2002 Rover 45 When the ignition is started the engine won't start - instead there is a high pitch whistle -abs flashes on dashboard

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Jennifer Rosser

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When the ignition is started the engine won't start - instead there is a high pitch whistle -abs flashes on dashboard
May 9, 2010 (10 years ago)

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Car: Rover 45
Model Year: 2002
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

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whittingehame
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May 9, 2010 (10 years ago)
Try a jump start , noise could be from starter if battery flat .
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stevej
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Oct 13, 2010 (9 years ago)
We had a similar problem with our 2005 Rover 45 when turning the ignition key there was an alarm bleeping sound and engine wouldnt turn over, turned out the remote/immobiliser fob was too far from the ignition key.Simple solution put fob on same ring as ignition key,worked for us hope this helps.
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JiJi
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Oct 30, 2010 (9 years ago)
Hello.My car has a same problem with yours.Have you solved it? is it necessary to go to the garage?
Thanks a lot.
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