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    car alarm just wont stop going off . anybody know what it is ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiimi View Post
    car alarm just wont stop going off . anybody know what it is ???
    Yes, it has a fault.

    It needs the code(s) reading out which beats guessing what's wrong.

    Does the LED on the dash flash on and off rapidly during the first 10 seconds of arming the alarm?

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    it flashes a few times, then stays lit solidly for say 10 seconds, then flashes intermitent. its drivin me maad, just keeps going off. is there a way to switch it off ??

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    As a temporary measure you can lock the doors without setting the alarm by reaching in through another door and pressing the lock button on the drivers door panel (no, not the door pin) and exit out the door you reached in through. Alternately open the drivers door window and press the lock button on the panel, then press the close window button and remove your arm before window finishes closing, remembering to NOT leave the keys in the car.

    Note however the deadlocks on the doors won't be activated.

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    Is it an estate?

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    no, not estate, i went to the car, pressed the alarm button, its still on but not gone off since. joys of owning a vectra eh

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiimi View Post
    pressed the alarm button,
    Ah, you mean the button to disable the ultrasonic motion detectors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
    Ah, you mean the button to disable the ultrasonic motion detectors.
    yeah, just pressed it twice, to turn it off then back on, and been fine since. !?

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    Pressing it twice doesn't turn it back on.

    Once pressed, it's switched off until the next time you either unlock the car, or put the key in the ignition - can't remember which.

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    well after pressing it twice, and then locking it, the alarm was armed so......?

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