[Help] 2014 Escape, the panic alarm keeps going off unprovoked. - 2 months after rig, O/D light came on. The back window was still to the south, but was partially covered by shade. Just like the title says. The alarm won't go off anymore. Front ¾ vehicle photos © 1986-2018 Autodata, Inc. dba Chrome Data. The alarm goes off for 30 seconds with the lights flashing, then I don't hear any sound but the parking lights keep on flashing also the lights on the odometer keep on flashing . I reset the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the positive cable from the battery this weekend. Within the last couple days my 2012 Ford Focus alarm goes off unexpectedly. It may also show some other issues, like my passenger side rear door does not unlock with the rest of them at times. It did it last night at 5 am. I have a 2007 Ford Escape and love this car ! The reason, … NO FORUM HOMEPAGES. Good luck! Just like the title says. Can the dealer do it? It solved the issue for about a week. But the alarm goes off any time. Car is completely stock. The 2007 Ford Escape has 5 problems reported for panic alarm is randomly going off day or night. Thanks but i had both keys in a drawer and everyone was asleep. There is no pattern of this malfunctioning. The keys can be in the drawer in another room or right beside me on my desk and suddenly the horn is going off and the lights are flashing. Hi All, I have a 2014 F350 with a factory anti theft alarm that keeps going off randomly. The alarm is designed to go off anytime someone tries to enter the locked vehicle. My ford exploers alarm keeps going off when doors locked. It only goes off if someone were to break the window or force it with a jim and open the door from inside, which is how car thieves actually break into cars. Update from Mar 9, 2015: Asked the service department before purchasing the vehicle if there were any known common problems with this vehicle - they said no. 2013 GT Coupe, M/T,3.73, Airaid Intake, Boss Intake Manifold, Zex 75 Wet Shot, Bama 93 Tuned, Magnaflow O/R Tru X, Roush AB's, Eibach Sportlines, Barton 2 Post shifter Bracket, BMR LCAs/Relos, and a BMR adjustable Panhard Bar. If the alarm is a "factory" alarm, cycle the key in the ignition from off to on (where the dash indicators light up), 5 times. I went to Auto Zone to order the part and they said they … If that does not work, your car misses you and needs more attention. - argued with ford on twitter. Takes forever for the interior light to go off and my alarm goes off all times of the night and my neighbors have to be getting upset. Sounds like one of the sensors are on the edge of going off. We use cookies to analyze & improve your experience, & to personalize content and ads. I only just got it back. The only hitch is that over the past year or so the alarm will go off for no reason. It appears to go off only Wed-Thurs-Fri-Sat mornings. Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the. The last couple of nights the panic alarm goes off for no reason about two in the morning while im a sleep. CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2007 Ford Escape looks pretty good compared to other Ford Escape model years, but still has a trend of transmission problems, so it's not a model year we can recommend. Where is the other key? Example: "Bad Brakes", "Toyota Recall", etc. All of my doors are properly shut and my hood is shut too so I don't know whats going on. I wasn't near the truck, but got a Push from the app. CarComplaints.com ® is an online automotive complaint resource that uses graphs to show automotive defect patterns, based on complaint data submitted by visitors to the site. Alarm went off again without external tampering - thought it might be neighbor cars setting off the sensors. the panic alarm system goes off by itself. This is the reset procedure for the "factory" alarm. Anyone else ever have this issue? JavaScript is disabled. Oh good, another thing Ford screwed many people over about. So i think it could be a damaged door switch. The F-150 comes with a factory-installed alarm system. A perimeter alarm is the kind that annoys the entire neighborhood in the night because a passing squirrel triggered it, and no one pays attention to anyway. A forum community dedicated to Ford Mustang owners and enthusiasts. We'll see and I will keep you informed. $2.5K seems a lot for a 5yr, 100K mile warranty, but when a $1.6K to $1.8K timing belt replacement expense happens along with getting a rental car and other things going on like this door switch, we are just paying ahead on common maintenance and repairs that are going to happen every 70-90K miles! two things: Do you have the active security package and are you leaving the windows down overnight? This is happening with me as well. I just got home from and looked through the manual to frame more about the alarm system. went off 3 times this morning within 15 min. The alarm goes off after some time on each possible way of closing. I thought something in my pocket was setting it off but finally realized it