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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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My 2007 suzuki swift has been idle fir 4 weeks and i get

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My 2007 suzuki swift has been idle fir 4 weeks and i get nothing when i turn the ignition key. I fitted a vrabd bew battery anx still nothing?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.


its possibly the security system has been locked down by the flattened battery

I'd suggest to 1st check if your new battery has at least 12V with the engine off if it does then check that main battery connections are tight and clean and if the large fuses on the battery positive terminals are intact

if thats all OK then try replacing the battery in the key-fob and if the car is a push button start model then touch the metal portion of the key fob onto the metal outside of the push button

Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.


do you still need help?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Many thanks for your reply I have got it sorted now, it was the fuse on the battery not sure how, but it's sorted thanks
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

glad to have helped

if you wouldn't mind rating then that would be much appreciated