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2005 skoda fabia key fob will open the lock but it will not

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2005 skoda fabia key fob will open the lock but it will not lock
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Hi Ken .

Can you lock the doors with the switch on the drivers door .

Need to know if the system is working with the inside door locking switch .

Same problem with the spare key fobs not locking .

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

In answer to your query, the inside door locking switch does lock the doors.

Hi Ken ..

Do you have a second keyfob to try as this is normally a bad keyfob issue .

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes I have tried the second key fob and that does not work either. Do you think it may be battery problems because as far as I know neither have been replaced during the life of the car which is now 10 years old, and do you think that both batteries could be "flat"? at the same time.


Yes this is possible Ken.

I would replace the battery's first as this is the cheapest route to take at this time, before
getting hooked up to a dealer scan tool to check for Immo malfunction codes .

After replacing the battery you may have to reprogram the keyfob, this will be in your owners manual ..

Ken after replacing the battery in both keyfobs and you still have the same problem, then you will have to get the immo system hooked up to a diagnostic scan tool to check and test to see why you have this issue .

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Greg, Please discontiue looking for a cause of my problem, I realise the car is now 10 years old and I am going to exchange it in 2 or 3 days time, so thank you very much for your time and effort in trying to help me.

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Hi Ken .

Thank you very much for informing me this .

Hope you will be very happy with your new car .

Happy motoring .

PS The life span of a car has been evaluated at only 12 years ,,so you have done well with this Skoda Wink