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post #4 of (permalink) Old 1st June 2008
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Just had this happen to me!
After 30 minutes of repeatedly inserting the card, tapping the card reader and flexing the card, i gave up and phoned the AA. The guy who came out did the exact same and then took me home for my spare. When we got back to the car i tried the spare key, still no joy . He then disconnected the battery (negative terminal only, don't know if it makes a difference), and waited a couple of minutes. He left the key in the reader, and as soon as he reconnected the battery it sprung into life!
I drove it home, stopped it and have tried restarting it a few times without problem. I'll leave alone now for a few hours and then give it another go.

Does anyone know what renault charge for a new reader?
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