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    I have noticed the distinct lack of an alarm sounder in the boot of my vec. When the alarm goes off all that happens is the lights flash. Can i connect an aftermarket sounder or does the canbus have somthing to do with it meaning i have to put a vx one in. Suggestions welcomed

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    i think you can disconnect it and it automaticly uses the main horns at the front

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    Strange one that, the sounder is very quiet though. If the sounder fails the cars horn takes over though. Try unplugging it.

    EDIT :Slowest Fingers LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by glynn View Post
    i think you can disconnect it and it automaticly uses the main horns at the front
    Quote Originally Posted by rushy View Post
    Strange on that, the sounder is very quiet though. If the sounder fails the cars horn takes over though. Try unplugging it.

    EDIT :Slowest Fingers LOL

    2 great minds think alike......lol

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    Sorry i should have been clearer. There is no sounder in the boot. I notice this when fitting my towbar, Horn doesn't sound at all though

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    Where did you check for the sounder? Mine's behind a plastic sheet sort of thing behind the fuse box. You wouldn't notice it unless you specifically looked for it.

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    Yeah that is where i checked. I've found the plug though

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    Quote Originally Posted by glynn View Post
    i think you can disconnect it and it automaticly uses the main horns at the front
    Trouble is, you'll then keep getting the "Check Safeguard" message on the stereo display.

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    I don't even get that

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