Citroen c3 2006 key fob

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Citroen c3 2006 key fob

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my Citroen c3 car wont lock using the fob but will lock the drivers side door with the key in the door but wont lock the other doors, had new batterys in fobs anything else i could try ??
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Try re-synchronising the fobs:

Put the key in the ignition, switch ignition on and within 10 seconds of doing this, hold the lock button on the key fob down for a few seconds, release the button, switch the ignition off and repeat this part for any other fobs if required.

Then get out of the car and try locking / unlocking the car using the fobs.
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hi ive tried doing this and still nothing any other options please?
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Have you dropped the key bob recently?

Over time the microswitches under the buttons inside the fob can break from impact drops and it may be that this has happened as another possibility. Do you have a second remote fob and is this also happening on the other one?
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Has the remote ever worked for you? Does the central locking work if you sit inside the car and push the lock button on the dash?
It is normal on many Citroen models that the central locking does not operate when the key is used in the door lock barrel.
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ive just got the car yesterday it was my grandads as hes gone into a home.. but it was originally working, the battery went dead in then car replaced battery in car and in both fobs but neither of the fobs are working but central locking is working inside the car when pressed
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wheeler wrote:
11 Jun 2021, 18:06
Has the remote ever worked for you? Does the central locking work if you sit inside the car and push the lock button on the dash?
It is normal on many Citroen models that the central locking does not operate when the key is used in the door lock barrel.


yes central locking does work inside
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GiveMeABreak wrote:
11 Jun 2021, 17:28
Have you dropped the key bob recently?

Over time the microswitches under the buttons inside the fob can break from impact drops and it may be that this has happened as another possibility. Do you have a second remote fob and is this also happening on the other one?
not really sure as it was a grandparents car and hes in a home now with dementia so cant really ask .. yes ive got a second fob and that one doesng work either locking wise
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GiveMeABreak wrote:
11 Jun 2021, 16:55
Try re-synchronising the fobs:

Put the key in the ignition, switch ignition on and within 10 seconds of doing this, hold the lock button on the key fob down for a few seconds, release the button, switch the ignition off and repeat this part for any other fobs if required.

Then get out of the car and try locking / unlocking the car using the fobs.

we've tried this any other options to try please
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Other things off the top of my head could be the car battery, especially if the car has been standing for a while, maybe try charging it up but follow the BSI Reset / Battery Disconnect / Reconnect Procedure, or it may also be the central locking relay in the BSI.
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GiveMeABreak wrote:
11 Jun 2021, 19:15
Other things off the top of my head could be the car battery, especially if the car has been standing for a while, maybe try charging it up but follow the BSI Reset / Battery Disconnect / Reconnect Procedure, or it may also be the central locking relay in the BSI.
its just had a new battery in it as other one was completely flat will try that link
do you no any ways to do it by using the key in the door as was speeking to someone earlier and saod you turn the key so many ways one wya n so many ways other but they couldn't remember off top of there head xx
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danielle90 wrote:
11 Jun 2021, 19:29
...was speeking to someone earlier and saod you turn the key so many ways one wya n so many ways other but they couldn't remember off top of there head xx
That's for Audis and VWs. Doesn't work with Citroens I'm afraid.
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Paul-R wrote:
11 Jun 2021, 22:05
danielle90 wrote:
11 Jun 2021, 19:29
...was speeking to someone earlier and saod you turn the key so many ways one wya n so many ways other but they couldn't remember off top of there head xx
That's for Audis and VWs. Doesn't work with Citroens I'm afraid.
thank you
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GiveMeABreak wrote:
11 Jun 2021, 16:55
Try re-synchronising the fobs:

Put the key in the ignition, switch ignition on and within 10 seconds of doing this, hold the lock button on the key fob down for a few seconds, release the button, switch the ignition off and repeat this part for any other fobs if required.

Then get out of the car and try locking / unlocking the car using the fobs.
hii quick Q i got the kwy sorted needed a new fob etc but now when i turn the car on it comes.up with ecomony mode actived but no pther lights on the dashboard
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That should disappear when the engine is started. Once it has run for half an hour you should get at least ten minutes without it, unless the battery is depleted and needs a proper charge.