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where did it go?? I had this enabled on my car and has been working fine for a few months...went out this morning and the chirp has gone..both locking and unlocking??doors still lock and unlock, but no chirp?

whats the easiest way to test the alarm siren to see if its broken?
 

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Thats strange, sometimes mine dosnt chirp or flash the indicators when i ARM , it always works when i disarm, hope its not a new convience unit!!!
 

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HI i 2 am new here just like to add my 2p i to had this prob for about 7months put car into vw oldkent rd se1,may

ijust say there crap had me of the road for 2days then phone to say car done ?300 plz if you dont mind hell yess i do,np tho as long as its all done get there pay them get car go to car still same go back in shop kick up a stink get money back after aweek forman did *** out to tell me he bin working on vw for over 10yrs never seen anything like this.

now if your still with me i then had window mech go on the front o/s and front n/s,so had to get them done allso i had door lock keep playing up only when i was in the car on the n/s front so got one 2cnd hand had that all done now its all fine working how it all sould be,so i say this see if any of the door lock mech are playing up.sry for long way of telling this to you lot.
 

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as far as i am aware the alarm will only chirp if all the doors are locked correctly. check your door switches, bonnet switches and boot switch. also fuel cap. i'm not sure if disabling the interior sensors turns of the chirp.
 

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Quote: posted by bulldog on 02/04/2005 14:17:03

HI i 2 am new here just like to add my 2p i to had this prob for about 7months put car into vw oldkent rd se1,may

ijust say there crap had me of the road for 2days then phone to say car done ?300 plz if you dont mind hell yess i do,np tho as long as its all done get there pay them get car go to car still same go back in shop kick up a stink get money back after aweek forman did *** out to tell me he bin working on vw for over 10yrs never seen anything like this.

now if your still with me i then had window mech go on the front o/s and front n/s,so had to get them done allso i had door lock keep playing up only when i was in the car on the n/s front so got one 2cnd hand had that all done now its all fine working how it all sould be,so i say this see if any of the door lock mech are playing up.sry for long way of telling this to you lot.

Holy sheet! i have no idea what the hell you just said mate! but welcome to the forum and thanks for your advice!??
 

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Quote: posted by farmer on 02/04/2005 14:21:24

as far as i am aware the alarm will only chirp if all the doors are locked correctly. check your door switches, bonnet switches and boot switch. also fuel cap. i'm not sure if disabling the interior sensors turns of the chirp.

ah you may well be on to something here! i found a nice button down drivers side of chair and pressed that yesterday? i beleive this is to turn off interior sensors? i would have thought that after restarting car etc, that this would reset? if not, how do you activate interior sensors again??
 

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Quote: posted by CHR15 on 02/04/2005 19:28:55

punctuation anyone? bulldog?? no?

hahahahahaha [:D][:D] what was all that!!??
 

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Quote: posted by byebyegti on 02/04/2005 16:41:19

Quote: posted by bulldog on 02/04/2005 14:17:03

HI i 2 am new here just like to add my 2p i to had this prob for about 7months put car into vw oldkent rd se1,may

ijust say there crap had me of the road for 2days then phone to say car done ?300 plz if you dont mind hell yess i do,np tho as long as its all done get there pay them get car go to car still same go back in shop kick up a stink get money back after aweek forman did *** out to tell me he bin working on vw for over 10yrs never seen anything like this.

now if your still with me i then had window mech go on the front o/s and front n/s,so had to get them done allso i had door lock keep playing up only when i was in the car on the n/s front so got one 2cnd hand had that all done now its all fine working how it all sould be,so i say this see if any of the door lock mech are playing up.sry for long way of telling this to you lot.

Holy sheet! i have no idea what the hell you just said mate! but welcome to the forum and thanks for your advice!??

LOL I just thought i was drunk reading that!
 

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crap! chirp came back and now its gone again!!! when i armed the car last night it chirped. when i disarmed this morning it wont chirp! Think this all came about around the same time i pushed the button (the one to turn off interior sensors!) may be a coincidence though!? anyone had this problem before?
 

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crap! chirp came back and now its gone again!!! when i armed the car last night it chirped. when i disarmed this morning it wont chirp! Think this all came about around the same time i pushed the button (the one to turn off interior sensors!) may be a coincidence though!? anyone had this problem before?

Come to think of it, my alarm has been going off for no reason recently and peeing off everyone in my work! could it be that one of my sensors are busted which was causing the false alarms, and now the sensor is making alarm think that a door/boot/bonnet is not shut properly, hence why not chirping?? just a thought?

Where are the sensors for the door/boot or do they just work off interior light coming on (door pin)?
 

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Hello, just trying to help the only way I know how. Sorry about the puctuation. Only learnt to read and write last month. As you see still no good.
 

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byebyegti: If the doors/bonnet/boot/fuel cap aren't shut properly, your car won't arm - someone's already said that. That button by the drivers door will turn off the interior monitoring, pressing it again will turn it back on - you can check by hanging something from your interior mirror, swing it, lock the car, wait 30sec and then the alarm should go off.

You mentioned something about your alarm going off, and I think the 2 are related. My rear washer hose cracked a few months ago, letting washer fluid leak into the boot lock, this led to false sensor readings in the car - it thought the boot wasn't shut properly because of the water in it so, after leaving the car a while, the alarm would go off.

I hope that makes some sort of sense. Oh, and if I'm right about the washer, and you want to get it fixed, you can do it yourself - http://www.golfmk4.co.uk/ A member of this site runs that website I think.

Hope I helped and not just rambled!
 

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Quote: posted by bulldog on 10/04/2005 11:04:50

Hello, just trying to help the only way I know how. Sorry about the puctuation. Only learnt to read and write last month. As you see still no good.

alright Bulldog mate - is that true that you've just learnt - if so good on you - or are you just having a laugh?
 

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yeah i think i do have a problem! i armed the car, then waited 30 secs, then stuck my arm through the open window! The indicators flash, however there is no noise from the siren!!! I put a post up asking where the siren is in the golf's however got feedback that its not a simple swap over?? anyone else know anydifferent?

Oh while im at it....anyone from nearish glasgow with VAGCOM?

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since when do mk4 golfs "chirp" when you lock/unlock??? [?]

My alarm and central locking works fine, only indicators flash when i lock/unlock the car.

And i know alot of other golfs dont chirp either [?]
 

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Sugar79: You can use a VAGCOM to make the car chirp when it's armed/disarmed. Most people have it turned off though. Also, VAGCOM can be used to:

- activate/deactivate s elective unlocking (one press - driver's door, two presses - all doors & boot)

- make the indicators flash when you lock/unlock the car

- loads of other stuff I can't remember!!

Sweet talk VW and they'll do it for free!
 
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