thieving gizmo's!!!!!!

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Swmbo's 07 9-3 doesn't have it - but there again it is a Vauxhall. :(

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Eddie Nuff wrote:Swmbo's 07 9-3 doesn't have it - but there again it is a Vauxhall. :(
Laura's last 900 was in appearance identical to a 93 but all SAAB bits.
They changed on that reg IIRC as there were 93s kicking around on it too.

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Saab had some very strange features, including the ability to lock you out, even if you have the keys. I speak from experience.
Also, I remember once someone had parked one on some zebra crossing zig zags, left it ticking over while he dashed to a cash machine, had locked himself out and was waiting for someone to come along and unlock it, hopefully before it ran out of petrol.

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My Saab never locked me out. One decided that the heater valve would seize on hot in summer, which was helpful.

My VW Passat locked me out of the car on a hot day in summer 2003 with my 2 year old in the car on a petrol station forecourt when I'd been to the cash machine.

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northern_mike wrote:My VW Passat locked me out of the car on a hot day in summer 2003 with my 2 year old in the car on a petrol station forecourt when I'd been to the cash machine.
I bet that caused a major incident. How did you sort it out?

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
northern_mike wrote:My VW Passat locked me out of the car on a hot day in summer 2003 with my 2 year old in the car on a petrol station forecourt when I'd been to the cash machine.
I bet that caused a major incident. How did you sort it out?
Well I called the AA, they said an hour. So i just smashed the drivers window.

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Post by Hell Razor5543 »

I would have done the same. What did VW have to say about it?

I am surprised the AA would have taken so long. That should have been considered a MAJOR emergency.

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Post by red_dwarfers »

It's the sort of thing that tempts you to disable remote central locking on a modern car!

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red_dwarfers wrote:It's the sort of thing that tempts you to disable remote central locking on a modern car!
Buy a C1 VT then. It's already disabled on account if it not having it in the first place :lol: