1997 Saturn Security System

Tiny
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  • 1997 SATURN SL1
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • MANUAL
  • 13,300 MILES
I have a 1997 Saturn S1 4 dr that has a factory security system. The door locks work just find, but the alarm has been disconnected. If you hit the lock/unlock button enough times you can hear the clicking that's suppose to be the alarm, but no horn or anything else. I would like to know how to reconnect it.
Thank you.
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Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 AT 7:42 PM

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Tiny
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So does your horn work when you press the horn button on the steering wheel?The alarm and the key less entry module are the same unit if the key less entry work's then the alarm should. Did someone cut some wire's like to the horn etc?The detail's the better on this one. Does the starter disable work if you lock the door with remote and try to start it the starter shouldn't work. Let me know.
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Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 AT 8:28 PM
Tiny
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Yes, the horn works on the steering wheel. The starter disable doesn't work (just tried it). There is some wires connected to a plug in the trunk that I have no idea what it goes to. As far as wires being cut, I didn't see any. I'm thinking that I may have the wrong remote? Because when I went looking for them, the one I have is possibly a universal. It only has three buttons, lock, unlock, and an option button. Could this cause it to not work properly?
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Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 AT 9:20 PM
Tiny
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If the plug in the trunk is by the trunk spring's and it is a single row connector then that is probably the plug for the optional cd changer that is trunk mounted. Does your remote have a Gm number on it?Also can post a pic of the remote and I can tell you if it's factory or not.
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Thursday, January 27th, 2011 AT 1:24 AM
Tiny
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Okay, I didn't think of that about the plug and you're right cause I have the original window sticker and it does have that.
Here's the pic of the remote (I hope you can see it okay) and the numbers on the back are:
Model: AVX01BT3CL3
FCC ID: BGAOE3B
And then it has the phone number for technical services.
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Thursday, January 27th, 2011 AT 5:22 PM
Tiny
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That's a aftermarket remote judging from the number on the back it's made by audiovox I could be wrong on the maker though. Let me ask you this do you have factory door lock switches on the front door's that sits in the inside door handle release?If so post pic's of them. Also look on the rear passenger seat area the cushion that doesn't fold down there should be a factory remote key less entry module behind that cushion. If you have factory alarm and key less entry there should be a module behind that cushion. If you find one there please give me the number off of it.
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Thursday, January 27th, 2011 AT 9:36 PM
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Here's a pic of the door locks. I tore apart the back seat and did not find a module there. I also took a pic of the original window sticker with the options, but it came out really blury (old camera). Anyway, it says:
Options Installed by Manufactuer:
PWR LOCKS W/ REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY & SECURITY SYSTEM
CARPETED FRONT/REAR FLOOR MATS
AIR CONDITIONING
AM/FM STEREO WITH CASSETTE, EQUALIZER & PREMIUM SPKR PKG
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS PACKAGE
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Friday, January 28th, 2011 AT 12:59 AM
Tiny
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Okay I did find it. Finally and here's the numbers:
GM210236230
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Friday, January 28th, 2011 AT 1:22 AM
Tiny
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Alright sound's like you have the factory module do you have a factory remote?If you have one of those we could probably program it and get your factory alarm working again. So you would have the horn and starter disable.I'm not too good with the aftermarket alarms but I would like to get your factory alarm going. Let me know if you have a remote.
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Friday, January 28th, 2011 AT 3:22 AM
Tiny
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Sorry forgot to post the remote reprogramming procedure here it is.

Each transmitter is coded to prevent another transmitter from activating the RKE functions on another Saturn, as long as that particular transmitter has not been specifically programmed to that Saturn.

A transmitter can be programmed to as many different Saturns as a customer owns, as long as they have the power door lock option. Each Saturn can be programmed with up to four transmitters.

IMPORTANT: If a customer needs to obtain more transmitters, or replacement transmitters, make sure the customer is instructed to bring all their Saturn transmitters for programming. The remaining transmitters must be reprogrammed. Once the new transmitters are programmed to a particular Saturn, any lost transmitters will not unlock the Saturn.

To program the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE ) module with a new transmitter, use the following instructions:

1. Have all the transmitters that will be programmed to the Saturn present, even if only one is new. Put your key in the ignition, and keep it in the OFF position.
2. Locate the Data Link Connector (DLC ). It is fastened to bottom of the left side of the trim panel under the steering column.

Saturn Tool Kit And Splice

Saturn Tool Kit And Splice

3. Use a jumper wire to provide a path from the remote keyless entry System program circuit (cavity 8) to ground (cavity 4). Use an available Saturn lead kit and splice. To create a jumper wire as shown.

Grounding the program circuit causes the horn chirp. Count the number of horn chirps. The number of chirps wilt correspond to the mode the RKE module is in.

4. Obtain the desired mode number by referring to the Saturn Security System mode chart. Cycle the ignition key the number of times that correspond to the desired mode.
5. Keeping the program circuit grounded, simultaneously press and hold the LOCK and UNLOCK buttons on the transmitter. The horn will chirp the number of times corresponding to the mode programmed when the process is completed (may take up to 15 seconds ). If there is no response, repeat this step, making sure both buttons are pressed down firmly. If there is still no response, check the transmitter battery and battery contacts. If you are only programming the remote keyless entry (RKE) module with one transmitter, proceed to step 7.
6. Still keeping the program circuit grounded, repeat step 5 with the next transmitter. You must not allow more than one minute between programming the transmitters, or the remote keyless entry (RKE) module will exit programming mode and you will have to start over. If you accidentally disconnect the ground wire from the data link connector (DLC) before completing this step, you will have to start over at step 3. If you accidentally disconnect the ground wire from the data link connector (DLC), after completing this step, only the first transmitter will be matched. If you make a mistake, start over at step 3.
7. Remove the jumper wire.
8. Test the operation of each transmitter with the Saturn.
9. Close the decklid or liftgate.
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Friday, January 28th, 2011 AT 3:58 AM
Tiny
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No I don't have the factory remote. The previous owner was going to send me the spare key but never did. I guess I am going to have to get the factory remote. Thank you so much for your help!
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Friday, January 28th, 2011 AT 4:50 AM
Tiny
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Your welcome let me know how it come's out when you get the remote.
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Friday, January 28th, 2011 AT 4:05 PM
Tiny
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I just got my new remote for my car and it works like a champ!
Thank you so much for all your help. :-D
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Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 AT 1:01 AM
Tiny
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Your welcome that's what were here for glad to hear you got the new remote programed.
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Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 AT 1:13 AM

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