Alarm problems

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  1. Vlad The Impaler

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    My van has an alarm and immobiliser,above the dash is a flashing light which is green when the alarm is off and flashes red when the alarm is on.There is a key fob with 2 buttons one large one small,up until now I've pressed the large one and the doors lock then indicators flash job done.Recently upon pressing the large button doors lock followed by a succession of beeps before the alarm goes off ,on the odd ocasion all goes as it should the alarm goes off for no apparent reason like at 5 this morning.
    Now I'm guessing its some sort of fault and just locked doors for now.
     
  2. Jim

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    Sure sounds like a fault. Could be one of the sensors is not working. Strikebacks emit 4 beeps if something is wrong when you are setting it. Do you know what make the alarm is? If there is no name, describe the alarm fob, that might give us a clue.:thumb:
     
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    Hi Jim it's a sigma s 30
     
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    Mine does that if something isn't closed when you set the alarm. Have you checked the lockers? Could be something with one of the sensors.
     
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    Dodgy Battery?

    We had a problem with our car where the alarm would activate for no apparent reason. This went on for a few weeks until the day the Car battery died. We had (touch wood) no problems after replacing the battery.
     
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    I had the same problem and I found the door catch on the on drivers side door pillar had become slightly loose and was not holding the door tight enough to fully compress the cab light switch, a mechanic friend of mine looked it and told me the alarm was faulty !! all I did was tighten the catch on the door upright, job done.:thumb:
     
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    the alarm on my car would go of at different times for no apparent reason, had the dealers check it out and no fault could be found or did it go of while with them, i then found the problem , it was the seat belt not fully retracting when leaving the car, i would set the alarm , the seat belt would decide to retract later on and the internal sensor would set the alarm of :Smile:
     
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    When mine gives a problem its always the door sensor on the habitation
    door, fitted in a silly position on the door trim which allows it to move slightly
    causing intermitent fault on alarm.

    Hope this helps steve:thumb:
     
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