Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2002 08:13:30 -0500
From: "Frank Coviello" <francisjcoviellonopsampam.please.hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: chime at startup


I test drove a Jaguar X-type and if I remember correctly, there was a chime on startup. Rather pleasant sound though... -- "Alex Watson" <alexjwatsonnopsamte.co.uk> wrote in message news:3C8562FB.D89BAF73nopsamte.co.uk... > Thanks for that. > I totally agree with you. It bugs the hell out of me and anyone else that comes > in the car, "Whats that chiming all about?, that would bug the hell out of me" > Not many cars (if any) in the UK make silly noises at startup. I'm not really > sure if its the chiming or the questions that annoy the most. > Now that I realise what the noise is all about I'd rather not have to put up > with it. > > Alex > > PS. I'm also not planning on trying out the airbags any time soon as I've still > got to pay up the damn think ;-) > PPS. I would now like to see a large thread on what cars make the most annoying > noises, with the exception of Fiats as that just their engines..... 8-) Mind u I > was in one of those new Honda Civic Type-Rs and boy does that rev. It actually > reminds me of my wife's hairdryer...... > > Murphwiz wrote: > > > Dealer only, should take 2 mins, I'd imagine if your already a customer > > there would be no charge. > > > > "Alex Watson" <alexjwatsonnopsamte.co.uk> wrote in message > > news:3C84E3B2.D831D0Anopsamte.co.uk... > > > Absolutely spot on!!! I always start the car first then put my belt on, > > > obviously except this morning. Does the dealer have to disable it or can I > > do it > > > myself? > > > > > > Murphwiz wrote: > > > > > > > If it chimes when you turn ignition on, its because your seatbelt isn't > > on > > > > ask your dealer to switch it off! > > > > > > > > "Alex Watson" <alexjwatsonnopsamte.co.uk> wrote in message > > > > news:3C84AFDD.D13A83B1nopsamte.co.uk... > > > > > Does anyone know why my 9-5 chimes when I start up, the reason I ask > > is > > > > that it > > > > > stopped chiming this morning!?!?!? > > > > > > > > > > Alex > > > > > > > > >

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