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Keys lock doors but will not open them

I have focus 1.8 td estate w reg. I have 2 keys master and remote, a little while ago both keys ceased to open doors manually but would still lock them.Although the doors would open and lock remotley,on sunday this function ceased, changed remote battery still nothing. Both keys open tailgate manually. ant ideas
Thank You Tom

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  • allan772 Nov 19, 2008

    Thank you for your help I will get some tomorrow and give it a go. Will let you know the result. have you any ideas on the remote problem ?

    Thanks again Tom Allan

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    suddenly power door is not functioning by remote or manually inside.What is the problem?

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Try spraying graphite lock lube into the door lock cylinders, this usally corrects this problem.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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    yadayada Nov 19, 2008

    Re-program the remote, the procedure is in the owners manual.

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