2nd Driver side key hole?


kaldir
06-08-2005, 06:52 PM
Hey, im buying a 1987 944, and I was wondering what the 2nd key hole on the driver side of the car is. The person that owns it now does not know, and I was hoping one of you might know. Thanks.

930guy
06-08-2005, 10:38 PM
Alarm

kaldir
06-09-2005, 08:27 AM
How does it work, you just turn the key and it is activated? Does the key for the ignition work for the same hole. Cause he does not have a key for it. If anything I will have to get one burned for it.

carsonmx114
06-10-2005, 11:12 PM
i didn't get a alarm key with my car and the ignition key won't fit. the system is simple, i don't think there is a shock sensor, once armed if you open either door or the hood or hatch the horn starts blowing and the lights flash. i found the alarm brain when i was installing chips in my dme unit, its under the wood panel with the dme unit in the front of the passenger footwell.

kaldir
06-11-2005, 11:00 PM
Ah ok. Would anyone happen to know what/where I can go to get a replace ment key for it?

FabricGATOR
06-16-2005, 07:51 PM
I had asked a bit of the alarm system when I went to Vertex automotive in Miami. Alex said that the lock cylinder switch for that alarm has a history of corrosion on the electrical contacts..... so he said to be sure and clean them.

I am going to remove those interior panels for a new speaker install and will address the alarm when I have them off. (PS to remove those panels requires removal of the back windows)

Once inside I imagine I'll be easily able to remove the cylinder and bring it to a real locksmith who can re-key, or make a key to the old key specs.
I do my own lock smithing....... I'd bring a new key blank or two if I didnt know if the smithy had blanks.

Just a few thoughts oozing out of my fingertips........

Hope they help!

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carsonmx114
06-16-2005, 08:49 PM
i don't think you have to remove the window to remove the rear panel but i do remember that when you unplug the alarm key the alarm will go off, so you may want to disconnect the battery before you unplug the lock cylinder.

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