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Different respose in two different vehicles


I purchased a Bel V955 and so far, I'm loving this product. It has way better detection capabilities than my old Cobra I had. The issue I'm having is with the behavior of this detector. I have been using it in my 2002 Toyota Camry for about two weeks with new issues. This weekend, I moved it to my 2004 Sierra pick up truck and as soon as it came on, the X band detection alarm started going off. This wa before I drove off the driveway. I thought it was a fluke, so I just kept going, but the thiing continued going off throughout the whole neighborhood. It got so bad that I turned it off. I wasn't sure was was happening. I turned it on again, and it was "acting" normal until suddenly, the X Band indicator started going off again. It continued to go on and off throughout my trip and it got really annoying. I went back home and put it back on the Camry and went out and drove the same route as with the truck and the detector was silent (as it should have been). Do you have any explanation as to what would cause this detector to go off like that in my pock up truck?


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Re: Different respose in two different vehicles

Does the pickup have an aftermarket alarm system installed (not fasctory)? If so the alarms perimeter sensor is not wired properly and is on all the time (not when the alarm is armed).

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