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alarm beep confusion!!!!

ok first off my alarm seems to work fine, dont realy know 100% as never had to try it recently, im just confused with the beeps it makes when i press the keyfob.....

when i lock it with the keyfob, it usual does one long high pitched beep along with the indicators turned on and its locked.....

but some times after the long beep telling me its locked, it will pause for a couple of seconds then do another short beep???? some times it does it sometimes not..... is the car trying to tell me something????? does this sound normal????

i know if a door is not shut properly it locks then unlocks then beeps a few times at me but this is different

does anyone know why it does this????

if in dought. MAF it out
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Re: alarm beep confusion!!!!

Mine does the same the odd time and doesn't seem to be a problem.
Checked the windows and interior lights, always ok. Must be losing its grip on reality.
I might check battery in keyfob. All I can think of 2.4jtd
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Re: alarm beep confusion!!!!

Ahhhhhhhh!! This extra bleep is for a reason!!!

It is a warning that something is not shut properly, usually the bonnet. The bonnet catch needs servicing like everything else but often gets neglected resulting in the bonnet flying open at speed. Not good. open the bonnet and slam shut and the bleep should disappear. Get the catch serviced!!
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Re: alarm beep confusion!!!!

or the boot give it a slam mines done it a few times
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Re: alarm beep confusion!!!!

I think i am right in saying that the LED on the dash will flash a certain number of times to indicate what is not shut properly.

There is a list in the manual telling you what the amount of flashes mean.
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Re: alarm beep confusion!!!!

well left a door slightly open and it locked then unlocked, so wasnt that..... did the same with the boot as some people said, and it locked and unlocked so it wasnt that..............

........... but the winner goes to the bloke who said it was the bonnet catch.... i clicked the bonnet open locked the car and a couple of seconds later the short beep sounded.... it doesnt alwas mean the bonnet is open but the bonnet switch may couse some problems....

at least i no what it is now

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