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HeyaSomeone tell me why after locking the car the 'flashers blink' then if you press 'lock' again they blink once again?Why is this?Cheers
 

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They should only flash if the deadlocking has worked,pressing the button a second time will presumably lock it a second time?

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So you press the lock button on the fob, the doors lock and then the indicators flash once?... its meant to do that [:cool:]
 

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Yea they flash when you press the button the first time and the car locks!However if you press it again (once the cars locked) they flash again!Just wondering if there was any reason for this?Cheers
 

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pressing lock again, u will usually hear the doors clunk again and thats disabling the deadlocks! u can tell when u unlock it because its not the normal clunk! its shorter!

if u dont hear them clunk, its just confirming its locked i think!

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Yeah thats what I thought, when you press the lock button again and they flash its just so you know that the car is locked, I done it earlier pressed lock twice as I couldnt remember pressing it the first time (even tho it was only 10 secs ago [:|]) and the indicators flashed but I didnt hear it lock again but I was quite far away.
 

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indicators flash to acknowledge that the car has "heard" you.

I believe it's one click to lock and deadlock, two clicks to lock but disable deadlock. So when you click your car for a second time just to be sure... you're actually making it less secure... Sometimes I wonder how (or whether) these designers think... [:S]
 

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They probably think that it makes the car secure,as with other cars you have to remember to either press and hold,or press twice to deadlock,this way you can't forget to deadlock it.If you stand next to the car and listen for the clunk,and/or watch the pins go down AND watch for the indicator flash,that's normally a good sign that the cars locked.

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I seem to remember that pressing the fob a second time disengages the alarm & deadlocks.

I'm sure this is all covered in the manual.
 

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They probably think that it makes the car secure,as with other cars you have to remember to either press and hold,or press twice to deadlock,this way you can't forget to deadlock it.If you stand next to the car and listen for the clunk,and/or watch the pins go down AND watch for the indicator flash,that's normally a good sign that the cars locked.

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Yeah, I get that bit... but I've lost count of the times I've locked the car while I'm day dreaming, wandered around for a few minutes doing this and that and then thought as I walked away "hmmm... did I lock the car..." - natural to give a quick blip over the sholder to check = no deadlocks...

Heh, heh.. if that doesn't sound familiar to any of you, give it a few years and it will... it's an age thing! [:D]
 

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pressing the button again disarms the interior sensors.  the idea is if you have pets left in the car and you don't want them constantly setting the alram off
 

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when deadlocked, they can't be opened from the inside - stops people breaking window and using inside door release to open the door.
 

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pressing the button again disarms the interior sensors. the idea is if you have pets left in the car and you don't want them constantly setting the alram off
You know the button just behind the drivers seat near the floor, thats what I thought that was for to turn the sensors off.
 

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pressing the button again disarms the interior sensors. the idea is if you have pets left in the car and you don't want them constantly setting the alram off
You know the button just behind the drivers seat near the floor, thats what I thought that was for to turn the sensors off.
does the same job as pressing the lock button twice [:)]
 

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no it doesnt, pressing the lock button twice turns off your deadlocks, pressing the button on the B pillar just turns on the interior sensors!

Its all in the manual!!!
 

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no it doesnt, pressing the lock button twice turns off your deadlocks, pressing the button on the B pillar just turns on the interior sensors!

Its all in the manual!!!
it does both!! according to my manual it turns off the deadlocks and anti-theft alarm
 
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