1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

mysterious switch

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Gussy, Mar 13, 2010.

  1. Gussy
    Offline

    Gussy Member

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2009
    Messages:
    42
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Mar 13, 2010]
    there is a switch that ive onlyjust noticed on the door jam on the drivers side of my as sportback. there are 2 selections and looks like some sort of alarm? anyone know????

    cheers, gus
    #1
  2. Ads

    Ads

    [Dec 22, 2014]

  3. Boydie
    Offline

    Boydie Boycie VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2006
    Messages:
    2,859
    Likes Received:
    194
    [Mar 13, 2010]
    One is alarm

    One is motion/tilt sensor - eg if your car is locked up and a thief fancies your alloys, the alarm will sound if the car is raised more than 5 degrees I think

    With the lights on the switches off, this means the alarms are active (I think)
    #2
  4. N8
    Offline

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    17,164
    Likes Received:
    692
    [Mar 13, 2010]
    Nice one boyds
    #3
  5. dc240969
    Offline

    dc240969 Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2008
    Messages:
    891
    Likes Received:
    1
  6. 10blazin
    Offline

    10blazin HYPERDRIVE NEEDED

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2008
    Messages:
    3,301
    Likes Received:
    3
    [Mar 13, 2010]
    Yeah the alarm one keep's the alarm on whist you can leave a child in the car , say your nipping into the shop for a paper you flick the switch so it lights up red and lock the car the alarm will be on but child can wave arms etc in the car , it will only go off iff a window or door in broken into ...

    And like boydie says the other is so a breakdown truck can tow your car off without the alarm screaming but also locked ...
    #5
  7. h5djr
    Offline

    h5djr Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2003
    Messages:
    7,646
    Likes Received:
    620
    [Mar 13, 2010]
    Page 33 in my Owner's Manual !!!
    #6
  8. V6Pete
    Offline

    V6Pete Now running on Bentley's y'all

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2009
    Messages:
    1,491
    Likes Received:
    2
    [Mar 13, 2010]
    You knew which page without even opening the book didn't you? ;)
    #7
  9. flying oyster
    Offline

    flying oyster flying oyster

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2009
    Messages:
    554
    Likes Received:
    22
    [Mar 14, 2010]
    smoke grenades and front machine gun on mine :undwech:
    #8
  10. Igdos
    Offline

    Igdos Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2008
    Messages:
    323
    Likes Received:
    7
    [Mar 14, 2010]
    :laugh:

    On a side note, you would struggle for anyone to notice the alarm going off, it's that quiet (for a car alarm!)
    #9
  11. N8
    Offline

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    17,164
    Likes Received:
    692
    [Mar 14, 2010]
    Hmmmm

    [​IMG]
    #10

Share This Page