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Key card not working/not recognised

Hi, I have a 55 Megane, Have had it for 2 years with no problems, until now. For the past 2 months, everytime I put the card in the ignition slot, it reads either "please insert card", "or no card". After trying it 2 or 3 times the car started, until 1 day it didn't. I changed the battery, it didn't solve the problem straight away, but after a day or 2 it worked normally. Now 2 weeks later it's stopped reading card again, I changed battery but this time it hasn't helped. It starts eventually,sometimes takes 10 mins, I don't understand what's wrong as if it was knackered surely the car wouldn't start atall. Aw, another thing, when you shut the passenger door while car is running, it says insert card for a couple of seconds, then goes back to normal. Hope someone can help. Thanx for reading. Sarah
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Could well be a duff keycard reader - it may be worth getting it checked out. They are prone to collecting dust,etc.
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You could try puting a hoover by the slot. Sometimes they get dusty
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get a spare key card . with my 7 years of exp with megane II i''ve never replaced a card reader.
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