Does my R56 have an alarm? - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > Model Specific MINI Forums > MINI Cooper S > Second Generation MINI Cooper S


Second Generation MINI Cooper S MINI Cooper S Late 2006 - Present

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do I have an alarm? pfh First Generation MINI Cooper 13 Apr 11th, 2009 07:15 PM
Works Gp-alarm-no Alarm??? wo53 rks First Generation Works 46 Aug 5th, 2006 04:37 PM
Alarm noise/honk when arming the alarm? pifiu First Generation Interior & Ice 18 Apr 10th, 2005 10:26 AM
Factory Alarm or After Market Alarm? prs General Discussion 5 May 7th, 2003 01:31 AM
Alarm LED - again ! Nonraps First Generation Interior & Ice 3 Nov 28th, 2002 05:37 PM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Dec 2nd, 2011, 05:11 PM
Hammo18
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 78
Local Time: 05:27 AM
United Kingdom
United-Kingdom Does my R56 have an alarm?

I have been trying my best for the past couple of week in trying to see if my R56 MCS has an alarm. It has the red thing on the rev counter with the LED which I was told it has an alarm if it had that.

I lock the car, and shake it, pull the driver door handle repeatidly and the boot handle...nothing.

So I stpped it up a notch, locked myself in the car with the remote, so the ultrasonic sensor above my head should now trigger the alarm....nothing.

One guy said put the window down, lock the car and put your arm out (can't see how this helps)...this didn't work.

Also another said when he locks his Cooper S and bends the aerial it goes off then.

But I've had nothing! I was told it was standing on UK second gen Cooper S's...is this right?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Dec 2nd, 2011, 05:42 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: California
Posts: 51
Local Time: 09:27 PM
United States Male
I've just gone through the same confusion as you. I have an '08 MCS with the red led on the tach. My car does not have the alarm. The red led is standard, the alarm is not. However, the good thing is its pre wired. If your interested you can buy the sensor kit from mini for about $300 and install them yourself.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Dec 2nd, 2011, 06:36 PM
minicore's Avatar
MINI2 Premium Member
Super Moderator
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Lancashire
Posts: 4,638
Local Time: 05:27 AM
United Kingdom Male View minicore's Chili Red & Body Color 2nd Gen MINI John Cooper Works Profile
Quote: Originally Posted by hammo18 (original)
One guy said put the window down, lock the car and put your arm out (can't see how this helps)...this didn't work.

I think that was me, but I meant get out of the car and leave the window down, then lock it (from the outside) and stick your arm IN... as though a window had been broken and someone was reaching into the car.

Does the LED thing pulse after locking, then flash after 10-15 minutes?
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Dec 5th, 2011, 08:53 PM
Nick007's Avatar
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 49
Local Time: 06:27 AM
Czech Republic Male
Why don't you ask your BMW dealer to print the complete specs of your car? They did it for free for me and I was surprised what all accessory it had installed :-)

Mini Cooper S (2007), 158 kW and 312 NM.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags: , ,



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do I have an alarm? pfh First Generation MINI Cooper 13 Apr 11th, 2009 07:15 PM
Works Gp-alarm-no Alarm??? wo53 rks First Generation Works 46 Aug 5th, 2006 04:37 PM
Alarm noise/honk when arming the alarm? pifiu First Generation Interior & Ice 18 Apr 10th, 2005 10:26 AM
Factory Alarm or After Market Alarm? prs General Discussion 5 May 7th, 2003 01:31 AM
Alarm LED - again ! Nonraps First Generation Interior & Ice 3 Nov 28th, 2002 05:37 PM

» Recent Threads
Exhaust Resonator removal
Feb 15th, 2014 12:49 PM
Last post by kerrigan
Today 04:17 AM
5 Replies, 1,370 Views
EP Light & Service Engine Soon
Yesterday 05:46 AM
by tfradke
Last post by tfradke
Today 04:02 AM
2 Replies, 218 Views
Regular or Hi-Test gas?
Yesterday 03:45 AM
Last post by ohlsonmh
Today 02:22 AM
3 Replies, 240 Views
De Chrome?
Jan 23rd, 2012 10:07 AM
Last post by ohlsonmh
Today 02:19 AM
20 Replies, 10,323 Views
will forging engine parts fix oil consuming issue?
Aug 29th, 2013 06:53 AM
by genik
Last post by rodhot
Today 01:20 AM
5 Replies, 1,462 Views
R56 JCW Clutch\DMFlywheel Cost - GULP!
Feb 7th, 2014 04:59 PM
Last post by rodhot
Today 01:12 AM
3 Replies, 1,172 Views
2007 R52 Afterfmarket exhaust.
Apr 9th, 2014 03:03 PM
Last post by rodhot
Today 01:08 AM
7 Replies, 829 Views
Should a DMFlywheel be replaced as a matter of course, when changing clutch??
May 19th, 2014 03:33 PM
Last post by rodhot
Today 12:59 AM
2 Replies, 621 Views
Decoking? Questions
May 27th, 2014 09:23 PM
Last post by rodhot
Today 12:56 AM
3 Replies, 598 Views
Mini Cooper S + 400hp
May 30th, 2014 02:07 PM
by xarula
Last post by rodhot
Today 12:43 AM
13 Replies, 1,902 Views
2002S Crankshaft Not Available
Yesterday 10:39 PM
Last post by Just4Fun
Yesterday 10:39 PM
0 Replies, 73 Views
overheating & and no heat
Yesterday 01:57 PM
by Camnet
Last post by Camnet
Yesterday 10:13 PM
3 Replies, 211 Views
Were these rims worth it?
Sep 3rd, 2014 08:17 PM
Last post by syndrom86
Yesterday 09:53 PM
9 Replies, 899 Views
R53 Electrical issues, BCM fault or other?
Sep 14th, 2014 03:04 PM
Last post by scotty153
Yesterday 08:10 PM
2 Replies, 351 Views
MINI death rattle/ cold start =MINI dead?
Yesterday 08:10 PM
Last post by Peter_pandy
Yesterday 08:10 PM
0 Replies, 111 Views
Is it easy to replace the whole fog light unit
Jul 13th, 2014 12:26 PM
Last post by chopper_harris
Yesterday 07:51 PM
1 Replies, 415 Views
Front post mounted cup holder plastic pin
Yesterday 05:13 PM
Last post by Caveman
Yesterday 07:42 PM
1 Replies, 235 Views
R56 Aerial Fitment ...
Yesterday 07:39 PM
Last post by chopper_harris
Yesterday 07:39 PM
0 Replies, 79 Views
Runflats?!
Aug 9th, 2014 09:29 AM
Last post by chopper_harris
Yesterday 07:38 PM
18 Replies, 2,397 Views
What sort of engine do i have ??
Sep 14th, 2014 09:58 PM
Last post by chopper_harris
Yesterday 07:36 PM
3 Replies, 513 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:27 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2