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    Unhappy Alarm being set off by heat . . . . .

    Ive recently moved to spain and loving my car (mk4 astra sri) as i do i could be parted so brought it with me, only one problem . . . the heat has started setting the alarm off!

    Im guessing its the heat as ive parked it everywhere i can think to keep it isolated and away from disturbances but its still happening . . . . any suggestions? has anyone else experienced this?

    Any help would be much appreciated thanx

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    definitely alarm? not powersounder?

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    well the sounder is going an the lights are goin so i asumed it was alarm . . . . . ?

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    Try switching off the internal sensors everytime to make sure it stops going off?
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    Ok, i researched the problem a little more and there where so many options that i was not sure where to start, so, i took it into a mechanic and he looked about and it seemed to stop and not go off till a couple weeks ago . . . . i took it back to the same fella who in turn sent it to an 'OPEL' dealer who is now telling me that it needs a new ECU due to a wiring fault!

    He wants to charge around €1000!!!

    Is it possible to replace with an ecu from a similar model etc and fit myself for a lighter price? or does it need to be new and done through them?

    Advice would be most welcome . . . . .

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    The ECU takes 15 minutes to replace but will need programming in by them which will take another 15 minutes

    The units about £200 retail
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