How To Reset A Viper Alarm? (Your Full Guide)

Viper builds systems that give your car more functionality, including more security and increased remote control.

If the system runs into some issues, you might have to reset it. But how do you reset the alarm? If you’d like to find out, keep reading for the proper method!

How To Reset A Viper Alarm

You can reset your Viper alarm using your car’s fob by pointing it towards the car when the alarm starts, then press and hold the button for about 10 seconds. This will reset the alarm without completely disabling it so your vehicle remains protected.

Learn everything you need to know about resetting Viper car alarms, including how to do it after replacing the battery, how to set up remotes and more below!

How Do I Reset My Viper Alarm After Changing The Battery?

If you’re looking to reset a Viper alarm after changing the battery, follow these steps:

  1. Open the driver’s side door and don’t close it
  2. Put the key into the ignition and turn the car on, but don’t start the engine
  3. Press and hold the valet button
  4. Wait until the car’s horn honks before letting go
  5. Press and hold both the button on the transmitter and the valet button until the horn sounds again before releasing

How Do I Pair My Viper Alarm?

To pair a Viper remote to your car, use the following method:

  1. Place your key into the ignition and turn the car on, but don’t start the engine
  2. Within five seconds of doing the previous step, press the valet button once then press and hold it
  3. Wait until a flashing blue light comes on from it before releasing the button
  4. Get the Viper transmitter and press the button three times, but hold it down on the third press
  5. Wait until an orange light comes on then starts blinking and beeping before turning off

After following this last step, the remote should have successfully paired to your car and at this point you can test it to see if it works.

How Do I Resync A Viper Remote?

If your Viper remote becomes unpaired from the system, you can resync it using the procedure outlined in the above section.

How Do I Put My Viper Into Valet Mode?

How Do I Put My Viper Into Valet Mode?

To enable valet mode on your viper, follow these steps:

  1. Locate the valet button (iIt should be displayed prominently somewhere like the edges of the windshield)
  2. Open the driver’s side door and leave it open
  3. Place your key in the ignition
  4. Turn the key so the car comes on, but not far enough to start the engine
  5. Press the valet button once

When you perform the final action, your transmitter will beep to let you know that valet mode has been activated.

The valet button (also referred to as the programming button) is located on the system’s antenna, and is likely going to be installed somewhere along the inside of the windscreen.

How Do I Get My Viper Alarm Out Of Valet Mode?

To disable the valet mode in your Viper, do the following:

  1. Open the driver’s side door and leave it open
  2. Put the key into the ignition
  3. Turn the car on but don’t start the engine
  4. Push the valet button once

When you complete the final step, the Viper transmitter will beep to let you know that valet mode has been deactivated.

If you want to learn more, you can also see our posts on Toyota alarm reset, how to disconnect a car alarm fuse, and how to set off a car alarm.

Conclusion

To reset your Viper car alarm, you need to perform a combination of actions using your transmitter, depending on the model.

Resetting the alarm allows you to clear most errors within the system as well as set up new remotes and other controllers after replacements and other issues that took the original one out of service.

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