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My alarm keeps on going off for no reason. How do you do…

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My alarm keeps on...

My alarm keeps on going off for no reason

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tried locking and unlocking the driver's side door using the key itself?

How do you do that?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your BMW?

X5 f15 2015

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your X5 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing... pressing the lock button 2 times consecutively

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UK Auto Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago
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Experience: Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years Experience in Foreign & Domestic Vehicles
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UK Auto Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

Hey how are you,I will try to help you with this issue

You will need a factory scanner or equivalent to run a diagnostic scan & retrieve fault codes from the Vehicle Anti theft module and based on these fault codes we can pull up a Pin Point troubleshoot and be accurate on it ,If you do get it scanned ,you can post the fault code back here for me and I can help you further on it and be more accurate .

But you can Try A Master reset like the procedure below ,make sure we have a good 12 volts battery first

Master reset Procedure

1- Disconnect Battery Cables ( Negative & Positive Cables )you can use any electrical wire as an extension if battery cables don't reach .the reason we do that is to take any residual power in the wiring harness to try to reset the modules ,and there will be no spark created touching them since we took battery power source out of the loop by taking both cables off

2- Hold cables Together for 60 secs ,then let go

3- Wait 30 minutes

4- Make sure all doors are closed

5- Reconnect battery Cables ,Positive cable First

6- Lock & unlock the vehicles using the key from driver door side (if you have a key fob with no blade key, just lock & unlock using the key fob buttons)

7- Enter the vehicle and attempt to start

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