Anti-theft system is a contact controlled system. Anti-theft system is activated and deactivated by locking or unlocking driver's door or trunk with key or remote control transmitter. Anti-theft system is activated within approximately 15 seconds after locking vehicle. When anti-theft system is triggered, an audio horn will sound and exterior lights will flash. Anti-theft system monitors all doors, hood, glove box door and trunk lid position. See Fig. 1.
Vehicle may also be equipped with anti-tow system. This system will trigger alarm system if vehicle is towed or raised in a manner that simulates a towing attempt. Anti-tow system can be disabled by turning ignition on and depressing switch in instrument panel. When anti-tow system is off, light in switch will come on. Anti-tow system will remain off until vehicle is locked again with key or remote transmitter.
Anti-theft system is triggered when door, trunk, hood or storage compartment between seats is opened or if vehicle is lifted. When anti-theft system is triggered, an audio horn will sound for approximately 30 seconds and exterior lights will flash for approximately 3 minutes.
Fig. 1: Locating Anti-Theft System Components
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