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Old 06-19-2013, 12:31 PM   #1
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I was fiddling underneath the steering wheel then down to the the alarm LED light and noticed a button right under it. I accidentally pressed it and it felt like the click of a mouse. Not sure what it does but I've looked all over the manual, searched the forum and cannot find a thing about it. Alarm is not aftermarket (OEM) bought the car new from a dealership. Can anyone spare me some knowledge on what this button does? Thank you in advance.


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Old 06-19-2013, 12:40 PM   #2
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That is most assuredly aftermarket. Whoever told you it isn't was lying.
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Old 06-19-2013, 12:43 PM   #3
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That is most assuredly aftermarket. Whoever told you it isn't was lying.
You're actually right but I wonder what the button does.
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Maybe a kill switch
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It doesn't look like a button more of like a anti theft light. Does it light up?
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I have that same button on my 2010 GT have no clue what it's for. I've pressed it several times I'm also lost in the sauce with this button. Would be interesting if anyone got any ideas
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I have that same button on my 2010 GT have no clue what it's for. I've pressed it several times I'm also lost in the sauce with this button. Would be interesting if anyone got any ideas
I'm very interested as to what it is, as well as how its ending up in new cars!
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Old 06-19-2013, 02:36 PM   #9
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Dealers put those on their cars it is a alarm when you were going through finance you probably paid for it with out even knowing it.
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Dealers put those on their cars it is a alarm when you were going through finance you probably paid for it with out even knowing it.
I actually knew it would a have an alarm system but wasn't sure what the button was for under the LED light. It feels like the click of a mouse.
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I actually knew it would a have an alarm system but wasn't sure what the button was for under the LED light. It feels like the click of a mouse.
Ya it changed the settings for the starter kill or something like that it may disable it
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It doesn't look like a button more of like a anti theft light. Does it light up?
The button is located right under the LED light for the alarm system.
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It's the Karr Alarm system offered by Ford Dealers. Shouldn't really do anything with a single click. You actually have to hold it down to disarm it temporarily.
Found out what it was! It temporarily disarms the alarm system but not sure on how long.
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This is pretty interesting, I've never seen one of these installed on a new car before. I guess you learn something new everyday!

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I have a button like that too; only I paid to have it installed.

If it's the same as mine, it's the Valet Switch to the AutoMate AM1.5 alarm. You can get the owner's manual from the web page here:
Automate - Automate AM1.5
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I love how when someone finds a mysterious button like this they almost instantly press it having no idea what the outcome could be. Lol
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I love how when someone finds a mysterious button like this they almost instantly press it having no idea what the outcome could be. Lol
"Auto-destruct sequence initiated" LoL
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I have a button like that too; only I paid to have it installed.

If it's the same as mine, it's the Valet Switch to the AutoMate AM1.5 alarm. You can get the owner's manual from the web page here:
Automate - Automate AM1.5
Nice, just what I needed thanks!
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When you push it, Obama knows where your going, stop pushing it.
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I love how when someone finds a mysterious button like this they almost instantly press it having no idea what the outcome could be. Lol
Well ... what else are you supposed to do? NOT press it? Bah, where's your sense of adventure?
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Passenger eject button
Only if he hooked it up to NOS, just like in 2 fast and furious
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Most factory ford installed alarms have them. Well at our dealership at least. I usually only see them in f-150s but they do put them in a wide variety of cars/trucks. It's does temporarily disable the alarm if you don't have the fob with you and allows you to start the vehicle. Some of the older style keys won't start the vehicle if you don't have the fob to deactivate it hence the back up button. On our cars it's for vallet, or my key. Assuming your fob doesn't turn off your alarm and you can't start your vehicle because there is a flashing red light saying anti-theft, push the button and turn it off..... Hope criminals don't read this lol.
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Mwahahahaahhaha, maniacal laugh, maniacal laugh, Mwahahahaahhaha!
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I was fiddling underneath the steering wheel then down to the the alarm LED light and noticed a button right under it. I accidentally pressed it and it felt like the click of a mouse. Not sure what it does but I've looked all over the manual, searched the forum and cannot find a thing about it. Alarm is not aftermarket (OEM) bought the car new from a dealership. Can anyone spare me some knowledge on what this button does? Thank you in advance.


DON"T PUSH THAT BUTTON! You kill a kitten every time you do....
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DON"T PUSH THAT BUTTON! You kill a kitten every time you do....
Push that button! And then push it again and again and again... U get the point! Lol jk
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lmao haha that made my day at work.
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Its an ***-clown alert notifier! With proximity adjustment!
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