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VE Alarm Going Off!

Discussion in 'VE Holden Commodore (2006 - 2013)' started by Benjamin123, Mar 7, 2018.

  1. Benjamin123

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    Hi everyone,

    My 2008 VE OMEGA wagon's horn alarm randomly started going off during the day / night. I took it to 2 Auto-electricians, who couldn't explain it. I then took it to Holden, who said the alarm didn't go off (it was there for 2 weeks). But of course would go off when I took it home. Anybody heard of this before?
    Can I just disable the alarm somehow?

    Thank you!
     
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    All the door locks locking?
     
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    Key Fob battery OK?
     
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    Hi, yes they all lock. Alarm will go off wether they’re locked or unlocked. Thank you for the reply!
     
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    Hi,
    It was actually playing up just before it started to happen. I got it replaced, but of course the alarm still goes.
    Thank you!
     
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    You should have 2 keychain/fobs
    Have U tried the other one?
     
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    I only ever had the one.
     
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    Sticky key fob button?

    The remote has the red alarm button on it, is it possible it’s somehow making contact/short circuiting?

    What if you try locking the car then remove the key fob battery and see if it still goes off
     
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    Thank you. Would that red alarm button make it go off for around 30 seconds? Or just the once when you press it?
     
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    Hit the red button and hold for a couple of secs and you will get a horn beeping (good for finding lost car in carparks)
    Press again and it should go into alarm mode.
     
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    Thank you, I’ll check it out
     
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    Can't believe I didn't think of this. it started happening when the key was falling apart, and I was taking it to the beach every day. The key guy replaced the shell a couple of months ago but it kept happening. I'm taking it to him today, I'll let you know how I go.
     
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    I always thought that if you held in the panic button (red), it just went straight into alarm mode?
     
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    That's how mine works so I just assumed that they were all the same but obviously not.
     

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