Hyundai Matrix Security Alarm.

Discussion in 'Hyundai Matrix' started by RickyB, Mar 10, 2005.

  1. RickyB

    RickyB Guest

    Can anyone tell me how to disable the car alarm for my Hyundai Matrix.
    Every time a car goes pass it goes off!
    RickyB, Mar 10, 2005
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  2. | Can anyone tell me how to disable the car alarm for my Hyundai
    | Every time a car goes pass it goes off!

    I can't tell you how to disable it. But there should be some way
    to reduce the sensitivity. This adjustment should solve the

    Also, I want everyone on this planet who has a car alarm to learn
    how to set their alarms without making so much as a peep of
    noise, and also have their alarms reprogrammed for "silent
    arming." Having rented cars recently due to a car accident, I'm
    incredulous over the stupidity with which the American car alarms
    have been factory-programmed. It goes like this:

    When you unlock the doors with the remote, the headlights flash
    to confirm the unlocked status. However, when you lock the doors,
    the only indication is that the domelight flashes. It's a
    certainty that no human will see the domelight from outside the
    vehicle, even at night. This encourages the car owner to press
    the remote button a second time for confirmation; this second
    push blows the horn and bothers other people in the neighborhood.
    I rented a Ford that was set up this way, and I found that GM
    does the same thing. I believe that the Hyundai that I rented was
    set up differently -- it flashed the headlights upon arming: much

    Richard Steinfeld, Mar 10, 2005
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  3. RickyB

    DK Guest

    The annoyance these stupid alarm systems cause is a lot less
    bearable than a small risk of 1) someone breaking into the car
    AND 2) the alarm preventing further damage.

    Please, how can it be disabled altogether? I bought a car,
    not a screaming monster that makes me think of what I should
    do to avoid it screaming.

    DK, Aug 19, 2010
  4. RickyB

    Ed Pawlowski Guest

    Simple really. Don't lock the car.

    Setting the car alarm does two things. 1. It stops 75 year old grandmothers
    from stealing your car, 2. It stops 9 year old and younger from stealing
    your car.

    Everyone else in between that wants to steal your car will know how to get
    around it. I personally know of people that have had cars stolen while the
    alarm was set and it was parked in a ver visible place on a busy street in
    broad daylight. I saw a demo on TV showing a car thief walking up to a car
    and driving it away just as fast as the guy with a key.

    My unlocked cars have been broken into twice that I know of. In one case, a
    had a quart of oil in the back seat and it was taken. In the second case,
    some stuff from the glove box was pulled out and dropped on the floor.
    Nothing taken, nothing of value in the car. Total loss was $1.

    Other cars were locked. Two had broken windows. Two others had paint
    damage from prying. Another time, my brother had his convertible top
    slashed so a thief could take a $5 pair of sunglasses.

    YMMV, but I fail to see the value of a car alarm or locking the doors.
    Ed Pawlowski, Aug 19, 2010
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