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Virgilson
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Sep 29, 2:21am - #287301 
How to change blinking alarm L.E.D. to blue instead of red?

anyone know how to do it??? is there a way i can replace the red one with a blue one...because my friend eric has a blue one and is on top of his steering wheel base.

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Sep 29, 8:20am - #287302 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
anyone know how to do it??? is there a way i can replace the red one with a blue one...because my friend eric has a blue one and is on top of his steering wheel base.
LED's like those usually come with an aftermarket alarm, and are installed along with the alarm.

Do you want the LED to be in its current position, or do you want it on the dash also?


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Sep 29, 9:52am - #287303 
All you have to do is buy a new led and cut the old one off, wire the new led to the old wire and you're set.

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Sep 29, 10:25am - #287304 
go to radio shack etc. buy a blue led and pop the red one out and stick it in. and then solder the wire

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Sep 29, 10:54am - #287305 
well there may be a problem with that... i dunno i havent taken it off... but ive got the stock alarm and the LED also acts as a button to disable the alarm ... idunno

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Sep 29, 11:00am - #287306 
Anything can be replaced, if you take your time. It has to be a led, you might have to take the entire switch out to do it.


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Sep 29, 11:01am - #287307 
hmm i'm not familiar with that kind. the leds i've done were just leds

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Sep 29, 11:57am - #287308 
Originally Posted by TimO
well there may be a problem with that... i dunno i havent taken it off... but ive got the stock alarm and the LED also acts as a button to disable the alarm ... idunno
You sure? I have never heard of that with the VIP system.

It's usually just a light that blink when the alarm is armed.


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Sep 29, 1:03pm - #287309 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by TimO
well there may be a problem with that... i dunno i havent taken it off... but ive got the stock alarm and the LED also acts as a button to disable the alarm ... idunno
You sure? I have never heard of that with the VIP system.

It's usually just a light that blink when the alarm is armed.


Yea,I've never heard of that either. The LED has a positive and negative wire. All you have to do is cut the old one and solder the new one.

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Sep 29, 1:56pm - #287310 
Originally Posted by specsgt
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by TimO
well there may be a problem with that... i dunno i havent taken it off... but ive got the stock alarm and the LED also acts as a button to disable the alarm ... idunno
You sure? I have never heard of that with the VIP system.

It's usually just a light that blink when the alarm is armed.


Yea,I've never heard of that either. The LED has a positive and negative wire. All you have to do is cut the old one and solder the new one.

i changed mine to white. the size is 5mm. just remember the shorter stem on the led is the negative.


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Sep 29, 2:01pm - #287311 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by TimO
well there may be a problem with that... i dunno i havent taken it off... but ive got the stock alarm and the LED also acts as a button to disable the alarm ... idunno
You sure? I have never heard of that with the VIP system.

It's usually just a light that blink when the alarm is armed.


Positive. When I got my 30,000 mile service done they disabled my alarm for some reason. I called them up and they had me push the LED button while a started the car. And low and behold it worked! spineyes thumbsup

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Sep 29, 2:33pm - #287312 
if mine did that before...it doesnt do it now. i changed mine to blue. when i opened it all up i didnt notice anything that pushing it would have done though. maybe its for different years?


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Sep 29, 2:55pm - #287313 
idunnoi dunno, but mine is a 2001 GTS if that makes a difference

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Sep 29, 3:42pm - #287314 
maybe your car is just special tongue

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Sep 29, 10:10pm - #287315 
i gotta try these stuff...thanks for all the help you guys. thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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Sep 29, 10:58pm - #287316 
Originally Posted by TimO

Originally Posted by slidr

Originally Posted by TimO

well there may be a problem with that... i dunno i havent taken it off... but ive got the stock alarm and the LED also acts as a button to disable the alarm ... idunno
You sure? I have never heard of that with the VIP system.

It's usually just a light that blink when the alarm is armed.


Positive. When I got my 30,000 mile service done they disabled my alarm for some reason. I called them up and they had me push the LED button while a started the car. And low and behold it worked! spineyes thumbsup


they reset the alarm codes and re-enable the codes. i know how to do that too, they taught me how to do it.


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Sep 29, 11:33pm - #287317 
Originally Posted by Zero
Originally Posted by TimO
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by TimO
well there may be a problem with that... i dunno i havent taken it off... but ive got the stock alarm and the LED also acts as a button to disable the alarm ... idunno
You sure? I have never heard of that with the VIP system.

It's usually just a light that blink when the alarm is armed.


Positive. When I got my 30,000 mile service done they disabled my alarm for some reason. I called them up and they had me push the LED button while a started the car. And low and behold it worked! spineyes thumbsup


they reset the alarm codes and re-enable the codes. i know how to do that too, they taught me how to do it.


lol i have the same thing...mines is an 2000 GT, it has the button thingy/LED light.

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