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#550142 - 26/12/18 09:56 AM Non starting Plus4
PAUL21 Offline
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Registered: 13/01/16
Posts: 5
Can anyone suggest a solution, I turn the key in the ignition. but the lock symbol won’t go out ,This is my first time on the forum,
Merry Christmas ,
Paul21

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#550148 - 26/12/18 10:14 AM Re: Non starting Plus4 [Re: PAUL21]
Tresco Offline
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Registered: 13/11/16
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Have you lost the little bit in the key for the immobiliser.
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#550149 - 26/12/18 10:17 AM Re: Non starting Plus4 [Re: PAUL21]
teifistar Offline
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Registered: 18/11/15
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Loc: Carmarthen
If you have a spare key, try that. If it works then maybe you have lost the immobiliser chip in the key.
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#550151 - 26/12/18 10:21 AM Re: Non starting Plus4 [Re: PAUL21]
PAUL21 Offline
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I have tried both keys , the spare is brand new and unused!!

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#550158 - 26/12/18 10:48 AM Re: Non starting Plus4 [Re: PAUL21]
teifistar Offline
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I don't know if you are a member of the MSCC, if you are then in the December issue of Miscellany, Dave Wellings has a piece about keys and immobilisers, worth a read it could be related to your problem
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#550160 - 26/12/18 10:52 AM Re: Non starting Plus4 [Re: PAUL21]
Richard Wood Offline
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Try charging the battery. One member on here found the immobiliser a little finicky about less than optimum battery volts.

Thread here
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#550161 - 26/12/18 10:52 AM Re: Non starting Plus4 [Re: PAUL21]
John V6 Offline

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Can you give us more details on what the car is please.
Later cars have an immobiliser ring in the lock.
If the battery is low it may not work well.
As said search for the Dave Wellings thread on this
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#550163 - 26/12/18 10:56 AM Re: Non starting Plus4 [Re: PAUL21]
Alan Patterson Offline
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Here's Dave's thread on the subject
http://www.talkmorgan.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/539514/1
There is an issue with later Plus 4's. Try taking the key out of the ignition then rub the fob against the ignition barrel. This is usually sufficient to get the chip close enough to the induction loop to disable the immobiliser. Once the light goes out you have 30 seconds to insert the key and start the car.
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#550171 - 26/12/18 11:24 AM Re: Non starting Plus4 [Re: PAUL21]
DaveW Offline
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Registered: 11/12/08
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Put the key in the ignition Paul. Don't turn it.

Put a battery conditioner on and the immobiliser will disarm in a few minutes.

PS - if my theory holds true, your Plus 4 will be 2016 onwards with an autophoretic coated chassis........
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#550196 - 26/12/18 01:14 PM Re: Non starting Plus4 [Re: PAUL21]
PAUL21 Offline
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Registered: 13/01/16
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Thank you all for your help, l have had the car on a trickle charge which said the battery was charged, but when I used an additional jump start the car started immediately and with all keys
Beautiful day in Edinburgh, now can take the car out ,,but will not turn engine off till I return,
Thank you all again

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