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Recently installed Alps with TX heads and GPS. Works great however once on the interstate after driving 20mins or so it goes into detection mode and light turns amber. After 3-4 mins goes back to defense mode and keeps doing this sporadically. Is this Normal? Also am I protected when the light turns amber and the system is in detection mode for the 3-4 mins?
 

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Recently installed Alps with TX heads and GPS. Works great however once on the interstate after driving 20mins or so it goes into detection mode and light turns amber. After 3-4 mins goes back to defense mode and keeps doing this sporadically. Is this Normal? Also am I protected when the light turns amber and the system is in detection mode for the 3-4 mins?
that doesnt sound normal to me at all.... @BestRadarDetectors
 

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Recently installed Alps with TX heads and GPS. Works great however once on the interstate after driving 20mins or so it goes into detection mode and light turns amber. After 3-4 mins goes back to defense mode and keeps doing this sporadically. Is this Normal? Also am I protected when the light turns amber and the system is in detection mode for the 3-4 mins?
Where is your GPS sensor positioned? It need an unobstructed view out to maintain reliable satellite connection.
 

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Where is your GPS sensor positioned? It need an unobstructed view out to maintain reliable satellite connection.
X100. Seems that the GPS isn't getting a sight of the sky here. I've seen that when testing. People bury their GPS in the dash and when we test them, the same exact thing happens, the GPS turns blue, amber, within seconds of each other. Let us know where the GPS is located
 

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X100. Seems that the GPS isn't getting a sight of the sky here. I've seen that when testing. People bury their GPS in the dash and when we test them, the same exact thing happens, the GPS turns blue, amber, within seconds of each other. Let us know where the GPS is located
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Where is your GPS sensor positioned? It need an unobstructed view out to maintain reliable satellite connection.
My installer did place in in the dash and told me it would work fine. I will have him move it to an unobstructed location.
Where is your GPS sensor positioned? It need an unobstructed view out to maintain reliable satellite connection.
It’s on the side where the door meets the dash. I will have to move to an unobstructed location.
 
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Mine is on dash against the windshield post and it works fine so yours sounds correct.
I would suspect a poor connection at the cpu/GPS connection jack.
 

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My installer did place in in the dash and told me it would work fine. I will have him move it to an unobstructed location.

It’s on the side where the door meets the dash. I will have to move to an unobstructed location.
Post a photo... GPS needs view of the sky. Sheet metal from roof will completely block the signal.

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