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The security alarm on my 1996 BMW 750iL goes on spontaneously and randomly for no reason while thecar is locked.

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2 most likely causes are: 1: a faulty hood switch.Check for the switch around the microfilter housings near the strut towers. 2: a faulty interior sensor. If you are sitting in the driver's seat. Look directly above your head in the center of the car. Pull the cover at the edges. You should see a sensor inside the cover. Unplug the sensor and retest your system.

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