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Originally Posted by PaulDavies View Post
I'm just guessing here, as I only got my scenic yesterday, but could water contamination of the steering wheel stereo controls possibly cause shorts to turn the stereo on and off?

If so then with the key going in just below, it would be reasonable to assume that water had contaminated there as well, and this could be the cause of the immobiliser problems.

Like I said... pure guesswork, I just thought I'd be careful with getting rain inside the car on that side after a sudden downpour earlier.
I have the same problem but the only time I remember the radio turning itself on was on a really dry sunny day with the sun beating down directly on the driver side window.
Maybe the heat caused a loose wire to expand and earth somewhere. This may have opened the radio circuit.
Sound plausible?

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