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Can you tell me how you fixed the Laser going off all the time. I hope that there is an easy fix, Thanks , Mike

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If you are in an area where the police are not equiped with laser radar guns, most areas are to cheap to implement them, you can simply cover the laser sensor with black electrical tape and this will prevent it from going off every time you go anywhere near store with door opener sensors and a million other none cop sources of reflected laser light. Also if a cop hits you with a laser it is traveling at 186,000 miles a second and I don't think you will be able to hit the breaks before he gets the reading. the laser only goes off where he tags someone. Basically laser radar detectors are useless. This solution works 100%
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Hello!!

Hold all three buttons down and reset it.hope it fixes the problem!!

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Smilemaker

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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