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    My remote control key for my vectra c stopped working yesterday,I put a new battery in and still nothing,It opens up the car ok but the alarm is going off,Is it knackered ..cheers

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    I had something similar,i think you have to turn the ignition on to resync the key,sorry to be vague it was 18 mths ago!

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    I think you have to re-open the car door with the key the old way ie putting the key in the door and turning it as this reprograms the key after changing the battery either that it was reprogrammed by putting key in the ignition and turning. I was panicing as well until i saw this in the manual.

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    Thanks lads Ill have a look in the manual,,The reason I asked is because I was told that the keys only had a certain life span and then they need re chipped,,

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    I went out and put the key in the ignition and hey presto sorted its self out..

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