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Old 07-06-2016, 05:43 PM   #1
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Looking to install aftermarket alarm system, HELP!

Hey Fellow Boxsters,

I'm looking to purchase an aftermarket alarm system. My reason for this is my original key lights up when I push the buttons but does nothing, I also have a spare key and the light flashes even faster but also does nothing.

So I'm wondering if it's worth it to install one or just get the dealership to program another key!

Has anyone installed an aftermarket alarm or keyless entry?

Really could use your help fellow members?

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Old 07-06-2016, 06:15 PM   #2
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Crunch some numbers...

It might cost you as much to have a decent aftermarket alarm installed as it would to buy a new key head and have it programmed.
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Old 07-06-2016, 06:18 PM   #3
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3rd Party Keyless Entry DIY (Why Not?)

Very easy and cheap to do, my car had a damaged keyfob and I followed the instructions on the post here, look for " 3rd Party Keyless Entry DIY (Why Not?) "

mine works great. what it does is that you take an affordable simple alarm and install it in tandem with the existing car central system and that's it.
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I did the same as Stelan, follow that thread, get a chepo ebay system for like $20 and fit it in an hour, easy.

However mine didn't have a factory alarm or keyless entry, so it was an easy choice for me. If it did I'd probably go the 'proper' route and get that working again instead, then you don't have an extra alarm fob to carry around and you don't have extra aftermarket Chinese stuff spliced in to go wrong later... but it's gonna cost you a lot more I'd guess.
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I think that's what I'm going to have to do!


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Old 07-24-2016, 05:09 AM   #6
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Any one out there Install an aftermarket alarm , what brand did you use


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If your immobilizer is working, just add the keyless entry. It's really simple

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