Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 09:00:59 +0100 From: "Jim" <jimnopsamil.thanks> Subject: Re: Chimes on 2002 9-5 Aero Estate
"Simon Watkins" <siwatkinsnopsamIEIO.org> wrote in message news:3cc4947e$1_1nopsamntp-1.news.uk.worldonline.com... > "Richard Collings" <rcollingsnopsamnk.cix.co.uk> wrote in message > news:memo.20020422205716.21619Hnopsamlings.compulink.co.uk... > > > > > 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 > > I have a 2002 9-5 (April) and it does chime by default!