Alarm goes off at random

Faults and Technical chat for the Volkswagen ID.3
scott28tt
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Post by scott28tt » Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:28 pm

Jel wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:42 pm
The alarm on mine sometimes goes off when I get close to the car. Its happened 3 times over the last 3 months of so.

Used to happen sometimes with mine, when the car woke up. Reported it to my dealer when was going in for updates, never happened since.
ID.3 1st Edition / Moonstone Grey / October 2020 onwards

BobbyG
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Post by BobbyG » Fri Sep 10, 2021 11:36 am

Happened to me last night with my month old ID.3. Alarm went off four times in the night. In desperation and bleary eyed, I consulted this very helpful forum for ideas. Thanks for the tip on interior monitoring. I eventually found the culprit was a moth fluttering around inside the car, activating the obviously sensitive interior monitoring. Squashing the moth and turning off interior monitoring (on Goodbye screen) seems to have done the trick. At least for last night….

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