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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Jeep Compass 2009 If I lock car manually using key will this

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Jeep Compass 2009
If I lock car manually using key will this stop my alarm going off & disturbing whole of my street at night.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 1 month ago.


it will depend on how your vehicle has been set up by the dealer. if the lights still flash once when you lock it with the key ( the default setting ) then the alarm is active

if the lights do not flash ( this is an optional setting) then the car is mechanically locked but not alarmed

as a thing to try , you can also try closing all the air vents inside the car, as I've known the alarm to be set off by air motion / wind blowing into the car. if closing the vents helps then your dealer can reduce the internal motion sensor sensitivity

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