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Old 08-31-2011, 07:28 AM
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Originally Posted by zampag View Post
Here's something similar that's happening to me. I leave my car unlocked in my garage. In the morning I open a rear door, put my gym bag (with the fob in the side pocket) on the back seat, close the door (without touching the CA lock spot on the door handle) and the CAR LOCKS and arms. Wtf? The 'lock if no doors opened' is unchecked. Could it be a low battery in the fob? The car is 2 months old
This scenario should be impossible. First, the car will not lock with a key fob inside the car. Two, CA will not respond to a lock "touch" with the key fob in the car. 3rd, there is no function to automatically lock the doors, regardless of the "lock if no doors opened". Again, that function re-locks the doors if you unlock them with the fob or CA and then do not open the door in about 40 seconds. It does not lock previously unlocked and opened doors.

The only way I think this could be possible is if the lock button on the key fob is somehow pressed when you throw the gym bag in the car, the car thinking you pressed the lock button while inside the car. However, you would be hearing the locks engage when the rear door is open and then would hear the alarm arm signal as soon as you closed the door. Doubtful this is happening this way.
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