Removing ancient Viper security system?

Chuckster

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Gents: I’m not a car alarm expert, but my 1994 has a “viper” brand security system sticker and the saddest installation I’ve ever seen. Miles of extra wire and I haven’t yet looked at the splices. Question: anyone have any info on what I’m going to be looking at to completely excise this demon? I’ve been driving it for a while after cutting away the speaker. But now my car has gone dead (hoping for a fuse) and I’m going to go in and look around for quality of connections and I’m sure this system could be a potential tail suspect. What components might I be looking to find and are there any issues just simply removing everything that doesn’t appear to be factory wiring??? I’ll take any hints. Thanks!!!!!
 

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It is aftermarket of course. If it is not splitted in and they cut wires, you just are going to have to resolder them together and heat shrink the joints.

Get a service manual so you can reference wire colors, etc.
 

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This better not be another PCM biting the dust. If it is you will be the 3rd one in the pass 3 weeks.
 

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I just removed a Viper Security System and unknown remote start
from my Honda earlier this year. Not the same i know, but i suspect
the drama will be. You need to take your time and deal with every
bad/cut connection in turn - if you miss one, or fail to properly re-
connect the wiring it could lead to serious issues, least of which
would be your car not starting again.

Pic of the actual mess from my car:
 

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Mine is also messy. The thing that’s troubling is that the connector to the factory security system isn’t attached. I just need to trace everything. This system has two relays that have to go. It’s just really hard to get my head into that kick panel space in the viper!
 

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