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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:42 pm    Post subject: Key conundrum Reply with quote

We have a 2014 958 Platinum Edition Cayenne. Occasionally my key will not operate remotely at all. Lights flash on fob when a button is pressed, but nothing is unlocking/ no boot opening.

I then have 2 options. If Mrs RCS is about i can use her key to unlock the KN remotely. If i then put my key in the ignition and turn on it works fine - and its remote functionality has returned.

Option 2 if Mrs RCS is not around is to open the door using the blade (hands up all those who know where the key lock is Laughing ), and then ignition bit again.

When my key isn't working the light flashes match those of the working key, so seems the fob is transmitting, i.e. not a battery problem

Anyone any clues? Its very irregular, usually only when you're in a hurry!! It bears no relation as to how long the vehicle is parked/not used - I'm familiar with remotes going to sleep from having had a 997 and a 986, and it isn't that, as Mrs RCS's key is rarely used.

I can get the OPC to have a look when its next there in about 2 months, but i like to have an idea before they start playing with it.
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