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Light on dashboard says boot open and it is not

The light on my dashboard says that boot is open or unlocked , i have been informed that it requires a new switch , but i cant find the old switch . my car is an audi a4 1.9tdi

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I have been told that the boot catch is the problem, i will try this and let you know if succesfull

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How can I lock a renault megane 56 plate without the key card as it is not working


Locking/Unlocking the doors from the outside
This is done using the RENAULT Card; see the "RENAULT Card" information in Section 1.
In certain cases, the RENAULT card may not work:
- if the RENAULT card battery is weak, flat, etc.
- if equipment operating on the same frequency as the card (mobile phones, etc.) is used;
- vehicle located in a high electromagnetic radiation zone.
It is then possible:
- to use the key integrated into the card to unlock the front left-hand door;
- to lock each of the doors manually;
- to use the interior door locking/unlocking control (refer to the following pages).
Using the key integrated in the RENAULT card
Insert key 1 into the lock in the driver's door and lock or unlock. Locking the doors manually
Turn screw 2 with the door open (using the end of the key) and close the door.
This means that the doors are then locked from the outside.
The doors may then only be opened from the inside or by using the key in the front left-hand door. Interior locking/unlocking door control
Switch 3 controls the doors, boot and, depending on the vehicle, the fuel filler flap simultaneously.
If a door or the tailgate is open or not closed properly, the doors and tailgate lock/unlock quickly.
If you need to transport objects with the boot open, the other opening elements can still be locked: with the engine stopped, press switch 3 for more than five seconds to lock the other opening elements.
Locking the doors without the RENAULT card
For example, in the event of a discharged battery or the RENAULT card temporarily not working, etc.
With the engine switched off and an opening element (door or boot) open, press and hold switch 3 for more than five seconds.
When the door is closed, all the doors and the tailgate will be locked.
Unlocking the vehicle from the outside is only possible with the RENAULT card in the vehicle's access zone or using the key integrated in the RENAULT card.
Door and tailgate status indicator
With the ignition on, the warning light integrated in switch 3 informs you of the locking status of the opening elements:
- indicator light on, the doors and tailgate are locked,
- indicator light off, the doors and tailgate are unlocked.
When you lock the doors, the indicator light remains lit and then goes out.

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The sensor is located and probably built into the boot latch. The sensor is good because the light goes off if you close it slowly. the latch is just worn out with that particular part. Replace the latch. It is not hard to replace if you have a few hand tools.

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I explained the boot on my jaguar s type 2001 the light on the dashboard says the boot is open but it is not.i am unable to set the alarm because the dashboard is saying boot is open,when I open the boot...


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I have a 2001 s type jaguar and have a problem with the boot lid,the light on the boot will not go out on the dashboard


The switch for the boot open light is on the boot just to the right of center with a rubber cover on it the trim on the bottom of the trunk openingis where it hits to turn it off if trim is missing or broken the light will not go off hope this is of some help

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My boot wont open but the boot light stays on and on the dashboard says boot is open but the boot wont open


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Fiat stilo boot open sensor


You may have broken it or bent or wire connector is off, you will need to locate the latch and may need to remove it and see if the switch is bent or connector is off, sometimes it gets bent or broken for you trying to open the hood (boot) with screwdriver.

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I had the same situation today. The rest of my car was open but the keys were locked in the boot. Fortunately, using a long, hooked rod, a nice man was able to fish the keys out from inside the car. Just above the back seats, the plastic is soft and flappy. You can squeeze tools in and out through there (and an arm at a push) and try to fish the keys out. I hope this helps other Peugeot owners.

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I bought a 1996 Subaru Impreza L 4dr 5speed AWD that runs and starts fine but when I was installing fog lights i noticed that there appears to be an alarm hooked up (it says "code alarm elite DM...


Battery Constant 12v+ Positive Wire (+): Black/Yellow
Battery Constant 12v+ Positive Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Starter Positive Wire (+): Blue/Red
Starter Positive Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Ignition Positive Wire (+): Red
Ignition Positive Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Accessory Positive Wire (+): Red/Yellow
Accessory Positive Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Parking Light Positive Wire (+): Red
Parking Light Positive Wire Location: Low In Drivers Kick Panel

Power Door Lock Negative Wire (-): Add Actuator. This vehicle uses a central door locking system. When connecting a keyless entry, you will need to add a door lock actuator and some units will also require (2) extra relays.
Power Door Lock Negative Wire Location: To Drivers Door Only

Power Door Unlock Negative Wire (-): Add Actuator. This vehicle uses a central door locking system. When connecting a keyless entry, you will need to add a door lock actuator and some units will also require (2) extra relays.
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Door Trigger Negative Wire (-): Red/White
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Domelight Supervision Wire: Use Door Trigger, Requires Relay
Domelight Supervision Wire Location: N/A

Horn Negative Wire (-): Red/Green
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Tachometer Wire Negative Wire (-): Black/Blue
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Brake Light Positive Wire (+): White/Black
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CODE ALARM SYSTEM

Used on:
Impreza 1996-2001
Legacy 1995-1999
Forester 1998-2000

codealarmremote2.jpgBattery GP-23A

Lock: Left button will lock all doors. Double chirp indicates locked.
Unlock: Right button will unlock driver's door only. Hold unlock button app 6 seconds, it will unlock all doors including rear gate. Single chirp indicated unlock.
If the car chirps or lights flash 4x the alarm was triggered.
Panic. Press both buttons to activate emergency honk and flashing lights.
Valet mode: With optional alarm onlyPress the red alarm button on the left of the steering wheel. The light will quickly double flash. To re-set back to normal mode, press the red alarm light button again

Battery failed and lights flashing?
Parking lights will flash when the vehicle's battery is disconnected and reconnected.
To stop lights from flashing, either:
Press remote transmitter "UNLOCK" button once OR turn the ignition switch to the "ON" position and press programming button for one second (see below).
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Programming or Overriding the Alarm when you have lost the remote
Open driver's door.
Turn ignition key to 'On'
Press and *hold programming button* in (see diagram, button under dashboard)
After 15 seconds the the door locks will cycle 3 times. Do not release Programming button.
Press lock (left) button the remotes to be programmed. The door locks will cycle one time. Exit programming mode by releasing Programming button under dashboard and turning key to off.


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This button must be pressed while programming remotes or if the battery was disconnected and the lights are flashing.

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Audi A4


Sounds like the sensor switch is bad - this is the switch that is pressed down when the trunk/boot is closed. If it's bad, it may not allow the light to turn on when you open the lid, and it also probably isn't telling the dash light that it's closed when it is, which would explain why your indicator light is on. Check to see if it has damaged wires on it, and if not, I'd replace it.

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