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I want to disable the alarm on a 2001 Audi A6 because its goes off arbitrarily, a lot. I want to disable the entire alarm. not just the internal movement sensor, How can I do this?

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    Not sure on an A6, but on my Jetta, the controller was also responsible for the central locks, and anything the key-fob remote does. Are you OK to lose all that functionality? – JPhi1618 Nov 19 '15 at 14:25
  • Ugh, no, I would like to have the remote. Thanks. – Al Lelopath Nov 19 '15 at 14:52
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    The next option would be to find out why it's going off. There are door sensors, a hood sensor, and a trunk sensor. My Jetta also had an internal switch inside the stereo head unit., just in case you got past everything else and really wanted a proprietary HU. The hood sensor is the one that most frequently has issues since its not sealed safely inside the dry car. You could also unplug the alarm horn - it's not always the same as the beep-beep horn. – JPhi1618 Nov 19 '15 at 14:56
  • I think the alarm horn is different than the beep-beep horn. And finding that would solve the noise problem, though the lights would still flash (potentially draining the battery?). I'll try to find the hood sensor. Thanks again. – Al Lelopath Nov 19 '15 at 15:19
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    Materials do expand with heat and contract or stiffen with the cold. That said, the whole car is subjected to hot or cold, so I don't think that helps narrow it down. It could mean that a switch is just a leeetle bit out of adjustment. Of course it also means that since you can't reproduce the problem, you can't troubleshoot any further. – JPhi1618 Jan 22 '16 at 14:20

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