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This is truly odd!

I have a top of the line Escort Passport 8500 radar detector, that detects laser signal as well. I can occasionally tap my horn and it sets off the laser detector!

It doesn't happen everytime, but it has happened at least a dozen thus far.

I can take my hand and sharply hit the steering wheel, making the horn chirp and WHAM... off goes my Laser detector at the exact time!

Anyone experience this ODD ecounter? Any thoughts on what could cause this? I hope my car isn't shooting lasers out of the wheel! [gunfire]
 

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Hey whats up man, thats really the strangest thing I've heard so far with a radar and a horn haha I have no idea what it could be? I noticed your out of Warren tho, I lived there my whole life and been down in FL for about 8 months. where are you at exactly?
 

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Hey whats up man, thats really the strangest thing I've heard so far with a radar and a horn haha I have no idea what it could be? I noticed your out of Warren tho, I lived there my whole life and been down in FL for about 8 months. where are you at exactly?
I'm at 696 and Bunert Rd.

There has to be something triggering this thing. I'd be more than happy to show someone. It really is ODD!
 

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my 7500 has the laser go off when I use my phone.....talking or texting. I have TMobile, but oddly enough my girlfriend has sprint and her phone never made it go off....I think it's got something to do with the fact that mine's GSM and hers is something else, whatever Sprint uses. It now resides in the glove box LOL
 

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lol do u really use your horn that much. The only time mine goes off is accidently when i am crusing. lol
 

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Try plugging the radar detector into the other power port (there's one next to the radio, and one on the passenger side of the center console). Does it change?
 

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Try plugging the radar detector into the other power port (there's one next to the radio, and one on the passenger side of the center console). Does it change?
I'll try this tomorrow on my way to work and will let you know.

If I can get a video, I'll post it. Very Odd!
 

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lol do u really use your horn that much. The only time mine goes off is accidently when i am crusing. lol
Come to Lower Michigan, East side and drive down I-696... you'll be on the horn so much, someone may flag you down thinkin' your a TAXI! DOH!
 

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lol thats where I live and I never use my horn. I want to...ppl on 275 in the morning are serious idiots and In usually with my girlfriend and I get the look and a "why dont you honk your horn at that guy?!?"
 

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I switched to the power plug on the center council, passenger side. Same thing... goes off when I bang on the horn.

I'll put a call into Passport and see if I can get anything out of them. If there is another local SVT, I'd like to try it out in your car. I live in Warren. I can come to you.
 
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