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Re: Renault - Clio - Starting Problems - A solution???

My wifes 1998 Clio developed the same problem in the last 3 months.

We went to 3 different mechanics, had a new battery installed, we even had to get the car towed once and no one the could find the solution. I was ready to pay somebody to scrap it, my final attempt was logging in to this forum.

I tried the spare key on the car and it started straight away having had no success since a week prior.

I then washed the main key with water and scuffed it using steel wool. Hey presto the original key is working fine now too.

I can't believe it!!

I wish I'd come here earlier. I'd have saved us a few hundred euro.
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