Strange alarm issue

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Strange alarm issue

Postby cornishtaz » Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:30 am

Went to go out in the car thus morning. Unlocked the car and the alarm went off for approx 30 secs then stopped then went off again 30secs later this process went on for 8 cycles before it stopped.

I tried locking the car and unlocking again still the same even started the car still the same. Disconnected the main battery still the same.

Went out in the car and everything was back to normal, Onstar never reported theft attempt and there was nothing on the dash.

Just a very strange issue
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Re: Strange alarm issue

Postby Lurch90 » Sat Jun 18, 2016 2:46 pm

I had a similar issue on mine, around the end of Feb beginning of March. The alarm did that in the evening, when i got in the car the following morning the heated seats (front and rear) weren't working. Took it to the dealer, they did a firmware update and fixed the problem, haven't had a repeat since.

Maybe worth checking your heated seats to make sure they are still working, wouldn't think you'd want to leave it until the winter to find they're not working....
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Re: Strange alarm issue

Postby cornishtaz » Sat Jun 18, 2016 3:25 pm

Just checked every function in the car and all is working. The car is in Vauxhall on the 30th so will get to check it out
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Re: Strange alarm issue

Postby Peterskoi » Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:29 am

Sounds like a faulty bcm may need updating/ reseting
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Re: Strange alarm issue

Postby cooldad » Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:44 am

Peterskoi wrote:Sounds like a faulty bcm may need updating/ reseting



Your first post, I notice, Peterskoi!

Welcome to the forum! :) :) 8-) 8-)

Why don't you tell us about your car and post some pics? :D
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