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Alarm going off?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by GregLee98, May 18, 2013.

  1. May 18, 2013 at 5:20 PM
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    GregLee98

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    My 2008 Taco's factory alarm keeps going off for no reason. It's glass break or major impact only so it should not being going off. It seems to go off only between 1700-2000 and has done it every day for the last week, sometimes a couple times in a row so I know it was not hit.

    I have not changed the battery in the truck yet.

    Any ideas on what is causing this?
     
  2. May 19, 2013 at 7:23 AM
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    Battery maybe?
     
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    Buehler?
     
  4. May 21, 2013 at 9:02 PM
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    Have you actually watched the alarm go off without cause?
     
  5. May 21, 2013 at 11:30 PM
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    Mine did that too one time. But then it never did it again.
     
  6. May 22, 2013 at 5:06 AM
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    Yes, I've seen it go off for no reason. It goes off at all hours now, including at 0200 this morning. Sometimes several times a day.

    I really need to fix this.
     
  7. Jun 1, 2013 at 4:36 PM
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    I took it to the dealer and of course it did not trigger when they had it for 2 days.
    Get it home and it goes off that night. Anyone know of an issue or possible causes?
    Checked the battery and its fine.
    At a loss here...
     
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