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Chime sound, no warning light on dash

Pontiac Vibe 2005 - While driving a chime sounded. No reference in manual to what the chime means. No service lights came up on dash.

It happened 3 times. Twice was a single chime and Once while turning. That time the chime sounded three times.

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  • tomdurk Dec 03, 2008

    Pontiac says they have never heard of this. We have a 2007 Vibe, and when the car gets warm (about an hour) and we are at highway speeds (above 50) we get repeated 3 chime sets. It is slightly more likely when the road curves either left or right. It drives my wife nuts. This is the 3rd time we have brought it in, we even taped the chime noise, the service manager heard it, and they say until they make it make the noise itself "Their hands are tied". I would like to tie their hands--or make them give me my old car back.

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Your door might be closed but the door switch plunger is telling the computer is ajar.
Suggest you start with that door switch. If that don't cure it, send me a note.
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There is a harness under the driver seat, mostly for the hand break, but check it out make sure its grounded properly. Some of this problems are caused by poor ground. In your case I can be more specific, but let me know first where you able to correct it, by checking the door switch.

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