Door lock and Alarm
Henry A Harper III
hah at alumni.rice.edu
Sun Nov 27 22:39:18 EST 2005
> I have 91 200tq. It's cold in Colorado today, 25 degrees this am.
> I unlocked
> my driver's door today and got into the car, shut the door and then the
> alarm started going off, right after I shut the door. I put the key in the
> ignition, alarm still on, so I got out locked the door then unlocked it
> again. The alarm turned off. It did this again, same results later in the
> morning. I am guessing that the door lock sensor or something similar is
> failing. Has anybody experienced this? If so what do I need to do so the
> really bad trombone playing alarm does keep coming on?
> Grant in Colorado Springs
Have you replaced the wires in the driver's door hinge area yet? Anything
controlled by wires that run through there (windows/sunroof, mirrors, lock
pump, alarm, lock heaters) can act oddly when wires are making partial
contact in the hinge area.
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