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Old 09-02-2004, 04:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have installed a 6 yr old Whistler radar detector on my new BMW 545i. It operated well on my 2001 540 but the detector now continually gives off false and extremely irritating laser alarms. Has anyone encountered this problem? Could it be interference from the electronics or from the park distance control? Any solutions?
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Old 09-02-2004, 11:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Umm

The location of the radar detector could be an issue..have you tried relocating it to different spots on your windshield?

Or another factor could be that it is 6 years old....
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I vote the 6 y/o factor. If you are getting laser FAs, then there may be some coating on the glass. I've heard of that happening before, but can't recall where.
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