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My van won't start (1996 Toyata previa) because I cat get

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Hey My van won't start (1996 Toyata previa) because I cat get the alarm to stop any help?
JA: Have you tried locking and unlocking the driver's side door using the key itself?
Customer: I no longer have the key lol broke off one at and never got another one
JA: What year is your Previa?
Customer: 96
JA: Are you fixing your Previa yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes and I don't know what to do. The ignition is pulled out and I have to use a screw driver o start it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for posting

I can recommend something to do that works with most aftermarket alarm systems, not sure it will work with yours but give it a try:

Make sure the "key" is in the off position, no dash lights on

Disconnect the negative battery cable

Turn the ignition on, all dash lights should be on

reconnect the battery cable and see if the alarms stays off and it starts. Good luck.

Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.

Hello, just checking back to see if my suggestion worked for you.