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After 12 months my emobilizer does not accept my key anymore

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after 12 months my emobilizer does not accept my key anymore this is on a vauxhall zafera 2002 1600 club
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Greg replied 9 months ago.
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Hi .
Sadly this is a very annoying problem that you have , if the car will not start with the keys and the immo light stays on and you have a immo codes then the system is not recognizing your keys .
The key can lose its transmitting signal ,
First try your spare chip key ,if this also does not work then your problem is with the cars immobilizer system that has lost the signal
you will have to have the keys reprogrammed .
For this you need a dealer level key programming scan tool .
two options have the car sent to the dealer (expensive) or have a mobile keysmith come round to your location and test and reprogram your keys ,make sure you have all keys as this has to be done all together .
If you don't have a spare make sure you tell him to bring a few with him so you have one .
Here is a keysmith locator site for you to call out one of the tech's to come round and assist you.
Copy and paste this link in your browser .
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