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    Alarm siren dying??

    Recently, when I lock/unlock my siren for my Clifford alarm seems to be getting quieter.

    Any high dB sirens I could go buy and wire into my Clifford? I am going to college this week so I need it to be loud.

    another question, I want to put another flashing LED on my dash (the installers put it by my toggle switch which is okay but you can only see if you are looking into my driver side).

    How would I go about that? could I just tap into the LED's wire with another or do I need like a relay?

    thanks



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    bump..



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    for the LED, yes you can just splice another one right onto the existing one. LEDs use so little power unless you have about 50 it shouldn't make a difference.

    I dont know about the siren



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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    thanks..bump



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    bumpin my old thread...it keeps getting worse and worse..



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    I have a couple of DEI (Viper) sirens that are pretty loud... but depending on what model your Clifford is, it could be the same one you already have.

    A lot of times though, it isn't the siren itself, it is the installation of the alarm. A bad ground could cause poor siren output. If you can, measure the resistance of the ground (black) wire from your alarm brain, and from your siren itself. Make sure it is screwed in tightly.

    Also, there will probably be two loops of wire coming off the siren -- one black/white, one black. Cut the black one it will make it louder when it arms/disarms... but probably won't solve the problem.

    Let me know if you want an extra siren, I have the ones like this one: http://www.drdetailshop.com/514N.htm




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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    Alright, I'll check all my wiring tomorrow.

    I'll let ya know about the wiring and about that siren. Could I wire one of those along with the clifford?

    I have the 3.5RSX wiring with the 50.5X antenna, remote, and brain.



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    Yeah you can add another siren, any more than 2 though and I think you need a relay. But I am willing to bet its something in the install, I haven't seen too many sirens that have actually gone bad (then again I'm sure it does happen once in a while though)




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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    Does it work sometimes and not work at others? i have that problem, i have to get it checked but too busy. it seems to happen more than often when im bumping the music loud, but still doesnt sound off, but locks even when i dont bump. i guess my chances are like pulling out the shortest stick out of a bunch of long ones from one's hand



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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    It's just REALLY quiet when I lock/unlock it. Only time it's loud is if I'm in like a parking garage or tunnel since it echoes.

    It's worked fine until like the past three months. I have a lot of hw for my classes to do today then I will go check out all the wiring and report back.



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    Ok well I checked my ground wires and they are good. I tightened them again just to make sure. It's still pretty quiet.



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    Hmm... yeah, if you checked/re-did both the grounds and its still quiet maybe it is just the siren itself. Did you see the black loop to cut?




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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    no but I know it's not cuz I've looked at it before.



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: Alarm siren dying??

    I used to have a clifford in my car... It was f'ed up in several ways so I finally had a Prestige alarm installed and it works great.




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