I lost one of my remotes and am looking into getting a replacement. The
dealer quote is $160 plus $89 to program, which is more then I can justify.
Can you suggest a more affordable source? I called a local car alarm
company and they said they can only provide remotes for the units they
I have another question about the alarm. If I arm it and then need to
unlock the car with my spare key how do I turn off the alarm? Thanks for
Wow, that is a ridiculous price. For the same money, maybe less, get a
remote starter installed. Aside from the comfort of having a warm car in
the winter, it comes with two remotes.
I've seen remotes sold mail order, but I don't know about the cost. It may
be worth shopping. This is one from a Google search
Thanks for the link. A remote from that site would cost $90 new, $70 used -
that's a lot more doable. Still, I think I will look around at new systems.
I hadn't considered a remote starter, but I would like something that
provides more in the way of audio and visual queues then my current setup.
Right now it's a little hard to tell when the car is locked Vs unlocked
since the only indication is a single or double flash from the parking
Wow! I bought mine for $10 on Ebay, and reprogrammed it myself with
half an hour and a screw driver. (You have to take off the bezel
around the radio, and hold down a button on some box inside there.
Look it up in the service manual at hmaservice.com and it's real
I found a remote on Ebay, but before I buy I want to make sure I understand
the programming process. I think I've found the right section on
Hmaservice.com, but it looks like a "code saving tool kit" is required. Did
you need this kit, or any other special tools?
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