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Im not sure where it is in your car but there could be a little sensor under the driver side dash it should have a few lights may or may not be flashing. There should also be a little knob on it that should allow you to adjust the sensitivity on it

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Q: What makes the alarm go off on a 1997 XK8 and it won't stop unless you disconnect the battery?
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