User Tag List

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: loosing key signal on my wifes 04 zafira

  1. #1
    Regular Member peadar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    in the glens of Antrim N Ireland
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : ELITE

    Trim : FULL LEATHER

    Engine : 1.9 CDTI 150 BHP

    Year : 2004

    Mileage : 87,000

    Default loosing key signal on my wifes 04 zafira

    at first i thought the key needed a new battery so changed it , went for a wee while then same again but if i reset it (key in ignition dash lights on and press the lock button on the key ) and it goes for another wee while .
    so tried the spare key but it still does the same any ideas

  2. #2
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Oxfordshire
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    11 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vauxhall Astra-J

    Trim : Elite

    Engine : 2.0 CDTi

    Year : 2013

    Default

    Usual culprit is a dry joint on the battery connector. You can either try soldering it, or place a thin piece of card (or folded post-it note) on top of the battery to push it down a bit harder when the lid is in place.

  3. #3
    Regular Member peadar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    in the glens of Antrim N Ireland
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : ELITE

    Trim : FULL LEATHER

    Engine : 1.9 CDTI 150 BHP

    Year : 2004

    Mileage : 87,000

    Default

    thanks i will try that

  4. #4
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    UK
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    Thats what it is, both my keys on my 04 DTi Zaf do the same thing, the battery holder has come right off the pcb due to knackered solder joints. I pack it in with cardboard to hold it in place and it seems to work.....

  5. #5
    Regular Member Grumpy1954's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Newport (Shropshire)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Ford Kuga

    Trim : Titanium

    Engine : 2.0dtci

    Year : 2014

    Mileage : 1200

    Default

    Had this with my wife's spare key to the Vec, reset it half a dozen times, eventually it stayed set.

  6. #6
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Oxfordshire
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    11 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vauxhall Astra-J

    Trim : Elite

    Engine : 2.0 CDTi

    Year : 2013

    Default

    Just remembered about a thread on a forum I used to look at regularly until they updated vBulletin, but that's another story.

    Here's the thread showing the solder fix - but you'll have to register to see the pics.

    http://www.vauxhallownersnetwork.co....d.php?t=123630

  7. #7
    Regular Member peadar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    in the glens of Antrim N Ireland
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : ELITE

    Trim : FULL LEATHER

    Engine : 1.9 CDTI 150 BHP

    Year : 2004

    Mileage : 87,000

    Default

    thanks people i will try the cardboard tonight

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Poor fm signal
    By Scoobycarl in forum Electrical & ICE (including SatNav)
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 16th September 2013, 00:01
  2. fitting a clutch in the wifes zafira A
    By peadar in forum General Motoring Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 30th December 2011, 17:28
  3. where can i get an RPM signal?
    By Caveman_nige in forum Electrical & ICE (including SatNav)
    Replies: 29
    Last Post: 21st October 2011, 18:00
  4. GPS signal
    By bigmac in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 21st April 2010, 20:07
  5. No GPS signal For Sat Nav
    By steve74 in forum Electrical & ICE (including SatNav)
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 28th July 2007, 22:08

Visitors found this page by searching for:

Nobody landed on this page from a search engine, yet!

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •