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SMART ALARM FAILURE - WHO'S HAVING THIS TROUBLE? FINAL REPAIR WILL COST ABOUT $600.00

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Rogo... Jul 5, 2011. 6 Replies

My wife and I are both Smart owners.  Mine is a 2008 Passion and her's is a 2009 Passion.  Her's started having the alarm go off shortly after locking the car.  It would go off and reset itself and…Continue

 

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Don Rogo... replied to Richard B's discussion SMART ALARM FAILURE - WHO'S HAVING THIS TROUBLE? FINAL REPAIR WILL COST ABOUT $600.00
"Have a 2008 Passion as well with same problem. Fixed under warranty and probelm returned after warranty. Cherry Hill (NJ) Smart wanted to charge for replacing alarm moduale again. So I don't lock my car anymore.   Occassionally, if I hit…"
Jul 5, 2011
SRWills replied to Richard B's discussion SMART ALARM FAILURE - WHO'S HAVING THIS TROUBLE? FINAL REPAIR WILL COST ABOUT $600.00
"I have noticed mine going off. but its only seems to have been after locking the car after driving somewhere with a passenger.  I think its just that my door was not fully closed when it was locked.  It happens normally within about 30…"
Jun 13, 2011
Richard B replied to Richard B's discussion SMART ALARM FAILURE - WHO'S HAVING THIS TROUBLE? FINAL REPAIR WILL COST ABOUT $600.00
"Yes it is the factory installed alarm system.  This has happened in my garage, setting in from of the Smart Center, in my driveway, at my office in a covered parking garage - everywhere."
May 26, 2011
Rollin Hand replied to Richard B's discussion SMART ALARM FAILURE - WHO'S HAVING THIS TROUBLE? FINAL REPAIR WILL COST ABOUT $600.00
"Hi fix my 08 in guarrante was the towing sensor intermitent. But now ar 32k had to replace the shifter motor+ wowing=1000.00 Repairs are expensive for this car. Rollin"
May 26, 2011
jwight replied to Richard B's discussion SMART ALARM FAILURE - WHO'S HAVING THIS TROUBLE? FINAL REPAIR WILL COST ABOUT $600.00
"It would help to know the exact parts replaced.  There was a problem on some of the early cars with one of the alarm sensors being installed upside down.  Don't think this is a widespread issue but it's been mentioned…"
May 26, 2011
Robert Ricewasser replied to Richard B's discussion SMART ALARM FAILURE - WHO'S HAVING THIS TROUBLE? FINAL REPAIR WILL COST ABOUT $600.00
"I assume you are talking about the factory alarm?  I have a factory alarm on my 08 Passion and so far it is working as it should.  Is there a possiblilty that both of your vehicles are subject to some type of high frequency vibrations or…"
May 26, 2011
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SMART ALARM FAILURE - WHO'S HAVING THIS TROUBLE? FINAL REPAIR WILL COST ABOUT $600.00

My wife and I are both Smart owners.  Mine is a 2008 Passion and her's is a 2009 Passion.  Her's started having the alarm go off shortly after locking the car.  It would go off and reset itself and then do it again.  The Smart Center Buckhead made some "adjustments" to it and it cleared the problem.  Not more that a week later my 2008 started doing the same thing.  The Smart Center also adjusted something and it helped for about a day.  So TWO PARTS WERE ORDERED FOR A TOTAL OF $509.00 (a…See More
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