|03-21-2013 10:54 PM|
Unscrew it and zip tie it up under the dash.
I'm a little weird about holes in my dash so I would probably order a new panel.
|03-21-2013 10:32 PM|
To the OP; your little blinking box that looks like crap is because you didn't buy the alarm. Apparently there is something that plugs into the front when the alarm is sold to a customer, which sets it to 'customer' mode. I find a card in my glovebox describing this. If you don't buy it then they don't plug this part in, and you're left with just the blinking light.
Like Dusthol says, its probably easy to uninstall. If you crawl under there and look up you'll see a small box most likely strapped to the steering column. Removing that, and splicing the wires back would work. Still, you'd have to research to figure out exactly what you're doing, but its possible.
|03-21-2013 10:26 PM|
|Dusthol||Just have to splice the wires back together under the column. What u see on the outside leads to a box with wires that go to the ignition harness. Usually it's a ground, power, and ignition. Just splice the wires back|
|03-21-2013 06:34 PM|
|03-21-2013 06:13 PM|
|Dusthol||Like it was said. It's a blinking light. Just leave it. Just keep in mind IF u have a starting problem where it won't crank at all and u have a good battery. Check that piece. They do fail sometimes. As long as it works leave it|
|03-21-2013 06:01 PM|
|Zed||Maybe I'm the only one but I'd be SERIOUSLY PO'd the dealer screwed anything into a brand new vehicle they sold me.|
|03-21-2013 05:36 PM|
|legitposter||If you didn't pay for it, and therefore they didn't activate anything, all you have is a blinking light. Still, that blinking light may deter a theft so if it doesnt annoy you then you might as well leave it..|
|03-21-2013 04:40 PM|
|Bbiscan21||What are the receiving ports in the front and what's the button for? Does it serve any purpose if I didn't buy anything extra?|
|03-21-2013 04:39 PM|
|Bbiscan21||Ya I confirmed with the dealer it's an alarm. They gave me a number of a company that they have install them....it was never offered to me when I bought it and it doesn't do anything....I can lock it with the fab and then unlock it with the key without the alarm going off...it's gone relatively unnoticed for the year and a half I've had it....don't want to pull it out and expose the screw holes. Any disadvantages to leaving it in?|
|03-21-2013 04:31 PM|
|Dusthol||The " keys" that they sell are generic. They don't have a rolling code feature like alarms do. If ur friend has a "key" from the same dealer he can use it in your vehicle. That module is an anti start. It ties into the ignition wire and a couple of others ( wont say more on Internet). Where I worked we would put them in as part of the PDI.|
|03-21-2013 03:22 PM|
|03-21-2013 03:01 PM|
|03-21-2013 02:18 PM|
|Dusthol||It's an anti theft system the dealer installed. The finance guy is supposed to upsell it when u buy the vehicle. Obviously the OP didn't purchase it. It can be removed and yes u will have 2 screw holes in the panel. I installed thousands of these. Never buy it.|
|03-21-2013 01:35 PM|
Might be a glass break detector. Clap you hands near it to see if it triggers.
|03-21-2013 01:18 PM|
Okay while you figure out the flashy, blinky thing what song is this and what TV show is it from?
|03-21-2013 11:07 AM|
|03-21-2013 10:57 AM|
Looks like the plastic sheeting is still on top of carpet, underneath the slush mats... hmmm, that combined with 'said' security thingy - Did you get the old 5-finger discount ???
|03-21-2013 10:56 AM|
|03-21-2013 10:48 AM|
I have this too. It's a dealer security system. It's main function is, ON THE LOT, to open the windows when a thief tries to break one. This is to save money from having to replace so many windows.
When someone buys the vehicle the dealer usually offers them two choices:
1. Pay a couple hundred dollars and the dealer will activate 'consumer' mode in which the alarm basically becomes an impact sensor and sets everything off when someone tries to break a window, etc. It might have another function as well. It ties into your key fob and is activated/deactivated based on using your key fob. In fact if you lock the jeep with your fob then unlock it with your actual key in the keyhole then you'll set the alarm off.
2. Don't pay, and the dealer simply disables it. You need to request for them to remove it if you actually want it completely removed and not just disabled. Most people allow the dealer to keep it there because then you get a free blinking light that *might* deter someone later on.
|03-21-2013 10:44 AM|
|Bbiscan21||Yep that's what I'm gonna do. Logical next step if no one knows what the heck it is. Ill let you guys know what they say, thanks.|
|03-21-2013 10:37 AM|
|4DoorCrush||Take it back to the dealer and ask! Or give them a ring and ask|
|03-21-2013 10:36 AM|
|Bbiscan21||Yeah it's screwed in and there are wires running up in towards the steering column.|
|03-21-2013 10:32 AM|
|03-21-2013 10:26 AM|
|panthermark||It is most likely a secuirty part that was not removed when sold. Hopefully there are not screw holes in the lower dash if it is removed.|
|03-21-2013 10:24 AM|
|03-21-2013 10:23 AM|
I really want to know what this is. I'm paranoid about crap like this.
There's a website called reddit and they have a whole section dedicated to finding out what stuff is. Take these pictures and post then over there in case no one here knows what it is.
|03-21-2013 10:22 AM|
|parker65||Your wife, GF or SO is on to you! Tracking that every move, LOL!|
|03-21-2013 10:21 AM|
|03-21-2013 10:09 AM|
|panthermark||The ol' crotch cam eh?|
|03-21-2013 10:09 AM|
|Timberline||Did you purchase this vehicle used or new?|
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