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I know several owners including myself have been having problems with false alarms due to the interior sensors. Fine with roof down but doggy with it up. A lot of people have complained about it with heavy rain. But in my case it only seems to go off when I'm asleep typically early mornings irrespective of the weather. I'm now in the habit if switching the sensor off as I lock it for the evening but it is a real pi**er when I forget and I'm nice and snug under the covers. So I now have the second key by my bed so I can shut it off :mad: :mad:

What is the latest on this? Is there a fix? I have not got around to going to the dealer yet well apart from an emergency visit for new gearbox :eek:
 

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Exactly why I have not booked my car in. Was in the dealership just the other day discussing the issue and they mentioned that they had one other owner with a similar problem but with no definitive resolution from BMW. Apparently they are aware of a problem but do not have a fix.

I'm also glad that I'm not the only one with a car that has sensors so clever that it can detect when I'm asleep and so thoughtfully wake me to check on it. It's like having another baby. The mini really is a character :p :p

One thought has come to mind though after washing my car the other day having forgot to disarm the car and setting it off. Is there any chance that water/condensation inside the door could be and issue? This is the second time this has happened. Both times it was when washing the doors around the mirrors. If it were the tremble sensor it would have gone off far earlier.

Early mornings would tie in with condensation and dew and car washing eg: heavy rain might tie in symptoms that other see in bad weather??

Will check this further next time she gets a wash.
 
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