Question about Passport 8500 Radar Detector
I'm getting false laser readings on my Passport 8500, any adjustments?
This is fixable as described in other threads here. This is annoying and seems to be random, though it also does it sometimes when the wipers are turned on or I use the windshield sprayer. 2 minutes with a smal Philips screw driver and a Q-tip will fix it. I just did mine and it works great now.
Unscrew the three screws, pop the three components apart (it really is a no-brainer since they only fit back together ONE WAY, so don't be nervous. There is not anything that is going to fall apart or spring into a hundred pieces in there.
I used canned air to blow everything out and just used the Q-tip on the front window and the parts that looked like the detector window internally... I didn't bother swabbing all of the board.
IT WORKS! GREAT FIX!!!!! DO IT!! NO MORE FALSE LASER ALARM WHILE ACCELERATING and randomly.
Posted on Aug 27, 2010
I have just started getting the same constant false laser alerts. It seems to be as I accelerate. Strange. I called Escort and they asked if it does the same in another vehicle. If it acts O/K in another car, is there any new electrical equipment in the car where it does happen?
They (Escort) suggest returning to them for repair/tuneup. $59 . Seems to me that this is an issue that they are aware of but want payment to fix !
Posted on Jul 29, 2010
There really is no way to adjust it. Maybe they arnt false maybe the cops are just hiding
Posted on Apr 27, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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