need to press the unlock button on the key fob. Do you have a functional fob?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
that has been done and did not reset the alarm. The alarm has stopped but vehicle will not turn over.
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 7 months ago.

Was there no response to the fob at all?