I would sure hope it's harder than that. It's possible the key fob is signaling the panic button to the car. I asked them to investigate if somebody has a Ucconnect account set up using my car's VIN. Dodge told me $85 and they will reprogram the truck for the new cluster so I'm gonna try that route. I took the Charger back in for the 5th visit to the dealer since 3/3. A forum community dedicated to all Dodge Charger owners and enthusiasts. The video I saw as a Jeep Grand Cherokee. After doing some research on the features that Uconnect provides, I realized that all of the weird problems I was experiencing were direct offerings of the app. lost the original keys and key fob years ago and i replaced the gauge cluster with a used on since some of them stopped working seems that when i changed the cluster these problems started. Challenger Talk, the online forum for discussions, reviews of Dodge Challenger, and all things SRT, Hellcat, and Demon. These systems can be equipped on your Dodge RAM and feature a simple module with an alarm amp to emit the beeping and horn sounds that alert you. Your car might have a very common problem. Dodge Charger Electrical Problems and Questions, Charger Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7L HEMI, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. So I was coming into work today, and talking with a co-worker and my alarm started to go off. Wouldn't seem too tough to really screw with somebody that way. 7/2/2015. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. My alarm was too sensitive. I've noticed my remote start is being finicky as well.. 1) The alarm went off while my wife had the car and her key fob on Sunday and I was 30 miles away. Yes I work at a Dodge dealership. JavaScript is disabled. It took them about 15 min. My wife's charger alarm was going off at times and other weirdness going on. I ended up having a long 30+ minute conversation with Uconnect today as well to dig into how this is possible and how likely it is to happen again. They had the account cancelled and now I'll wait and see if the ghost in the machine is exorcised. What has the dealer stated? It was the key fob battery. see what turned on alarm- hood latch -door- or key fobik. Alarm systems have become common features on cars all around the world, and provide extra security for your vehicle. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Getting a lot of false car alarms? They checked the key fobs and claim they are within spec, properly programmed to the car, and have a good battery. They don't argue that I'm making up the story, they just have nothing to replace since there is no visible problems or recorded errors. Mark shows you a trick he has used to stop this annoying condition. 03 ram 1500 quad cab 4x4 5.7 auto trans, To Permanently disable alarm I found this. I brought my car back to the dealership where I bought it for the same thing, except mine was going off in parking lots for no other reason than another vehicle drove past it. The dealer has given up troubleshooting because there's no error code or alarm trigger for them to investigate. I was able it get it to turn off for a while by unplugging the cluster but now it wont stop. This started about 3 weeks ago, and happens once every 2-3 days. Come join the discussion about performance, modifications, troubleshooting, Hemi Mopar power, power-adders, and more! I'm glad we figured it out. Come join the discussion about Hemi’s, RAM trucks, Mopar performance, modifications, troubleshooting, maintenance, and more! having an issue with my alarm it keeps going off every time i open the door. Thanks. A forum community dedicated to all Dodge owners and enthusiasts. I'm leaving town for a week, so I'm hoping this issue is finally behind me once and for all. Keep your fingers crossed, I'm hoping to put this whole nightmare behind me. ~ 02 Ram 45RFE to Jeep GC TCM 5-45RFE Upgrade - (Nov.01) 4.7L with 91K/3588hrs, 4.56 R&P/DTT, Sonnax Line Booster, SRT-10 Pod w/Dynojet Wideband Commander, 2-speed manual transfer-case, Clifford Security System w/Auto Start/Auto Windows, RB1 CD/DVD/NAV Infinity Sound System w/30GB iPod, Offroad Package, 33" Bridgestone Dueler A/T, Mopar Rear Wheel Liners, K&N w/Airaid Jr Modular Intake Tube, BBK 70mm Throttle Body, AIR_RAM Jet Stream Scoop, PML Diff Cover, ASP Underdrive Crank Pulley, MSD 1.65 Alt Pulley, V8 Lincoln E-Fan, 2-Speed DCC E-Fan Controller, 180 Jet T-Stat, Flowmaster SI/DO Exhaust, Tire-2-Tire Chrome Tuber Step, Line of Fire LED Light Bar, Sylvania Ultra Silverstars, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. It sounds like this problem is solved for you. I have a 97 Dodge Ram 1500, it has an alarm that really doesnt work in the fact that it doesnt go off but the LED light on the dash flashes. So far, it seems to be solved. Dodge Mechanic: ... my door ajar lights and alarm keep going off while driving when the door is shut. 2016 B5 Blue R/T Challenger, 6-speed manual. Ok I just put the old gauge cluster back in the truck and no alarm. They confirmed the previous owner had a Uconnect account registered to this car's VIN number. I would think that's a huge security risk for Chrysler if all you needed was a VIN number. More than half of those times, the car was parked unlocked with the key fobs sitting on a shelf less than 20 feet away from the car. There was no trigger recorded for the last 2 instances of the alarm going off. Because of that video, I had it in the back of my mind that it was possible for someone to remotely fool around with my car. '12 A5 SRT Mods: Mopar CAI, Corsa Sport Cat-back, 180 stat, B&G Tuned ECU, DRs (Hoosier 315/35/17") 430/434 HP/TQ. That makes me want to cover my windshield VIN. Devastation On Driving Grounds Everywhere, Drive Thru Invisible Driver Prank - YouTube, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. JavaScript is disabled. I've taken video of the past 3 times. Wondering if I took it to dodge and had them program me a new set of keys and key fob if that would make it stop. lost the original keys and key fob years ago and i replaced the gauge cluster with a used on since some of them stopped working seems that when i changed the cluster these problems started. I know he won't pay it, but I want him to know that I proved that the alarm is not malfunctioning due to my incompetence. It's the car misbehaving, because you are not driving it enough! Between 2/28 and 3/15, the alarm has randomly gone off 8 times. I've seen videos of people with lap tops hacking peoples cars and taking them over while being driven. They also cancelled the Uconnect account for the previous owner. Every few days my alarm starts going off for no reason----car is in the garage and doors are locked. If the key is in close proximity every time the alarm goes off ... replace the key fob battery. I was parked at the gas station, my kids were in the car, the doors were unlocked, I was filling the car with gas, my key fob was in my pocket and the car spontaneously started and ran for approximately 5 seconds before turning itself off. So, as long as my car is secure, he won't be able to fiddle with my car again even if he gets the VIN number. After 9 alarm events, and 5 dealership visits, I had begun the process of finding a replacement for this Charger. I explained the crazy auto-start situation that occurred last night while I was pumping gas. It makes me wonder how easy it would be to just sign up an account against somebody else's VIN number. I would totally agree with you except for 2 circumstances that would seem to dispute that. having an issue with my alarm it keeps going off every time i open the door. I don't know why I was not thinking about the cluster change cause I have heard in the past of drivers changing there cluster and having issues but not the alarm It didn't even hit me till you said you switched it back they have to have something done at dealer to work correctly with truck when swapped. Ok thank you I'm headed to the dealer today see what they tell me. It currently has approximately 16,600 miles on it. searched through threads and everything i tried did not help. That would have really been a shame because this car is pretty awesome. As soon as the alarm goes off I am going to send the bill for the fuse and holder to that arrogant service manager from Mac Haik Dodge. I even brought that up with the lady I was talking to from their customer service yesterday. My car is a '13, so the battery is new. to make an adjustment and now the problem is gone.