security system: warning mode vs. alarm mode

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by conmadre, Jan 10, 2005.

  1. conmadre

    conmadre Guest

    can anyone help me with the difference between alarm mode and warning mode
    on the security system? supposedly there us a warning mode which senses
    low impact movement and emits a 2 warning sounds. my 99 outback does not
    seem to be set to this mode, and i would like to change it...??????
    conmadre, Jan 10, 2005
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  2. conmadre

    mulder Guest

    It depends on whether your alarm has a dual-stage shock sensor, and
    how it is adjusted. If you have this type of sensor, it should be
    adjusted so that a light impact triggers a warning chirp and a heavier
    impact triggers a full alarm. If you have the manual it should tell
    you if you have such a setup.
    mulder, Jan 12, 2005
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  3. conmadre

    conmadre Guest

    thanks for the info: do you know where the switch might be located on my
    car?? the manual does NOT, as far as i can find, say where it is, only
    makes a reference to it. i live in mexico and there are no subarus here,
    so i cant go to the dealer for help, thanks agian -david
    conmadre, Jan 12, 2005
  4. conmadre

    conmadre Guest

    thanks for the info: do you know where the switch is located?? i can not
    find any info in the manual on this, only a vague reference that it
    exists, nothing on how to arm it. thanks again
    conmadre, Jan 12, 2005
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