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Hi guys
I bought a 2007 zetec climate a couple of weeks ago and have had intermittent central locking issues, and wondered if any of you have experienced the same.
When I picked the car up I had to press the unlock button a number of times at close range to open it, so assumed it was a weak battery, so changed it - but it's still very temperamental.
Sometimes it'll unlock first time, but at others I end up walking round the car for a minute of two pressing the unlock button constantly until it'll unlock. I think it tends to be worse when it's cold, but this could just be coincidence.
Has anyone else had this?
Many thanks
Paul
 

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Do you have a second remote?

Trying that first might answer the question. Sometimes contacts in the push button switches get worse over time with the result you mention. If you can get it apart to the point of being able to swab them clean with alcohol it could fix that - assuming the fob proves to be the problem.
 

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Hi there
No unfortunately I don't have a second remote fob. The key does look quite used, so it could well be the contacts!
Thanks
 
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