Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 23:56:00 +0100
From: "Simon Watkins" <>
Subject: Re: Chimes on 2002 9-5 Aero Estate

"Richard Collings" <> wrote in message > > > Really?!? In every car I have ever owned when you started it the > > chimes or buzzer or bell or whatever went off for about 7 seconds or > > until you belted in, I have NEVER had a car where the actual chimes > > were also linked to the pannenger belt. > > > > ISTR somebody saying that the passenger warning only works if you have the heated seats > because there are detectors in both seats which only switch on the heating if somebody is sitting in > the seat No, it will chime with a passenger in a car with unheated seats. It shuts up eventually, but it requires both buckles to be engaged before it will silence - before - the timeout. I know, because my last 9-5 didn't have heated seats, and a briefcase on the passenger seat was enough to make it chime. The 2002 MY cars don't chime by default. Simon

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