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Apr 19, 3:24pm - #159409 
Hmm... Why does my Celica honk at me?

Sometimes when I lock/unlock the car (with either the remote or the key), the running lights flash briefly, and the car honks for about a half-second.

What causes it to honk, and how can I make it not honk? smile
(It only does the honk thing sometimes, the lights always flash, which is all I want it to do.)


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Apr 19, 3:25pm - #159410 
it honks if you press the lock button twice.

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Apr 19, 3:29pm - #159411 
I've only been hitting it once. I hit unlock twice (to unlock all the doors). Sometimes it honks, sometimes not...


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Apr 19, 3:33pm - #159412 
the honking means you have a security system thumbsup

the lights flash also to tell you when you unlock or lock the car, mine does that...

but doesn't honk cause i don't have security system

i think i'm right


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Apr 19, 3:35pm - #159413 
Ahh. So maybe if I hit the little button on the back of the red light inside the car, that will keep the alarm from arming (when I don't want it to)?


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Apr 19, 3:37pm - #159414 
idk, read about it in the owner's manual? grin
if it's there, but I think you can disarm it. confused


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Apr 19, 3:40pm - #159415 
rofl rofl rice

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Apr 19, 7:09pm - #159416 
I looked for it in the manual last night, but it didn't mention any honking, or alarm systems.
It said that the lights should flash for the keyless thing, but nothing else.

Mainly just trying to find out how to disable it, it's damned annoying tongue


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Apr 19, 7:22pm - #159417 
I have a security system and no honking.

I thought that honking means that there is no security system, and that the car just has remote keyless entry???


My girlfriend's Civic does the honking thing. No security system, just remote keyless entry.

I'm pretty sure that honking means that you only have remote keyless entry.


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Apr 19, 7:25pm - #159418 
yea, won't be in manual cause it's not on all the cars..

it's your alarm, take it to toyota and just ask them thumbsup


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Apr 19, 7:29pm - #159419 
Originally Posted by slidr
I have a security system and no honking.

I thought that honking means that there is no security system, and that the car just has remote keyless entry???


My girlfriend's Civic does the honking thing. No security system, just remote keyless entry.

I'm pretty sure that honking means that you only have remote keyless entry.


that's Honda, not toyota


my celica does not honk at me when i lock doors or unlock nor does it beep, it just flashed its lights


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Apr 19, 7:31pm - #159420 
Yeah. Except Toyota is rather far away tongue

I'll just call 'em tomorow and ask 'em to give me the info about the alarm, so I can figure out all the bells and whistles. I gave them all my money, they can help me out ;P


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Apr 19, 7:33pm - #159421 
The car shouldn't honk when armed/disarmed, it should just give off a short beep. Once for arming, twice for disarming, and a continuous beep when the car isn't locked properly.

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Apr 19, 7:35pm - #159422 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by slidr
I have a security system and no honking.

I thought that honking means that there is no security system, and that the car just has remote keyless entry???


My girlfriend's Civic does the honking thing. No security system, just remote keyless entry.

I'm pretty sure that honking means that you only have remote keyless entry.


that's Honda, not toyota


my celica does not honk at me when i lock doors or unlock nor does it beep, it just flashed its lights
Even if you lock the car twice in a row, it doesn't honk??


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Apr 19, 7:36pm - #159423 
Originally Posted by faran325
The car shouldn't honk when armed/disarmed, it should just give off a short beep. Once for arming, twice for disarming, and a continuous beep when the car isn't locked properly.


That's what I thought. I thought remote keyless without a security system only honks. Hold true for other makes than Honda.


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Apr 19, 7:38pm - #159424 
I haven't heard any type of beeps from the car...

The alarm is the black box type deal with the red light on it (stuck to the underside of the dash on the driver's side), right?


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Apr 19, 7:41pm - #159425 
^^right


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Apr 19, 7:41pm - #159426 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by slidr
I have a security system and no honking.

I thought that honking means that there is no security system, and that the car just has remote keyless entry???


My girlfriend's Civic does the honking thing. No security system, just remote keyless entry.

I'm pretty sure that honking means that you only have remote keyless entry.


that's Honda, not toyota


my celica does not honk at me when i lock doors or unlock nor does it beep, it just flashed its lights
Even if you lock the car twice in a row, it doesn't honk??


no, i don't think so, i don't need to lock the car twice, hitting it once locks everything spineyes
and i don't have the VIP security


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Apr 19, 7:47pm - #159427 
Ok. I'm pretty sure it's not the wireless entry system, because it's happened when I opened up the door with the key, or even the door lock button inside...


