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Re: Renault - Clio - Starting Problems - A solution???
When it starts only after holding the fob button whilst turning, look to using your spare key instead. This is a known problem with these fobs and can be caused by:
- Flat fob battery
- Worn imobiliser transponder ring (on the ignition barrel)
- Dry joints in the fob
- Poor transmitter in the fob
- Water ingress
Unfortunately, if there are no dry joints, you have dried it completely (clearing up any residue left by water) and a replacement battery doesn't help then you will need to fork out over £100 for a new and
recode. Keep the faulty one as a spare if it works while pressing the button, at least you know it should work should you really need it.
Fobs need to be matched in the
so, mail order will not do it unless you get someone to sort the
- dealer job most of the time.
Currently in mah14681's garage:
2001 Clio Mk2 Ph1 1.2 16v Sport, 2001 Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6 LX (95)