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I have a 2016 ST2, bought it Jan 14 and it has 779 miles on it. Every time I start the car, with a couple exceptions, something down by my left leg beeps ten times. It used to do it one more time than the previous time I got in the car, but it seems to have capped at 10. It's not the normal "your seatbelt is not buckled" noise or "your door is open."

I took it to the local ford dealership and they couldn't re-create the problem, nor could they find any record of anyone else having the problem in the whole ford dealership/service system. I've been looking through the forum trying to find similar threads, but have not found any.

Has anyone else had this problem or heard of it?
 

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I have a 2016 ST2, bought it Jan 14 and it has 779 miles on it. Every time I start the car, with a couple exceptions, something down by my left leg beeps ten times. It used to do it one more time than the previous time I got in the car, but it seems to have capped at 10. It's not the normal "your seatbelt is not buckled" noise or "your door is open."

I took it to the local ford dealership and they couldn't re-create the problem, nor could they find any record of anyone else having the problem in the whole ford dealership/service system. I've been looking through the forum trying to find similar threads, but have not found any.

Has anyone else had this problem or heard of it?
Edit: I'm an idiot and missed the mileage. Does it have an insurance-tool-plugin-thing in the OBD2 port? They monitor driving to see if you qualify for insurance discounts.
 

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I have a 2016 ST2, bought it Jan 14 and it has 779 miles on it. Every time I start the car, with a couple exceptions, something down by my left leg beeps ten times. It used to do it one more time than the previous time I got in the car, but it seems to have capped at 10. It's not the normal "your seatbelt is not buckled" noise or "your door is open."

I took it to the local ford dealership and they couldn't re-create the problem, nor could they find any record of anyone else having the problem in the whole ford dealership/service system. I've been looking through the forum trying to find similar threads, but have not found any.

Has anyone else had this problem or heard of it?
A member had a similar problem, but with a different noise. Turned out that his car was obtained through a dealer swap and the original dealer had a GPS tracking device installed. It made more of a spacey cartoon ray gun sound if I remember correctly.
 

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A member had a similar problem, but with a different noise. Turned out that his car was obtained through a dealer swap and the original dealer had a GPS tracking device installed. It made more of a spacey cartoon ray gun sound if I remember correctly.
Ray gun would be exactly the sound that I would describe it as. I just couldn't quite think of how to describe it.
 

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Ray gun would be exactly the sound that I would describe it as. I just couldn't quite think of how to describe it.
Well, you know what to ask your dealer now. Unless you know where it's installed and can uninstall it yourself.
 

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^I could see the finance company wanting this done, but I have never had anything like this on any of my cars. I do have a GPS on my Ram truck that I bought used. The HVAC company I bought it from had it on their trucks to track them. I have been afraid to disconnect it because it is tied in with the ignition and I don't want to mess something up and not be able to start my truck. It does make a faint periodic beep. I can't hear it with the window down or radio on.
 

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That is interesting. Never knew finance companies went to those extremes to track an asset. I know mine is clean cause I refinanced and moved after about a year of ownership but still an interesting find.

Only beeping I have heard of on these cars was the sound symposer in cold weather would make a beeping sound from time to time, when parked engine off 2013-14 models.
 

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We do it all the time. I cant tell u the system we use but i can tell u that they should have disabled the beep portion of it.

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Most banks especially ford financial require trackers if its financed. Once ur loan is paid off it gets deactivated

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I wonder where they put these trackers at? I want to see if I have one.
Based on where the sound comes from, it's installed somewhere above the insurance plugin thing. I see a black box that looks like it's installed on a bracket they bought at home depot with some wires that are tied into the insurance thing.
 
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