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martoon1611

Alarm Going Off And Door Open Light On

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Hi guys.

I have a 2001 mondeo 1.8 and the alarm is going off all the time which is keeping the neighbours happy :) I've read a.few posts about the bonnet latch being faulty but also the door open light on the dash is on to say a door is open. Any one had this before?

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As the car doesn't notify for an open bonnet I'd say door or boot switch.

Spray each switch in turn and work them in and out to free them up.

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No problems I will need to have a good look tomorrow really. Is there a way of putting the alarm into a self test mode To test each switch?

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On the Focus you can press and hold the rear demister button while starting the car.

This activates a mode whereby every switch and relay on the car sounds a tone when activated.

Whether this works on a Mondeo though I can't confirm.

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Another suggested test mode activation is to open the bonnet and press/release the bonnet alarm switch repeatedly until a chirp sounds then open and close each door/boot, a working switch should sound another chirp.

Again unconfirmed but worth a shot.

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