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    Smoke alarm in my car

    I was hoping the title would catch some looks and a solution. 2002 wrx, this is what I have done. stage 2, up pipe, cat back Cobb pipe. 102k miles. Everything runs good, my fuel pump has low pressure so I am changing that today.

    We have had this car for about a month and every once and awhile I hear a noise that sounds like a low battery chirp in a smoke alarm. This was happening prior to the work being done. Am I loosing my mind, or is there some kind of chirp warning in my car?

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    Does your car have an aftermarket alarm?
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    That my friend is a great question... I do not think so as it appears as if the factory alarm is the only one. Based on your question I will take a look under the dash but there are no changes under the hood. Frankly I think I am loosing my mind... but the little woman heard it too!

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    The belts chirp if old. So does the exhaust and in fact the entire drivetrain potentially if the mounts are loose or faulty. Belts are cheaper.
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