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  1. Z3 hazard lights flashing one morning, no alarm noise.

    Introductions
    Z3 hazard lights flashing one morning, no alarm noise, battery flat, got re-started but after long run car refused to start again after 4 hours. May be a battery issue but no previous issues up until that morning, could it be an earth fault? or something simple. Any advice appreciated. Thanks in...
  2. Cobra alarm keeps going off

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, My friend came back today after work to tell me my car alarm had been going off for an hour from 3am till 4am, then carried on when he left for work. I got up at 8, heared nothing but then at 11am it set itself off again, would then silence itself and go off again after about a minute...
  3. 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...
  4. 1991 E36 Alarm Long Beep After Locking

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Morning all, I noticed over the weekend that after locking my car with the Remote, I get a long continuous beep for about 5 seconds after the normally locking beeps. If I remember correctly this happens when a door is open (I obviously checked them all :) ) Does the long beep indicate...
  5. Alarm and Immobiliser kick in and i cant stop the alarm or reset the immobiliser without disconnecting the battery?

    General BMW Discussions
    As the title says really, Alarm and Immobiliser kick in and i cant stop the alarm or reset the immobiliser without disconnecting the battery? I have a Key Fob with the Red and Grey button but when pressed they dont do anything?
  6. Update on post 5th March/1996 316i Auto saloon with no os tail light no lights on alarm

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all. It took me 2 days to find what had caused the main problem and that was a real mess of broken/bare (some touching others) wires in the boot lid behind that rubber bung I made a new loom and reconnected them and all was fine! Yippee! But! When I came out next morning the battery was...
  7. 1993 E34 520i Central Locking and remote alarm system inoperative

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, my car was bought in 1993 new.Probably an in-betweeny in terms of model.It has been very reliable and comfortable.It has been serviced by a BMW garage.Earlier, around December 2011 the remote alarm system packed up. But, OK, the central locking system worked OK.Recently about 3 Days ago (16...
  8. 2003 318ti compact car alarm sound!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    when the alarm goes off on my 318ti compact its like a beeping noise with indicators flashing! The sound is so quiet i wouldnt hear it unless i was stood 3 feet from it, also when armed and un armed the indicators flash and clown nose flashes but it makes no chirping sound, Is there anyway to...
  9. 1995 E36 316i, Alarm sounds whem removing the battery?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Never had an alarm on a car before so im a noob to all of it really but should my alarm sound when taking my battery out or atleast un-plugging it? Cheers in advance!
  10. BMW E36 316 Cut out whilst driving and alarm sounds

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Not sure if its my Immobiliser or just something else? Im just driving normally and then suddenly the car shuts off and the alarm sounds? Ive never had experience with Immobilisers before so i cant tell what it is? Any help? Cheers in advance!
  11. 2004 E46 320D M Sport. Ultrasonic alarm sensor fixed to roof lining has become detached.

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    For some unknown reason the ultrasonic device fitted inside the car and attached to the centre of the headlining has become detached. The little cream coloured retainers have broken from the fitting. I have disconnected it as it was hanging down and swinging around inside the car. I have had a...
  12. 1995 E36 328i se Saloon - Wiring and Alarm issues after fitting Auto-Dim Mirror

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    (SOLVED) 1995 E36 328i se Saloon - Wiring and Alarm issues after fitting Auto-Dim Mirror Right I decided to fit this.... Sparkys or who know everything lol please tell me why after I wired it up - every time I lock and alarm the car... 5 seconds later it goes off for no reason and also the...
  13. 1996 316i Auto sallon with no os tail light no lights on alarm

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys. Noticed lights on alarm not working plus no tail lights O/S. Bulbs ok. Near side tail lights ok. All working fine until this morning? Any ideas? Do I have 2 individual faults or are they linked? I’m mechanically/electronically challenged so all help much appreciated. Thanks. Sam.
  14. 1998 E36 328 coupe Alarm

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    firstly an apology. 2 weeks ago I bought a Lexus I since realised th error of my ways and woke up sober today and went and kinda swapped it for a nice shiny late edition 328 with all the trimmings :) result and I feel normal when driving again! anyway ! The new one has a little drama whenever...
  15. E36 Alarm woes

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all Heres where i am at battery failed bought new battery alarm keeps going off I have taken out the alarm module from under the glove box, but cant get the key fobs to re-program after flicking the little switch, i guess its because the alarm is armed I think i need help disarming the...
  16. 1998 E36 328 Alarm Fob Question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My E36 has got a standard BMW alarm (two button fob, one red & one white/grey). The battery's quite low, so when I change it do I need to re-sync the fob with the alarm, and if so, how? Thanks :)
  17. Alarm turns on when disconnecting battery

    Auto Electrical Forum
    how do i prevent this? i need to change my ignition switch! cheers (E38 740i 1994)
  18. 840 alarm problem

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi im new to the site im after some help with my alarm,first of all the car was working perfect,the car was parked up and i left the key out in the rain, close to the car i dried the key out and sprayed it with electrical contact cleaner and fitted new batterys i went out to the car to programme...
  19. 1997 E36 323 Alarm Problems - No Alarm Fob

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, Its been a while since of posted on here so apologies in advance if ive got anything wrong... Ive got an E36 323i Convertible that ive had for 18 months. When i originally brought it all i got was 2 keys and no fob with (i assumed the car didnt have a fob). Il post the pic of the keys...
  20. 1995 e36 328i alarm problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys on the new 328i iv brought i have found out i have a problem with the alarm.When i arm the alarm after 30 sec the alarm goes off.So i open and closed all the doors window boot etc and it still goes off.Can anyone tell me what the problem maybe
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