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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:33 pm 
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Car Model: 93 vector convertible
Have been getting key not recognised message and now the doors won't lock/unlock from key fob which also means I'm unable to access the boot! any ideas much appreciated

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:15 pm 
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Car Model: 9.3 Aero
I had exactly the same a couple of months back.

Remove the ignition switch, open it up, clean all the contacts and refit. Job done!

The boot you can get access to with the key inside your key fob and removing the cap covering the boot lock.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:23 pm 
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Car Model: 93 vector convertible
I have actually replaced the ignition switch recently hoping that would sort it but didn't make any difference, currently the battery is disconnected as the alarm is constantly going off, not sure why! I've charged it up and tried connecting it back up and the alarm just goes off. Thanks for letting me know about the boot, I was getting worried I wouldn't be able to get my stuff out particularly the wind blocker I paid a lot for. The car has just been declared a write off after my wife reversed off the drive into next doors car!


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