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I find the constant ding, ding irritating when the keys are in the ignition and I open the drivers door. But... it's now started 'dinging' whenever I brake hard or go around a corner :wacko:, and I've had all I can take! :gunsmilie:

I don't have a workshop manual to hand, so does anyone know if it's a simple fuse out job or wire pulled from somewhere that will give me peace? :clap:
 

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There is a switch in the ignition switch that tells the ETACS module if the keys are in it or not. Unplug it and see if that takes care of the problem. I can't remember if it's a N.O. switch or an N.C. switch, so if the ding ding constantly goes off after you do this, just jump one wire to the next with a paper clip or piece of wire.

If that doesn't fix the problem then I would try to wiggle some wires or move the ETACS module around. If you notice it when your moving or turning, then you want to try to duplicate moving or turning when you're looking for the problem. The ETACS unit is located in the center console behind the shifter.
 

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Check things like brake fluid level and enusre handbrake is fully down if it's dinging whilst in motion.
Also if you get it dinging even when you've taken key out, check rear fog lamp switch is off.
 

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Thank you both for the info :beer:

I shall be getting my spanners out tomorrow, providing there's an hour or two without rain :frozen:
 
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