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#1 (permalink) Old 02-17-2005, 02:11 AM
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My used 330i has a red light attached under the rear view mirror, implying that there is an alarm on the car.

If there is one, I don't know how to turn it on.

If there is not one, how much would it cost to get one?

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Cost comes to aronud $450 installed +/- for a factory alarm installation, had mine installed just last month.

To activate the factory alarm, lock your doors with the remote, waite a few seconds, and press and hold the trunk release button on the remote, a siren should sound.

If not, here's another way to check, open a window, then lock doors, wait some time, then wave a hand inside, if the motion detector for the factory alarm is installed, i should "see" the hand moving inside the vehilce and activate the alarm.

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