Category Archives: Cobra

Cobra Alarms are made in Italy and Cobra has been the market leader in Europe for the last 20 years. Cobra news and reviews…

Isuzu D-Max Upgrade Alarm

The Isuzu D-Max is another popular Ute which I’ve worked on recently. It comes with factory keyless entry and immobiliser as standard but lacks an alarm which is a must have if you are are a tradesman and keep tools … Continue reading

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Mazda 3 Upgrade alarm

The Mazda 3 (Or Axela as it is called in Japan) was first released in 2003. All New Zealand models have a factory immobiliser but some of the early Generation 1 Japanese Axela (BK Shape) imports did not have any … Continue reading

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e-NV200 Obsessive Van upgrade alarm

The Obsessive Van is the first fully electric vehicle that I’ve worked on. As you’d expect I’ve tried to take it to a new level so it’s been a good learning exercise and I’ve come up with some new tricks … Continue reading

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Cobra AK4698 Movement Sensor Deactivation

The following instruction explain how to disable the ultrasonic volumetric sensors and additional movement sensor on a Cobra AK4698 Note: The Additional movement sensor is an option and is to standard equipment. The Ultrasonic Volumeteric Sensor protection must be disabled … Continue reading

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Kia Sportage Upgrade Alarm

The current shape Kia Sportage was released as a 2016 model and comes with a very high level of equipment. It shares the same hands free proximity boot opening set up as the Hyundai Tucson where the the boot opens … Continue reading

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Cobra Alarm Fault Codes

If your alarm triggers you’ll probably want to know what has caused it to happen. This way it can be repaired if damage has occurred or be put right if there is an issue with a faulty sensor. All Cobra … Continue reading

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AK4615 Disabling Ultrasonic Sensors

The following instruction explain how to disable the ultrasonic sensors on a Cobra AK4615 and AK4625 Turn the ignition off Within 5 seconds press the emergency panel push button and keep it pressed until the LED flashes X times. It … Continue reading

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Charlatan Cobra Alarms in Australia!

If you live across the ditch (Yep I’m referring to you Australians) then you should be aware that Cobra is not officially available over there. Be warned the following website: http://www.cobra-aust.com.au/ I have spoken to Vodafone Automotive (Cobra) in Italy … Continue reading

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Cobra AK4698

The Cobra AK4698 is the replacement for the soon to be discontinued AK4198¬†which set the bench mark for Remote Upgrade Alarms back in 2008. It’s an alarm that I would rate as being the best by a significant margin, both … Continue reading

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Cobra AB3868

As with all other Cobra alarms the AB3868 has a siren which is shrill, loud and attention grabbing when set off, exactly the way any good car alarm should be. It can also be programed for what ever volume you desire for the arm and dis-arm chirps. Continue reading

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