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Key fob does not always work

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Key fob does not always work

Post by hornetv6 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:14 am

2008 V70.Sometimes when I put the key in and hit the start button the dash blacks out and nothing happens. The brake pedal gets hard to press. After several attempts the car will start and it will work just fine, sometimes for weeks. Then it will happen again. The batteries in both key fobs have been replaced.



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Re: Key fob does not always work

Post by RickHaleParker » Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:15 am

Brake pedal gets hard OR you need to press hard to get the car to start?
Next time have somebody watch the brake lights as you press on the brakes.
Brake light switch maybe out of place and intermittently not working.


Platform: P80 1998 C70, B5234T3, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package, Plant: Uddevalla Sweden.

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