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    Hi all,

    Tried locking car today and alarm kept going off.

    Locked with spare and not gone off yet.

    Is this right to happen or sumthing else up!?

    Help please!

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    that happened to me a while back i changed the battery never done it since

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    Thanks!


    Quote Originally Posted by dcm23251981 View Post
    that happened to me a while back i changed the battery never done it since

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    It's nothing to do with the battery. You have the estate model, and this alarm issue is common on the estates. The rear side windows have metal contacts leading to them, which sense if the window gets smashed, and the alarm is then supposed to go off. These metal contacts corrode and break, thus randomly setting off the alarm. Remove the trim around the rear side windows and you should find the contacts and the break in one or more of them.

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    The alarm hasnt gone off yet so hoping its that.

    Is there a how 2????

    Quote Originally Posted by Rebellion View Post
    It's nothing to do with the battery. You have the estate model, and this alarm issue is common on the estates. The rear side windows have metal contacts leading to them, which sense if the window gets smashed, and the alarm is then supposed to go off. These metal contacts corrode and break, thus randomly setting off the alarm. Remove the trim around the rear side windows and you should find the contacts and the break in one or more of them.

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    Hmmm....where on this forum would one search for a How?... lol

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    it now comes up on display check radar - is that the ultrasonic thing by rear view mirror?

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    Check radar ?!

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    check radar thats a new one for me

    do you mean a padlock symbol?

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    no sorry me being thick........ check safeguard!!!

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