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Chime freaking out all of a sudden

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My '06 came with the Bose setup but now has an aftermarket Pioneer deck installed. Looks like it used to have an aftermarket amp for some subs installed as well but those were removed before I got it (wires still running along console/floor.)

 

I'm still learning about putting aftermarket decks into a GMT800, but it seems they didn't bother with the steering wheel controls adapter as the buttons don't do anything on this Pioneer. They did install the adapter for the door chimes, because those do work, although they're a whole lot louder than I would like.

 

Anyway on to the issue: this morning I noticed while driving the chime would attempt to sound twice but was chopped off, like it played for less than a millisecond instead of the normal chime length. It would do this every couple of minutes. Seatbelt fastened and the warning light for it is off, so it wasn't a seatbelt error.

 

What do you guys think? Simple as the aftermarket chime module crapped out, or...?

 

Richard

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There is a good chance of that, I have had them crap out before. Might run OBDII just to be positive.

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You mean scan it for codes? Hmm, CEL isn't on, didn't think that had anything to do with the chimes? At any rate today it's behaving, go figure.

 

Richard

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You mean scan it for codes? Hmm, CEL isn't on, didn't think that had anything to do with the chimes? At any rate today it's behaving, go figure.

 

Richard

 

Yeah, more than likely it isnt a problem. But without that box, you can't read OBDII, or receive warnings from my best understanding. So its a chance. My first module went crazy like that. One day it was fine, one day it wasn't. Like everything else, they make them in high grade and low grade.

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You mean scan it for codes? Hmm, CEL isn't on, didn't think that had anything to do with the chimes? At any rate today it's behaving, go figure.

 

Richard

 

Yes with a Tech 2 you can scan for problems that won't turn the engine light on. Not sure about other tools but there is a polithera of other codes that will tell you what is possibly wrong.....

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Its probably the aftermarket chime module. They are cheaply made. I just installed a pioneer touchscreen yesterday in my SS with the PAC RP5-GM11 adapter. The chime module even with this 100 dollar adapter sounds cheap. I do however recommend the PAC module... Everything factory now works with my Pioneer. Bonus is the chime module has four volume settings.

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