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Old 08-13-2006   #1
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how to adjust sensitivity on viper alarm 791xv??

i just got my viper 791xv installed today and its not sensitive at all, i am able to rock my car back and forth and punch it without any noise at all. I bought this alarm mainly because i heard its very sensitive....so does anyone know how to adjust it to make it a lot more sensitive?? oh and yes i searched with no results

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there's a little clear box w/wires coming out that has a dial on it.....hope that helps
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ahhh yes i saw that clear box, let me go check now

ok thanks thats where it was +1rep

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how sensitive did you set it?
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unfortunately this alarm does not have the option built in directly on the remote like the viper 5000.. To adjust the alarm your gonna have to probably check under your steering wheel.. you should have a little module that looks like a clear, small plastic cube.. In the clear cube you have a white screw I believe.. Your gonna have to turn this screw with a mini screwdriver or any small mechanism that will fit clockwise or counter clockwise( check your manual im not sure which way you have to turn for it to be more sensitive.) Once you do that, wait a minute, than bang a door panel and you should see instant results.. hope it helped..
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the max im guessing, it wouldnt turn any more

and billiardini the screw is yellow...ill rep you too

i hit it a little and it went off, tapped the trunk after that and it warned me

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i did already but ill do it again
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Sweet, I wanted to make mine more sensative but had no idea. Thanks for indirectly answering my question everyone!
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Dude you punched your car? WTFack is up with that? Who won?
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hahahaha i would rather me punch it to see if the alarm worked than some assh0le punch and it not go off
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Ok I just did mine too. Turns out whoever installed the alarm had the shock sensor ziptied to a bunch of cables... I dont think any "shocks" would travel too well through cables so I attached it to the framework of the dash and turned up the sensativity. I am very pleased with how it works now. Thanks again everyone!
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so which way did you guys turn it to make it more sensitive?

also, does anyone know how to program the alarm where if the warning tone is set off 3 times or more the alarm goes off? i can make my car warn me forever with the proximity sensor, but it won't go off.

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I turned it clockwise to make it more sensative. And the only way I know to make the alarm fully sound with a proximity alarm is to adjust the inner zone further out so that if they get too close it will go off. I have mine set so that there is a warning blip and then if they go to try to look in through the window or anything that close it goes off entirely.
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take it back to who installed it and im not gonna bother readin the other post and hopefully nuttin bout bein emo
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i figured it out already
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My answer was for d5civic. I know you allready got yours working.
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I turned it clockwise to make it more sensative. And the only way I know to make the alarm fully sound with a proximity alarm is to adjust the inner zone further out so that if they get too close it will go off. I have mine set so that there is a warning blip and then if they go to try to look in through the window or anything that close it goes off entirely.
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