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  1. 3G EWS Alarm

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have a factory fitted 3G EWS on my E36 which works OK but it is now activating itself automatically. Does anyone know how to turn the automatic activation off, the dealers don't have a clue. Ian Mac
  2. 1996 E36 328i Convertible 3G Mk2 Alarm self Arms

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi first post so here goes. So after winter re-connect battery and it goes flat. The alarm self arms itself after about 30 seconds regardless of whether the doors are locked or not and then the LED in the cab procedes to flash. Sometimes the alarm goes off for a laugh. The key fob works...
  3. E36 Alarm Issues - 3G EWS

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello I have recently got back my e36 from a respray/restoration. The alarm use to work perfectly and now it doesnt. From reading the guides on here I identified the alarm to be a sigma 3G EWS, also says it on the manual I got with the car. So I thought I would go about trying to fix it. The...
  4. BMW 3G E36 Alarm Fob

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    Hi there In after a 2 button alarm fob for a BMW 3G system , working or broken as I need it for the casing only. Looks like this: BMW part number is 82 92 9 404 883 I don't care about the PN to be honest as long as it looks the same as I plan on putting the electrics from my fob in this...
  5. 3G Mk1 -> 3G Mk2 Conversion?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've seen little snippets of posts suggesting that simply replacing the receiver on the alarm module with the unit from a 3G Mk2 essentially means you have the "better" version without any wiring hassle. Is it actually possible, or am I better off looking for a good remote and receiver pair...
  6. Reactivating Z3 alarm 3G EWS

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi, I'm new to this forum and have been searching the internet high and low for a guide on reactivating the 3G EWS alarm system - for my '98 Z3 2.8. I was able to deactivate the system by following the guide in the original BMW supplimentary manual for the 3G EWS system. I needed to do this...
  7. Uh-Oh 3G Mk1 Alarm Set Off!

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I found a guide on the 2nd page of the "Alarm Identification Thread" that discusses removing part of the alarm (a little snap-on box with the aerial), inspecting the solder joints and then using this as a guide to soldering your own remote. The FOB is not working! I did turn the alarm horn to...
  8. 1991 E34 520i -3G Mk1 Alarm

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi all, I've recently bought a 1991 E34 520i. With it came one key, one 3G Mk1 alarm remote and the key to reset the alarm. However, a previous owner in the past has drilled a hole in the top left hand corner of the remote (to try and get around the common problem of the alarm remote plastic...
  9. E36 3G MKII Alarm Retrofit

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All, I'm about to retrofit the 3G MKII alarm to my newly acquired 1996 328i SE Saloon. Second of my projects on it; I've also nearly completed the PDC retrofit, just got the gong to connect and tap it into the diagnostic bus somewhere. I'm also planning to retrofit cruise control (will I...
  10. E36 3G mk2 alarm not fully working?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi there everyone when I got my e36 but had no alarm Fob so I look up on it and most if not all e36 have a retro fit Alarm ect, so I ordered a new fob off eBay and followed The reprogram for the fob and now I have the central locking Working but there is no flashers work as well as no cherp...
  11. Bmw e36 3G alarm siren no key help!!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi everyone I have ordered alarm Fob for my e36 but hav no key but can someone tell me if the siren is Off or on, shown in pic
  12. e36 3g fob

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    hi guys,my red light on remote key fob stayed on so i thought battery coud b dead so changed it and now my remote wont activate alarm system,even locking car with key wont activate alarm system as red light inside car doesnt flash to say its armed,i then checked fuses in main fuse box fuses...
  13. E36 3g alarm wont disarm, key fob wont sync help!

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I recently acquired a E36 Sport touring however the previous lady owner told me she had the alarm disconnected as it kept going off. This means I have no remote centra locking which is getting quite annoying. I have the 2 working keyfobs (red and grey buttons) and have located the alarm module...
  14. 1999 328i convertible 3g mk2 alarm problem.

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Billywhizz1984.... I AM REALLY HOPING YOU CAN HELP ME!!!! You seem to be the alarm specialist here so here goes.... First of all after following your alarm identification guide and by the year of my car I believe I have the 3g mk2 alarm system. I have the red and grey button fob with the...
  15. E34 535 92 3g ews

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I purchased my car back in 98 and got the local dealers to fit a replacement alarm system. It has been working with no problem until recently when if left for a couple of days would go off and also if you disconnect the main battery the alarms backup battery doesn't kick in. Is it easy to open...
  16. 1996 Z3 Immobiliser/Starting Fault. 3G EWS

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Can anybody help with the following fault please; The car will not start after the alarm has been deactivated (3G EWS) If the overide procedure is followed the car will start, but after a while (2-3 hrs) is wont start. When the key is removed from the ignition a blinking code appears on the dash...
  17. 3G MK1 alarm system info needed.

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I have a 525 TDS SE with what I believe is a 3G MK1 Alarm system which didn't come with an alarm key fob. From what I can find out the fob needs to be soldered to match the alarm box (mine is a 82 11 9 401 487), the guide I have found says that you need a working fob to copy. I would like to...
  18. 1994 E34 520i, 3G EWS alarm

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi I have in my e34 3g ews alarm (fitted by dealer) with separate receiver unit and i bought my car without remote fob. ..and I tried reprogrammed but still not working. At the beginning when I plugged alarm control unit lights flashing around 30s without siren because is switch off and each...
  19. 1998 E36 328I 3g mk2 question

    Auto Electrical Forum
    If i arm or disarm my alarm it will lock and unlock the boot but not the doors, I need to replace the central locking actuator in the passengers door could this be the root of my alarm problem? I assume that seeing as it will lock the boot the 3g is fully programmed and capable of locking the...
  20. sigma 3g Mk2 alarm fob with internals

    Hereford BMW - Bimmerforums Shop
    Hi could I please have a quote for the above thanks