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Central locking has stopped working properly and I can not open any door other than the drivers door and that is with the key. This has been like this since the alarm went off on its own and would not switch off with key fob four days ago. I disconnected the battery to disarm the alarm however that did not work and eventually the alrm stopped.

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The alarm will time out and turn itself off after a minute or two when it is tripped. This turns off the alarm, not just the alarm horn.

Are you saying that you can't unlock a door from the inside by hand?

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