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weird thing happened to my alarm today

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tonight as i turned off my car, i heard my doors unlock. i looked at the pins and they were definately up. i asked my passenger if she unlocked the doors, but she didn't. that never happened before, but i thought it was ok, cause i heard that you can program your locks to do that, so i figured it's nothing and got out. then i tried to arm my car. nothing happened. i stood beside my car and pushed the arm button repeatedly. still nothing. then i put the key in the keyhole and locked the door. it worked but it felt funny, as though there was no power in the keyhole. but the alarm still didn't arm. i tried unlocking the door with the unlock button and it worked. then i tried the keyhole again, this time turning it twice. then the lights flashed and it beeped.
what was that all about? has this happened to anyone else?
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Re: weird thing happened to my alarm today (The AuDUBot)

You wanna know about a funky alarm...well , I had a Viper alarm integrated with the factory alarm ...with me so far??? well after a couple of months of it working awsome , my alarm started going off every morning , I couldnt figure it out !!!Well it turns out that since my sister also has a 99 jetta with the flip key my alarm had programmed to her hey..so her dang key was leaving my car open and setting off my alarm..i took it to the dealer and they told me that it was a security feature for the code on the alarm to change every time you open and close your car ...somehow the codes caght up to each other and my sisters car key controlled my alarm..that was complete Bull Poop!!!was stunk the most is that my key had absolutely no effect on her car!!
Dont you think its strange????
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