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Just received first corvette--2015 Coupe,non Z51, A8, NPP, QX3, 3LT, Night Race Blue with Kalahari.

Having great fun but cannot determine how to stop the horn from beeping when I exit the car with the remote in my pocket but with the engine running . Turned off the Remote left in Vehicle Alert, but it still beeps if I just get out to open the passenger door, or to open the hatch back, etc.

This question may have been answered but I could not find any relevant posts doing a search.

All thoughts appreciated.
 

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Just received first corvette--2015 Coupe,non Z51, A8, NPP, QX3, 3LT, Night Race Blue with Kalahari.

Having great fun but cannot determine how to stop the horn from beeping when I exit the car with the remote in my pocket but with the engine running . Turned off the Remote left in Vehicle Alert, but it still beeps if I just get out to open the passenger door, or to open the hatch back, etc.

This question may have been answered but I could not find any relevant posts doing a search.

All thoughts appreciated.
I don't think you can. It's a safety/security feature to let you know the remote is no longer present while the vehicle is running. It is possible to drive the vehicle but if you inadvertently get back in without the remote, you will be stranded when you get to your destination and try to start the car again.
 

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Thanks. I was hopeful that with all the technology built into the car somehow I could find a setting that turns off "help" that I do not want.
I have owned many high end sport cars, but this is the first car I have owned that warns me when I get out with the engine running. Is this a unique Corvette safety feature?
 

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Thanks. I was hopeful that with all the technology built into the car somehow I could find a setting that turns off "help" that I do not want.
I have owned many high end sport cars, but this is the first car I have owned that warns me when I get out with the engine running. Is this a unique Corvette safety feature?
No, my wife's Cadillac does the same thing. It definitely annoys us, too.
 

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rcjr has the answer. I actually like the beeping since the only time it has happened to me has been when for what ever reason I left the key fob in the car and exited. Since I have my cars set to lock automatically when I leave, it has saved my butt.
 

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I did a search of the web and found that I am not the only person trying to stop this "feature". As noted above, Cadillac and other makes have the same feature in newer cars. I also read that the Dept of Transportation is considering making it a requirement for all vehicles.
So for now the neighbors will hear useless beeping of the horn if I get out of the running car to get the mail or to close a door that does not close electronically--unless I can find a software genius
 

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I did that also but it does not stop the horn from beeping when one leaves the car running and exits the car with the remote in one's pocket.
 

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I like these dummy features. Will keep me from making a mistake. I think the horn won't honk with the engine going if you leave the driver door open and you get out with the fob in your pocket. So to exit briefly to just open the cargo area or passenger door try just leaving the driver door open. Thats better than turning the car off then back on. I often get out with the engine running to wipe the windshield etc. while the car is warming up.
 

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I went into settings and just disabled the horn feature , it still locks the doors and flashes the lights !!
That is for locking the doors. That is not what dmccorki is writing about.

Try it yourself: with your settings in whatever modes you wish, leave the car running, and get out with the key fob in your pocket, and close the door behind you. I expect you will soon hear three horn beeps.
 

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It does work if you leave the drivers door open as has been said, I use that to get my mail and avoid beeping the horn warning.

I tried everything else as to settings and couldn't get it to stop so the door now stays open when I am just jumping out. Not the greatest fix though.
 

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It does work if you leave the drivers door open as has been said, I use that to get my mail and avoid beeping the horn warning.

I tried everything else as to settings and couldn't get it to stop so the door now stays open when I am just jumping out. Not the greatest fix though.
It is okay in some circumstances, but not others. For example, when the spouse is left in car and complains of, "It's too hot, close the door so the AC can do its job" or "It's too cold! Close the door!" or when it is raining... In those cases, BEEP BEEP BEEP!

Of course, if you leave them in the car, but turn it off, a whole different set of problems can arise, including the alarm going off. I am not sure what all she does to get that started, but that is even more embarrassing...
 

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I like these dummy features. Will keep me from making a mistake.
Yeah...this is particularly helpful when you're 50 miles from home and the key is on your workbench. You'll have one chance to re-start the car.....Try twice and your wife will hate you as she delivers the key.
Leave the nannies on if you're smart. They aren't all that annoying..
 
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I guess you could leave the fob in the drink holder if you need to get out with the engine running. I never get out and leave the car with the engine running because in San Diego that's an invitation for someone to steal the car. I work in Auto Theft and I see it happen every day.
 

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I guess you could leave the fob in the drink holder if you need to get out with the engine running. I never get out and leave the car with the engine running because in San Diego that's an invitation for someone to steal the car. I work in Auto Theft and I see it happen every day.
Won't it honk at you for leaving the fob in the car?
 

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Never leave the fob in the car, especially if you have the doors set to automatically lock after a short interval.
 

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Won't it honk at you for leaving the fob in the car?
I believe my wife's car does this, but I can check it out sometime when we are both home with the second fob readily available in case the first one gets locked inside.
 
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