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Anyone want to take a stab at what this is; just found it dangling there like it's supposed to be used for something.
 

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It's a camera that Flint put in your car. What did you post on the porno thread? JK

Now, I am going to check in my car. I'm impressed you found that!
 

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I had a feeling that might be what it is! I just happened to look down there; othwerwise I might not have seen it
 

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I am just guessing on this one.. I have never seen this before, and I am pretty sure I don't have this in my vehicle.. I would call the dealership that you purchased it from and ask them if they use any kind of ANIT THEFT/ NO Start systems.

Some dealerships used to use a system called Pro-lock or Pass Key. It was wired into the starting system and you had to have a special Computer chip on a key chain inserted in order for the vehicle to start. They would add these systems to the vehicles and offer to sell it to you when you went through final paperwork on the car. Sometimes it was easier for the dealership to just leave the hardware and wiring harness installed in the vehicle and just break off the computer chip into the reciever rather then to actually remove the system if if you did not want to purchase it. So you would then have a plug mounted under you dashboard that served no purpose.
So now back to your car, I wonder if that is they same type of system but uses a proximity sensor. Basically the dealership sales people have another key fob with them, that activates the system allowing the vehicle to be started. No key fob no start... If you don't purchase this from the dealership, then they just leave the hardware and disable the system.... This is just my guess. Since you purchased it used, it maybe from the original selling dealership to.
 

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looks like something JD Byryder would use do disable the car in case someone defaults on their payments.
 

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I'd concur with bonk & Schram... does not look like a factory piece. I wonder where those wires go? They all look to be the same color, usually a sign of an aftermarket device.

I was thinking it may have been a Ravelco anti-theft unit, but then looked at some pictures of that & saw it is not the same thing.
 

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It is some sort of alarm component; when the vehicle is armed, the light flashes
 

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It looks like an alarm piece, like a bypass switch. Is it a push button? As far as the Pass-Key, that is built into a car from the factory, and is not an option, car has it, or it doesn't. There is a module used to bypass the pass key for an aftermarket remote start, but that is usually just a little box for GM. I know Ford products are different, and you actually need to leave a key in the module. You should have some aftermarket remotes. :blob:
 

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No push button; just a plug, light and a few wires coming out of the back; I just noticed the flashing light the other day after the vehicle was locked/armed so I assumed this was a dealer installed security piece.
 
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