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Does anyone know if the Gen 2 Outbacks had a factory security system option of perimeter alarm "Shock Sensor"? I have a factory security system installed but it only activates if a door is opened. I would like to do a upgrade for a perimeter alarm option and was wondering if Subaru offered a factory upgrade. I found this kit from Subaru H7110LS400 but think it is what I have already.


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The security module contains a shock sensor, and when mounted to the steel bracing of the dash picks up physical vibration and noise. If you have one of the H7110LSx00 modules installed, where X = 1, 2, 3 or 4, you should already have the hardware. There is a sensitivity pot mounted in a totally inaccessible part of the module, and you might find that it has gone deaf and needs to be tweaked.
 

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Security Control Module


1.IMPACT SENSITIVITY TEST
1.Remove the key from the ignition switch.
2.Close all windows.
3.Close all doors and the rear gate or trunk lid.
4.Cover the hood with a blanket.
5.Press the LOCK/ARM button of the transmitter.
6.Confirm that the security indicator light blinks every 2 seconds .
7.Hit the center of the windshield with your palm and make sure the alarm operates. If NG, adjust the impact sensitivity.

Mine has a screw adjustment to adjust the sensitivity. Pull it, adjust, retest.
 

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Thanks for the info, I dont think it ever worked since I bought the car in 2002, at least i've never heard it go off. Im going to have to investigate this one. When I bought the car new, they added the security system before I picked it up. Is this unit located on the side of the car radio and is the adjust screw on it? Thanks
 

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If it was mounted per the factory instructions, then yes, it will be next to the car radio, and you will have to do dash disassembly and may have to pull it out in order to get to the adjusting screw.

I thought the mounting spot to be so ridiculous that I put mine down at the base so that I only have to remove one trim panel for access and adjustment. Works great. I actually had to turn down my sensitivity, as it's more 'plugged in' to the body structure.
 
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