Mac! wrote:well lads n lassies..anyone know of a good place to get me clifford fitted??anyone have a clifford alarm...wat do yas tink of them??cheers....
Richie_c wrote:Lads the alarm is only as good as the guy that installs it
Rob wrote:Richie_c wrote:Lads the alarm is only as good as the guy that installs it
For what it's worth, the last one was done at a Clifford authorised dealer at their centre. These issues didn't crop up straight away, they were after a few years of use, which would suggest a failure as part of the alarm itself. If it was installation related you'd expect problems soon after installation.
I bought it on the strength of the reviews in the car magazines (like most people), but of course none of these tests are long term - they only take into account features, etc. I even forgave the first one, thinking it was a botched install and got the second one done by the best Clifford experts in the country. This too let me down eventually. The car was old at this stage so I got a mechanic to bypass it and left it as it was.
Think long and hard about what you get. For me, it managed to turn what should have been an ultra-reliable car into an unpredictable and unreliable annoyance. I might as well have been driving a Mazda.
Of the straw poll that I've done of people who got Cliffords and like them, the vast majority only had them in the car a year or two. I think it was around 4 years old when mine gave trouble.
moomoo wrote:dead switches. turn the hidden switch and the car goes dead. Good idea to have switch at passenger side, that way you can use the zapper to lock the car and open that door with the key
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