BMW 318is / window indicator lights

just bought a '96 318is, my first BMW and great fun to drive :) one stupid rookie question - are the window indicator leds (down next to the gearstick) supposed to stay on forever...? if not what have i done (or
not done).... everything else is off.
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For some reason they stay on for quite a while after switch off (~10 mins).
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R. Mark Clayton wrote:

ok - well its been 3 hrs and they're still on... :) the red alarm LED blinks down in the same area but that's normal AFAIK...
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just FYI to anybody who is wondering/cares... BMW has traced the problem to improper installation of a mongoose alarm. also as a result of the alarm wiring, the arming and disarming chooses doors to lock or unlock at random, and makes opening the passenger door with key impossible.... off to the auto-electrician now :)
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