Can't help I'm afraid but can sympathise. Got the same problem on my Xantia
HDI (2000 on an X); it unlocks on the remote but won't lock without using
the key. Hope someone comes up with a (cheap) solution.
no lights , no flashes, no clicking , no anything ... I guess either the fob
has died, or the receiver in the car has died, or the wiring/system betwixt
the receiver and the locks (and lights!) has died ??? dunno - but it's a
real pain ...
any help really very much appreciated
try the wharf at collingham for pike
have had a few 20 pounders out of there on lures (december to february)
and a few up to 10 pound during the summer last year
also had perch to max 3 pound and odd chubb to 3 pound
It's not unknown for the fobs to suffer from dry joints. If you're handy
with a (small) soldering iron, I'd pop the circuit board out and look
for iffy connections.
As well as dry joints, I had the 'lock' micro switch detach itself from
the PCB. When you pressed the button, the whole switch moved, so didn't
operate. This was on a '98 Xant, the fob is on it's original battery!
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many thanks - I'll have a look ...
in the meantime of course I can just try the spare fob (doh!) to see if its
the car or the fob ...
It's a new fob and needs to be "programmed" ... I know I read the procedure
for doing it in the manual somewhere but I'm bu99ered if I can find it now -
I saved this some time ago in case I needed it
"XANTIA (IR version)
1. Turn the Ignition switch to accessory position using the key, without
the remote plip attached. (I use the 'emergency key', but if you haven't got
that you have to dismantle the fob)
2. Hold the Plip key close to the central locking receiver mounted in the
3. Press the large plip button, then the small plip button on the remote.
4. Repeat for second Plip key if required.
5. Turn ignition OFF.
6. After 5 seconds, Plip should now operate."
dont know if iut works though.
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