How to Disable a Limited Alarm in a 2001 Grand Cherokeeby Charles Poole
The alarm in your 2001 Grand Cherokee can be annoying if you are trying to make any kind of repair to your vehicle. This alarm is designed to be a deterrent to auto theft, but will go off during the repair process. If you want to disable the car alarm, you have a couple of options -- either removing the fuse for the alarm or removing the power supply from your alarm. When you take the power away from the alarm, you will be able to make your repair in peace.
Disconnecting The Battery
Locate the hood release latch on the front of the Grand Cherokee and open the hood.
Locate the negative terminal on the Cherokee's battery. This terminal has a -- sign next to it.
Loosen the terminal with a pair of channel locks.
Remove the terminal from the Cherokee's battery to disable the car alarm.
Removing The Fuse
Go to the driver's side of the Cherokee and locate the fuse box to the left under the steering wheel.
Pry open the fuse box with your fingers.
Consult your user manual to get the location of the alarm fuse.
Remove the alarm fuse from the fuse box to disable the car alarm with the fuse puller in your fuse box.
Things You'll Need
- Channel locks
- If you disconnect the car battery, you will not be able to drive the car until it is reconnected.
Charles Poole holds a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing from Appalachian State University. He started freelancing in college for local publications in Boone, N.C. and is continuing his career through online freelancing with a specialization in affiliate marketing, blogging and SEO.