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Old 03-29-2011, 10:47 AM
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I have a 2002 Dodge Quad Cab. My alarm has been unlocking on it's own the past couple of weeks. All it takes is another car driving by it and it unlocks and the lights continue to blink. This is a real problem at night and when it's home all day by itself.

This morning I went out and the battery was dead.

Any help is appreciated.....

I think I previously posted this in the wrong forum...sorry.
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Old 03-29-2011, 10:56 AM
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Start by determining the cause of the dead battery. Is it a key off draw? Charging system issue? Bad battery? I think I'm going to go with a Key off draw to begin with.
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I have a 2002 Dodge Quad Cab. My alarm has been unlocking on it's own the past couple of weeks. All it takes is another car driving by it and it unlocks and the lights continue to blink. This is a real problem at night and when it's home all day by itself.

This morning I went out and the battery was dead.

Any help is appreciated.....

I think I previously posted this in the wrong forum...sorry.
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First,,disconnect that alarm and leave it that way until you know that is what is causing the truck to unlock and draining the battery. If that alarm is the culprit get another one.
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i would start off by trying both the above comments to try and determine what your problem is and if its the alarm get a new one installed or bring it back to where you got it installed and see what they can do for you
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