Tag Archives: Mongoose alarm problems

How good are the batterys in your battery backup siren?

The whole point of a battery backup siren is for it to continue to scream after the battery is disconnected. As regular readers know, sirens are more effective if they are hard to access but even if they are hidden they … Continue reading

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Mongoose 5 Star alarm siren. Epic Fail!

It’s no secret that I have no respect the “5-star alarm” rating system. It sickens me to see that Mongoose and others are still plugging it. Everyone in the industry is aware that it is a misleading guide designed only to … Continue reading

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Mongoose “TA” Toyota Alarm (CA1)

Mongoose have recently been making an effort to push their CA1 Toyota alarm. It is claimed that is now rated as a NZSA 5 star (I’ll get on to that later) and I dare say that they will be attempting … Continue reading

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The biggest weakness with the old remote were the rubber buttons which would often wear out and didn’t really get on with finger nails! Personally I’ve carried out more repairs on the old M60 remote than any other alarm Continue reading

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A quick glance on Trade me shows how easy these are to purchase without qualified installation which is the main reason we get woken up at 3am by the neighbours car alarm going off for no apparent reason! Continue reading

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