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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 15th September 2020, 18:15 Thread Starter
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Angry B-Max Alarm

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I've just bought a 2nd hand B-Max (2015). The alarm keeps going off and the 'Bonnet open' alert appears on the display window. The bonnet isn't open but the car's obviously confused. I took it to a couple of garages and looks like I need to buy a new bonnet lock/latch for at least 200
I just wondered if anyone else had had a similar experience and could shed light on any options I might have? I've never had a car with an alarm before and would be happy not to have it, but apparently it's not possible to disable the alarm. The car is now parked on the street outside my house and the alarm keeps going off intermittently at seemingly random moments, it's driving me insane.
Thanks in advance for any advice
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 15th September 2020, 19:41
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Maybe you could take a fuse out ?

Fuse No. 35 in the
Engine Compartment Fuse Box.

Worth a try maybe ?


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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 15th September 2020, 20:10
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it is possible to put the alarm into a lower 'detection' state, so it doesn't detect animals / abandoned children in the car...
but given you get bonnet open messages, I would suspect the bonnet switch. I think its a seperate switch from the catch assembly, but can't check at the moment.
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