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Alarm warning beeps

Bruce69
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Alarm warning beeps

Postby Bruce69 » Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:59 am

The security on my car works ok, locks and unlocks the doors with the accompanying beeps, but since I took it to the garage for some work (with the usual disconnection of the battery) it now beeps at odd moments, like after opening my door after a drive, a few seconds after opening the bonnet, and it even gave a little chirp after getting in the car.

All seem to be warning me of something but I've no idea what.

Does the alarm need some sort of reset after a battery disconnection? Or has something else happened that I need to look at?

Any pointers gratefully received.
XJ40 3.2 LPG 1991 47k
Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7 V8 HP LPG 2002
Merc CLK230 Kompressor LPG 2000
Dodge Charger R/T 1969

Bruce69
Posts: 60
Joined: Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:16 pm

Re: Alarm warning beeps

Postby Bruce69 » Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:03 pm

Update ...

The alarm is sounding its warning beeps (two double beeps, which you get when to lock and unlock) when the car is already unlocked and a door or the bonnet is opened at any time except immediately after unlocking.

:?: :!:
XJ40 3.2 LPG 1991 47k
Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7 V8 HP LPG 2002
Merc CLK230 Kompressor LPG 2000
Dodge Charger R/T 1969

Bruce69
Posts: 60
Joined: Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:16 pm

Re: Alarm warning beeps

Postby Bruce69 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:07 am

VALET MODE !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oooooooooooh. Feel like I've had a bit of a senior moment :oops: but to be fair I've only been driving the car for less than 3 months.

I got that desperate that I resorted to reading the manuals and one small pamphlet for the security reminded me about the valet switch in the centre console (but didn't mention about the audible warnings when switched on). On checking the switch, sure enough it was ON - of course it would've been because I'd only just picked it up from the garage.
XJ40 3.2 LPG 1991 47k
Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7 V8 HP LPG 2002
Merc CLK230 Kompressor LPG 2000
Dodge Charger R/T 1969


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