If the battery has a dead cell will it make the car alarm go off randomly go off

Asked by Apr 08, 2013 at 01:12 AM about the 2000 Lincoln Continental 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

102,845

It might. Why don't you disconnect the battery? You don't need a alarm if the car doesn't start.

Just take the briefcase full of Krugerrand and American Eagle Gold coins out of the car, and he is right, alarms. factory and aftermarket alike are quirky and notorious for going off when you least expect it for no apparent reason. In a public parking lot nobody even pays attention to them anyway, a thief can be sticking a slim~ jim in a door and nobody is going to give him a second look. I once came out of a supermarket and a guy was in the process of stealing my license plate, he had one screw out and I approached him like it was not my car and asked if he needed help."no thanks I got it"...I took my phone out of my pocked and it dawned on him and he ran like heck, didn't have alarm on that car.. what good are they? Now anti~theft systems are a different deal. Those are worthless if somebody really wants your car, case in point my Regal, stolen while parked 50 feet from my bedroom and had transponder key and alarm

Your Answer

Continental

Looking for a Used Continental in your area?

CarGurus has 3,449 nationwide Continental listings starting at $32,794.

ZIP:

Lincoln Continental Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    360
  • #2
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    350
  • #3
    COMETGUY61
    Reputation
    330
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Town Car
27 Great Deals out of 1,686 listings starting at $1,099
Used Lincoln Navigator
85 Great Deals out of 3,786 listings starting at $1,795
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
160 Great Deals out of 8,097 listings starting at $1,200
Used BMW 7 Series
120 Great Deals out of 5,233 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford Mustang
600 Great Deals out of 39,738 listings starting at $1,988
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
719 Great Deals out of 22,934 listings starting at $1,450

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.