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Old 09-25-2011, 12:53 PM
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Door lock/unlock alarm "chirp-chirp" sound

Okay. This used to sound when I lock/unlock the doors. Now it only sounds when I unlock the doors. I checked the settings under Idrive and it's checked. This happened to anyone else?

Edit: Never mind. Hood was not fully closed.

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Old 09-25-2011, 01:13 PM
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This, in itself, is enlightening. It means that the system will not confirm a locked state when the hood is not fully locked. I did not know that... that's good to know.
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Old 09-25-2011, 01:36 PM
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And if you notice, if a door or something else is open upon locking the car, the "clown nose" light will flash rapidly letting you know something is ajar (not "a jar" ).

UPDATE: The alarm will be armed under these conditions, but the unclosed area will not be covered if opened. After the light flashes quickly for about 10 seconds, it will then flash the normal slow indicator.
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