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Citroen Xsara Picasso central locking not working off key fob

2004 Citroen Xsara Picasso Problem

key fob became intermittent for a month or two. bought a new battery even though the old one still had good voltage. after a few more weeks it stopped working completely.
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CarCitroen Xsara Picasso lx 1.6
Year2004
Ownertaz1percent
Posted04/12/2010
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Problem Category
Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights


Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 9892 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Could try this ,

Vauxhall Opel Car Key Reprogramming

Please note the following instructions are for re-synchronising remote keys. This allows keys originally supplied with the vehicle to be reprogrammed if they should go out of synchronisation with the car's code. Keys can go out of sychronisation if the battery has been changed or the button has been pressed numerous times out of range of the vehicle.

It will NOT reprogram the remote facility on a newly supplied key or second hand from another vehicle.



1. Sit in the car with doors closed. Place the key into the ignition and turn to Pos II (lights on)

2. Now press the lock button on the key remote with the key still in the ignition for about 2 secs

3. The central locking will now lock then unlock to show the remote control is now synchronized




Posted on Saturday 4th of December 2010
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taz1percent | Driver | Since: Dec 2010 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 1 | View Garage
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have tried re synchronisingthe key to no avail. it is the original key.



Posted on Sunday 5th of December 2010
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Solution 2
paulieone | Driver | Since: Aug 2009 | Posts: 4 | Fixes: 1281 | View Garage
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probably need a new key



Posted on Sunday 5th of December 2010
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