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Does anyone know how the alarm light on the the GT (Canada) should function? If the car is locked and armed, should the light on the insturment panel be on, off, or flashing. I am finding that when I turn off the car, the alarm light (red car) begins to flash. Once I leave the car and lock and arm, the light goes off. Is the correct?

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that light on the dash shows that the key is still in the car
 

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So guys is there a light in the car at all then that indicates the alarm is on?
 

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Yes, its a symbol of a car with a key in it.

It flashes anytime, except when the car is running.
 

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OK..so as soon as I put my key in the ignition, the light should stop flashing. At all other times it should be flashing? So when I leave the car, hit the keyless 2x so the horn beeps, I should still see the light flashing?

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PS Am I correct in that pressing lock on the keyless once locks the car, the second time the horn beeps and it is armed?
 

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Pressing the lock button once locks and arms the alarm. Pressing twice sounds the horn, which confirms that it's already locked and armed.
 

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I don't know if you guys know what he is saying, I do, he means like on other cars like Camry, luxury cars, etc. when you turn on the security system, do u see a blinking light, u know blue or red etc.?
 

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Yes. Most cars that have an immobilizer have a blinking light of some sort.
 

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Ok..so when should the light be on? When the car is locked and armed or when it is opened and unarmed?
 

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The light will be on as soon as you stop and remove your key from the ignition. That you arm the system by locking the car after as no bearing on that light flashing.
 

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I don't know, we don't have alarms here in the US (well, not standard). But we do have the immobilizer - which is effective as long as the car is not turned on.

Pressing the key once would flash the lights, pushing twice would honk the horn.

You can also push and get no lights or horn - this means that a door is ajar.

(I've always wanted a reason to use that word!)

EDIT: Bear in mind, this does NOT mean the alarm is set - just that the doors are locked. The flashing light is a simple deturent.
 

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Ah, that sounds good. Ok I'm not worried anymore.
 
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