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Old 02-20-2017, 08:33 PM   #1
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Can the motion detector be bypassed?

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Wondering if there is a way to bypass the motion detectors in the car's alarm system. I have a dog who travels with me and if I slip into the store and he is in the car, he sets the alarm off.

I want to be able to lock the car with some of the alarm features being active.

At a bar minimum I would like to at least lock the car.
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Old 02-20-2017, 10:59 PM   #2
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Maybe tape over the motion sensor "eyes" with black electrical tape?

That should allow you to lock the car - and the car wouldn't detect movement (like your dog) in the interior.

(those are the alien eye looking things above the rear view mirror)

Just spit-balling here...
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Old 02-20-2017, 11:03 PM   #3
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Look in the manual, but off the top of my head yes if you press lock twice?
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Look in the manual, but off the top of my head yes if you press lock twice?
that's right. Press twice, get a beep and no alarm

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I learned that the first time my suction mount fell off and triggered the alarm and I wasn't near the car... Fun times
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Old 02-21-2017, 07:16 PM   #6
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So when the fob is pressed 2 times the whole alarm is disabled or just the motion?

The first time it happened I went into a store for quite a bit and over the PA comes - "There is a Blue Porsher Boxxer whos alarm is going off and a dog frantically bouncing from seat to seat. Can the owner please head out and take care of the issue".

My manual is a printed version that the previous owner had - not sure it is even for the correct year - I will be calling Porshe to get the proper one tomorrow.

Did google this and found all sorts of different discriptions.

Maybe I will just ask Porsche when I order the manual.

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Mine doesn't even have a factory alarm, so I may be wrong... but from what I've read, if you press the lock button twice within 1 second it goes into a secondary lock mode, where the alarm is not enabled and central locking is on but the inner door handles are still operational.
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Mine doesn't even have a factory alarm, so I may be wrong... but from what I've read, if you press the lock button twice within 1 second it goes into a secondary lock mode, where the alarm is not enabled and central locking is on but the inner door handles are still operational.
Yup, that's it
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Thanks everyone. My dog appreciates the help you all gave his human
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