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mysterious switch

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

  1. Gussy

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    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
     
  2. Boydie

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    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)
     
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    Nice one boyds
     
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    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 ...
     
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    Page 33 in my Owner's Manual !!!
     
  7. V6Pete

    V6Pete Now running on Bentley's y'all

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    You knew which page without even opening the book didn't you? ;)
     
  8. flying oyster

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    smoke grenades and front machine gun on mine :undwech:
     
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    :laugh:

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

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    Hmmmm

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