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Apr 19, 7:49pm - #159428 
your celica is crazY


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Apr 19, 7:51pm - #159429 
I think you might be right. smile


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Apr 19, 7:52pm - #159430 
Gonna go see if I can find some type of ID number on the alarm box.


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Apr 19, 8:03pm - #159431 
I took my Celi to the dealer to ask why it doesn't honk or beep. They were digging through the manual swearing there was a way to enable it, half hour passes and they finally decided the 03's don't honk/beep.

I dunno...

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Apr 19, 8:04pm - #159432 
Ah-ha! I found it grin

I laid down on my back to look up under the driver's side dash, and found the little button that says SILENCER.

Now it does the short beep for arming, and beep-beep for disarming. Excellent!


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Apr 19, 8:25pm - #159433 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by slidr
I have a security system and no honking.

I thought that honking means that there is no security system, and that the car just has remote keyless entry???


My girlfriend's Civic does the honking thing. No security system, just remote keyless entry.

I'm pretty sure that honking means that you only have remote keyless entry.


that's Honda, not toyota


my celica does not honk at me when i lock doors or unlock nor does it beep, it just flashed its lights
Even if you lock the car twice in a row, it doesn't honk??


no, i don't think so, i don't need to lock the car twice, hitting it once locks everything spineyes
and i don't have the VIP security
A lot of remote keyless entry systems honk when the lock button is pressed twice.

Just a way for the driver to make sure that the car is locked since most people walk away while arming/locking their car.


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Apr 19, 8:25pm - #159434 
Originally Posted by ArumnDark
Ah-ha! I found it grin

I laid down on my back to look up under the driver's side dash, and found the little button that says SILENCER.

Now it does the short beep for arming, and beep-beep for disarming. Excellent!


That's cool, I never knew that. Is that under the flashing red light?


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Apr 19, 8:39pm - #159435 
Yeah. It's on the back of the tube, at the opposite end as the light. Tube is probably around an inch long.


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Apr 19, 8:40pm - #159436 
Originally Posted by slidr
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Originally Posted by slidr
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[quote=slidr]I have a security system and no honking.

I thought that honking means that there is no security system, and that the car just has remote keyless entry???


My girlfriend's Civic does the honking thing. No security system, just remote keyless entry.

I'm pretty sure that honking means that you only have remote keyless entry.


that's Honda, not toyota


my celica does not honk at me when i lock doors or unlock nor does it beep, it just flashed its lights
Even if you lock the car twice in a row, it doesn't honk??


no, i don't think so, i don't need to lock the car twice, hitting it once locks everything spineyes
and i don't have the VIP security
A lot of remote keyless entry systems honk when the lock button is pressed twice.

Just a way for the driver to make sure that the car is locked since most people walk away while arming/locking their car. [/quote]

i know, i'm talking about the celica spineyes


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Apr 19, 9:10pm - #159437 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by slidr
[quote=VSGTS14][quote=slidr]I have a security system and no honking.

I thought that honking means that there is no security system, and that the car just has remote keyless entry???


My girlfriend's Civic does the honking thing. No security system, just remote keyless entry.

I'm pretty sure that honking means that you only have remote keyless entry.


that's Honda, not toyota


my celica does not honk at me when i lock doors or unlock nor does it beep, it just flashed its lights
Even if you lock the car twice in a row, it doesn't honk??


no, i don't think so, i don't need to lock the car twice, hitting it once locks everything spineyes
and i don't have the VIP security
A lot of remote keyless entry systems honk when the lock button is pressed twice.

Just a way for the driver to make sure that the car is locked since most people walk away while arming/locking their car. [/quote]

i know, i'm talking about the celica spineyes [/quote]I know but some of the systems are used throughout different makes.


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^^i know spineyes


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Apr 19, 9:16pm - #159439 
Anyways, thank you for all the tips folks!
Even if it WAS some as simple as a little toggle button... rolleyes

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Apr 19, 11:02pm - #159441 
Yea that happens to me too, When I lock me car i hear 3 honks then when I unlock it it honks only twice. you can probably disconnect it from the horn. But I like it because you can hear it from far away if you forgot where you parked.. thumbsup

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Apr 19, 11:08pm - #159442 
i dunno if this is also for celi but on my car if you hold the unlock or lock button down for 2-3 seconds it unlocks or locks the car without making any sound, the lights just flash

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Apr 20, 12:02am - #159443 
u can disable the honk...but i have no idea how to do it.


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