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Hey all,
i just got my new Mustang v6 and i got suckered into getting the KARR system for $250. Does anyone know what it exactly entails? I spent the last 3 hours researching on this system and i feel like i could have probably said no and went with a better system such as the VIPER.

Also, it hasn't even been installed yet. I am supposed to bring the car back to dealer this week for them to install it. So i am wondering if it is it possible for me to get a refund on this thing at all? I mean, unless it gives me a shock/motion/tilt sensing capabilities, i do not see any advantage from installing this system.

I wish i did some research on this before i got the car. Anyway, i appreciate any and all suggestions.

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Here's something I found online. It has a little info but probably not as much as you'd like.

I got suckered into buying a car security system because, well, who knows where I'll take my car in this life. It's an investment, so why not put the money down?

I have a KARR Security System and I can say there are some benefits and some negatives here.

Does it do a good job as an alarm system? Yes. It has three modes so I can set the security level of the system to suit my taste. There are also a few other options one can program the system to do. It also has shown that it does protect the car, if only from me learning this by trial and error.

The modes appear to be full protection, valet mode and off. The first and last should make sense, but valet mode is the setting I put it at as it is easiest to work with.

However, as I mentioned, there are some tricks to this that I've learned by accident. First off, you must unlock the doors with the buttons on the keys. If you put the key in the door, the computerized alarm deactivation has not happened and the KARR alarm assumes something else, like a lockpick, tried to open the door. Alarm goes off.

Also, if you lock the doors and then try to start the car, for some reason the alarm also goes off.

For my own safety, I've taught myself to start the car as quickly as possible to lock the outside doors in case someone runs up to my car for a carjacking while I'm sitting inside.

What I also like about the system is that I can set whether the horn should honk if I lock and unlock the doors. This is nice because I don't need it to honk as I approach the car to unlock it. In fact, I find that to be annoying, as it honks at full volume.

Overall, I feel secure in my investment in this alarm system and can recommend it to others.
 

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Why did you not get the factory alarm system ? It is integrated into the car's electronics and would not have cost you much more then you paid ! !
 

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I don't think a highly expensive alarm system will stop someone from breaking the driver window and attempting to hot wire the car or stealing anything, but I've seen stranger things...
 
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