Best answer: Is the security light supposed to stay on?

What does it mean when security light stays on?

Don’t assume right away that it means someone tried to break into or steal your vehicle. In most cases, it means that there is a failure somewhere in the security system. There is no quick bypass to get around the security system or immobilizer.

Why does my anti theft light stay on?

A car’s anti-theft system may activate if your key fob battery is dead and hasn’t disabled the system. Make sure the battery is installed correctly in your key fob. If the battery is correctly installed, replace it with a fresh battery and try again.

Is the security indicator light supposed to be flashing?

If the Security Indicator Light is flashing with the key out of the ignition lock and accessory position, this is a normal sign that the alarm and the immobilizer system is active. While starting the car or key in the “run” position, the security lamp should illuminate briefly then go out.

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What does the red dot light on the dashboard mean?

Thanks! Right, the red dot tells you when the optional “integrated vehicle alarm system with sentry key” is armed. It’s not supposed to be lit when the engine is running. Sounds like there is either a problem with the transponder in your key, or the reciever in the dash.

Does the security light drain battery?

The anti-theft light won’t drain your battery. But, if you leave the car alarm to go off for long, it can drain the battery.

How do I reset my anti theft system?

Exit the car with all doors closed and the windows rolled up. Also close and any rear doors such as the trunk, rear hatch and front hood. Lock the car using the drivers side lock and walk away from the car at least ten feet. Wait for fifteen minutes and unlock the door, this should reset the security system.

How do I know if my car is in anti-theft mode?

If the security or anti-theft light is flashing when you attempt to start your car, and the engine does not crank or does not start, you have an anti-theft problem. The system may not be recognizing your key or keyless entry signal, or there may be a fault in the anti-theft module, keyless entry system or wiring.

How do I know if my PASSLock is activated?

Most PASSLock-equipped vehicles have a telltale indicator in the instrument panel. When a PASSLock-equipped vehicle is being started, the instrument panel warning light for PASSLock remains on until the engine starts.

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What does the anti theft light look like?

Step 1: Check the anti-theft light. It will have either a red or blue light and is located on the dash. Step 2: Turn on the ignition. Insert the car key into your car’s ignition and turn it on.

What does a blinking theft light mean?

If the theft light is flashing rapidly, you have an issue with the alarm system. ( bad key, bad antenae in the key hole, wiring issue) If the car is turning over, but not starting and the theft light is steady, I would check your crankshaft position sensor. 76 people found this helpful.

Why does the security light blink?

The blinking light indicates that a car has an electronic security system. Incidentally, the reason this is added is to enhance the deterrent to theft effect of the security system — that is to say, the light is designed to further discourage attempted theft.

What does the green key light mean?

Premium Member. Re: Green key light flashing. be sure the honda key is by itself or with only regular metal keys when starting the car. other key cards and a second key can scramble the signal. but more than likely its a faulty immobilizer security system.