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josh3008 12-31-2011 06:25 AM

Alarm Or Not
 
Hi,
I am looking at getting an alarm fitted to the jeep before i pick it up from the dealer, has anyone had any experience with this or have one fitted, apparently it works with the keyless entry so no need for a key fob.

JGCCAYENNE 12-31-2011 10:59 AM

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What about the factory alarm?

lkvanbelle 12-31-2011 08:01 PM

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i had the dealer body shop add a motion detector to the factory system

josh3008 01-01-2012 05:49 AM

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I have the factory immobiliser but don't think it comes with a siren type alarm, i am in Australia, not sure if these models come out as standard.

zzkazu 01-01-2012 06:01 PM

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josh, I have a STD CRD Laredo (Australian)and my build sheet outlines that it has a security alarm.

Btw I haven't physically got the vehicle yet.

josh3008 01-01-2012 06:41 PM

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Thanks, I will have a look at mine also, it should be the same. i might give the dealer a call after the weekend and confirm it with them

Jeeters 01-02-2012 07:08 AM

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The factory theft deterrent system uses the vehicle's horn; there's not a siren.

No motion detection. It goes off, for example, if somebody manages to open the locked door but doesn't have the keyfob on them. i.e., such as breaking the window or reaching in through open window and then opening the locked door using the inner door handle.

armoredsaint 01-02-2012 12:32 PM

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it definitely would be nice to have a motion sensor installed, either factory or aftermarket.

josh3008 01-02-2012 10:22 PM

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Thanks Everyone, I spoke to the dealer and they confirm what Jeeters said, the alarm will activate if someone opens a door or flipper glass etc. I might look into the motion sensor a bit more, we don't get the option like the US does.


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