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P Mishan
06-15-2012, 01:05 PM
All of a sudden the alarm on the dash and the light come on when the key is to the right in the on position before you crank to start the motor .

The alarm and the light stay on constantly when in that position.

Once I crank the motor, it starts and the light and the alarm go off.

Also when the key is in the left position the alarm in light are not on.

Before this began, when the key was in the right position before starting the light and alarm would be on until the system finishes cycling, within about a minute the alarm and Light go off.

I Spoke to a number of people, possible causes , low oil, overheating, batteries low in charge. Carefully checked all of the above, all are in perfect working order

Of course there must be some sort of fault that I have to find before it does any damage. Anyone out there have a solution?

bobx1
06-15-2012, 02:44 PM
My first bet is a low voltage alarm. DISCONNECT your battery and make sure it has a full charge then reconnect. Mine did the same thing and until I disconnected and re-connected the alarm went off (even with a full charge). I also think the alarm will quit going off (assuming you have a fully charged battery) after x number of on/off cycles of the engine starting.

cpr05xtr
06-15-2012, 02:55 PM
check all the connections on your batteries. The switches grounds all the way to the starter. I had this same problem on my 05 xstar and it was a loose connection.

P Mishan
06-15-2012, 02:59 PM
thanks i will try

P Mishan
06-15-2012, 03:17 PM
I just realized I have two batteries and there is a turn off switch for both of them will that work?

bobx1
06-15-2012, 03:23 PM
Personally, I would only wire direct to one fully charged battery to see if the problem is low volatge. Per cpr05xtr, the low voltage (if that is the problem) could be related to bad connections so eliminating the battery switch (and associated connections) and the second battery would help with the diagnosis.

P Mishan
06-15-2012, 03:28 PM
thanks

cpr05xtr
06-15-2012, 03:41 PM
Personally, I would only wire direct to one fully charged battery to see if the problem is low volatge. Per cpr05xtr, the low voltage (if that is the problem) could be related to bad connections so eliminating the battery switch (and associated connections) and the second battery would help with the diagnosis.


agreed! still might see if i can find a loose connection first. Also check for corrosion.

P Mishan
06-17-2012, 12:36 PM
left batteries cables off for 10 minutes disconnected the ecu,still alarm going after reconnect, any other ideas please

Jerseydave
06-17-2012, 01:40 PM
What if you put your battery switch on "both" and hook up a battery charger to one battery, turn it on 12volt fast charge. If the alarm stops beeping then you have a battery issue (weak battery)

P Mishan
06-17-2012, 05:49 PM
i can try

P Mishan
06-18-2012, 11:18 AM
I tried it with a professional charger , did not work,alarm still ringing

cpr05xtr
06-18-2012, 06:23 PM
dealer time