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I use a heat gun from Harbor Freight that I picked up for $10.
I am no good at soldering either, but going to learn alot here shortly with all the leds I am getting. Course probably doesn't help that I ruined my iron by using to to fix my bumper and old grill, melted the cracks and breaks together.
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So, I'm installing an after market alarm into my truck. It has no alarm/immobilizer system from the factory.

The system allows me to wire into the 'ignition on' switch so that when I turn the ignition on, the doors (after market locks, not oem) lock and when I turn the alarm off they unlock.

I was wondering if, instead of wiring into the ignition I could wire into the neutral safety switch?(assuming it's electric and not mechanical) so that instead of working with 'ignition on', the locks lock when I take the car out of neutral and unlock when it goes back into neutral.
My wife's Saturn has this feature and I think I'd prefer it to the ignition on locking.

Any ideas anyone?
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I don't see any reason you couldn't. I say try it and see if it works.
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I don't see any reason you couldn't. I say try it and see if it works.
Actually there is lol I just found out.
Basically the feature isn't wired uniquely into the ignition wire. The alarm system as a whole is wired into the ignition and HAS to be. The lock feature is an internal feature of the alarm and I can't wire the whole alarm into the neutral switch.
if there was a separate and unique wire for the 'lock' feature, I could - but there isn't, so that idea is out of the window lol
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