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Old 11-15-2012, 11:57 PM
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Originally Posted by cagoguy View Post
Before making any assumptions and shelling out $$ on an interior sensor, try disabling the under-hood sensor. It's a hugely common problem on E39s.

Lots of discussion on it here:

Hood Sensor / Alarm issue

Try pulling the plug. See if the alarm still goes off randomly. This doesn't affect your main door/interior alarm sensors in any way.
this is what caused my alarm to go off when i first bought my car. i just unplugged it too. hasn't gone off randomly since then
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