goes off at randum times. DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME: From what I see on the internet this is a common problem that others are having on several years and models of Fords. Clemson put up one heck of a fight! VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada, is an independent enthusiast website owned and operated by Content on is generated by its users. This is a factory installed, not an after market. Otherwise look in the owners manual where there is a red button under the steering wheel, possibly behind a panel. Just a thought. Other similar 2007 models like the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V & Hyundai Santa Fe scored far better. The car is a 2013 gt premium with less than 2000 miles on it. Why? I have a 2014 Ford Flex AWD Limited. Car alarm went off again - this time at 3:58 PM. Even checked the … Ford said contact a dealership, maybe they could do something. Asked the service department before purchasing the vehicle if there were any known common problems with this vehicle - they said no. The problem is that alarm is going off by itself. It could be just because the positive battery terminal is corroded or a variety of hood, rear hatch and door ajar sensors. This is turned on and off using a remote control key. We left the key fobs on the counter … Went off three times in the same hour and then behaved itself for the rest of the evening. is not in any way affiliated with. I turn it off then about an hour later it does it again. I tried to go around the car a couple times slamming each door and checking to see if the light turned off, but it stayed on the whole time. I've had other priorities and have not purchased it yet or should I need to since I purchased an extended warranty for this vehicle. I have talked to two dealers and they don't have a clue as to what wrong and they have never heard of this happening. Average failure mileage is 20,150 miles. Lock the car, wait for the alarm to set, wiggle the hood, doors, and rear hatch. My truck for no reason at all the panic alarm or horn goes off. Also the base model Escape did not come with side airbags so it received a "Poor" rating from the IIHS for side impact protection. We noticed the interior light was not going off while waiting for paper work to be finished - they said they would fix it before we left. "CarComplaints.com" ®, "Autobeef", "What's Wrong With YOUR Car?" Seems to at least get me through the night When left unlocked the lights keep going on and off. The back latch has been replaced but the alarm … I'm oiling this car up like a stripper. 2013 f150 alarm going of by itself randomly have to push panic button to turn off. Man, this is so wild. - 7 months later, back to square one i dont know about active security package but the windows were up and its never gone off before. Come join the discussion about performance, builds, modifications, reviews, engine swaps, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, and more! The light was off when we purchased the vehicle, and I've not noticed it on inadvertently since, but the alarm has gone off randomly on 2 other occasion I will report separately. No vehicle nearby to set it off or any other visible interferring / triggering stimuli. We don't sell/share your email. Later that day i brought it to Ford and they said they couldn't get the alarm to go off but gave me a sheet showing that the alarm had infact gone off 5 times. The last couple of nights the panic alarm goes off for no reason about two in the morning while im a sleep. [pray] 2014 Premium GT, SGM, Brembo, Auto, Tech, Comfort, etc. The complaints are organized into groups with data published by vehicle, vehicle component, and specific problem. Yeah right. You can check these same PIDS on your vehicle on the cheap with this software and wireless adapter:Forscan Software:http://forscan.org/ELM 327 Adapter … However, I've felt that I'm getting false alarms but thought I accidentally pressed the button … Recently I started having problems with my 03 Explorer, 4.6, 8V, 73k Mile. Update from Mar 11, 2015: Dealer says it was the right rear passenger door latch. Went out and sat in the truck trying to figure out how to turn off the alarm so I could get some sleep and I saw a small moth flying around the rear view mirror. I will lock the truck with the key fob and then confirm that its locked and the horn beeps once. Is there anything i can do to fix this or should i just take it to the dealer. You hear it try to, but it doesn't! Update from Mar 11, 2015: Dealer says it was the right rear passenger latch and have repaired it as a extended warranty. Has anyone with a 2013 experienced the car alarm or "panic" sound going off for what seems like no reason? Here's how to tell which one. 1964.5 convertible and a 2012 Sterling Grey GT. I have a 2014 Escape, and my panic alarm keeps going off without anyone touching it or the keys. Is there something I can do about this? Chased it away and alarm didn't go off anymore. 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