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95 escort. when key is removed the signal continues to chirp.

When the key is removed from the ignition the warning signal continues to "chirp" as though the key is still in the ignition. How can i stop and/or elminate the chirping. the only time it stops is when the door is closed.

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  • gebeejr Feb 11, 2009

    Thanks transit360, your suggestion worked. No more "chirping".

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    aftermarket remote start causes the horn to chirp when the key fob is pressed twice

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Your ignition switch thinks the key is still in ignition.

Take some WD-40 or better yet some graphite powder and insert where key goes. Push key in and out. Relube again. Repeat key in and out.

This will lube the switch and hopefully free up the mechanism that is sticking.

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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Take some lock lube spray and spray a bit in your ignition key slot. Then take the key and insert it in and out a few times. This may release a stuck contact in the ign. switch.
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