Category Archives: Alarm Remotes

Cobra Remote: How to test and change the batteries

Do you need to change your Cobra Remote Battery? All Cobra remote controls take one CR2032 Battery. I recommend changing your Cobra remote battery after about 3 years, but if your remote has stopped responding, or the range has dropped … Continue reading

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Alarm won’t disarm!

There is never a good time for your alarm to fail, but this mornings job was one of the most classic… The phone rings, “My alarm won’t disarm!” My distressed customer is a courier driver and her van is illegally … Continue reading

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TX-90 & TX-90T remote controls

The original TX-90T remote was easy to identify due to it’s LED colour which was blue. It worked well but for some reason, Australian alarm manufactures Dynamco (Cyclops) have decided to dabble and change the LED to green. To make … Continue reading

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Ford Falcon BA/BF Compatible Remote Control

If you have a Ford Falcon BA or BF Model and need a replacement remote control then I now have them in stock. They are super easy to code and will work if your Falcon was manufactured between 2002-2010. BA … Continue reading

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Autowatch PIN codes

If you need a replacement Autowatch remote then you’ll need to know your alarms over-ride pin number as Autowatch systems use it to prevent unauthorised remote cloning. The pin number will allow the car to start in the event of … Continue reading

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Remote Boot Pop/Trunk Release

Remote Boot Pop I often get asked to explain what the boot pop or trunk release feature on the alarm is for so I thought I’d clarify with a quick post. It’s quite simply having the ability to pop the … Continue reading

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Viper Replacement Remote Controls

If you are after a replacement remote for your Viper alarm then I will need to know the Remote Part Number (RPN).  Viper has produced a huge number of remote controls over the years and many look alike. You’ll need … Continue reading

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Autowatch remote batteries

How to change the batteries in your Autowatch peanut remote The Autowatch 225000 (AKA peanut remote) takes 2 CR1220 coin type batteries. These last for about 3 years with normal use. The back of the case will have either N4086, 225-000, or … Continue reading

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Know how your alarm works

Don’t wait until your alarm fails! There is never a good time for your alarm remote to fail. If you don’t change the remote batteries then it’s only a matter of time before it will eventually happen. It’s also quite … Continue reading

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Ultra Start 450 remote

Recently I’ve had a number of SS450 remote controls fail. Whilst Steal Shield have replaced them all under warranty it has still been a pain for both for my customers and myself. I’m not sure if it was simply a … Continue reading

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