Disabling the open door chime - Submitted by Doohickie
There's that chime that rings when your keys are in the ignition and the doors are open, or your seat belts are off or whatever. Anyway, every time it rings, I think, "No duh! I KNOW the door is open!" or whatever and curse the chime. So tonight, I climbed under my dash and found the cursed box. It took several minutes of DING-DONG-DING-DONG! before I could find the chime unit. Now that I've found it, and killed it, I want to share my good fortune with the forum.
The chime is the little gray metal box located between the steering column and the HVAC air handling box. This picture is taken from the brake pedal, looking up and toward the right side of the car:
To disable the chime, just depress the catch on the connector and pull it out:
If you do not like any loose wires, you can tuck the connector up out of the way (make sure it's not against the moving portion of the steering column):
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