How to Disable an Alarm on a Camry

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How to Disable an Alarm on a Camry
You might want to disable your Camry's alarm system while making some repairs. (car keys image by bright from Fotolia.com)

One option for Toyota Camry owners is an in-car alarm system. Although car alarms are good to have as a security feature, they sometimes can be obtrusive during some minor electrical repairs because they can be accidentally triggered, giving you quite the scare. Your Camry does have a kill switch, however, that temporarily will disable your alarm while you make repairs.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Camry key

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Open your Camry's door and sit in the driver's seat.

  2. 2

    Locate the kill switch, actually a toggle switch, on your Camry. It is located on the left-hand side of the steering wheel column beneath the dashboard. It will be the only switch on that side beneath the dashboard.

  3. 3

    Press the toggle switch in and hold it.

  4. 4

    Start the engine on your Camry while you are still depressing this switch.

  5. 5

    Listen for an audible beep that will let you know the alarm has been disabled.

  6. 6

    Reverse this process to reactivate your alarm.

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