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Central locking on citroen xsara 2003

Hi. when i try to lock my car with the key or remote it locks then unlocks strait away as if one of the door are still open, but they are all shut. any idears
regards Larry

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  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    same problem... lock with key...walk away and it unlocks... help :(

  • matt_the_man Jan 21, 2009

    At the moment i have to lock all the doors individually and unplug the battery before i leave it anywhere, as even if i lock them all individually and exit the car out a back door the boot is still unlocked and it unlocks itself a few minutes later anyway!

  • gthomas886 Jan 24, 2009

    my car locks then unlocks and the drivers side door can only be opened from the inside

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    Lock - unlocks lock-unlocks lock - unlocks wtf... :-(

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    grahampettma Mar 10, 2012

    I had the same problem with my Xsara. There is a thin brown wire in the loom between the drivers door and the body which was broken. soldered it back together and the central locking worked again. you have to check carefully as the break will probably show as a small crack in the covering on the wire


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We have this problem too - can only lock the doors by shutting front doors - climb into the car via the back doors - lock front doors from inside and then manually lock back door. Boot is difficult to lock - takes about 3 or 4 attempts to lock it. Driving me mad!! Have been told it is probably worn or broken wires in the flexi hose in the door hinge. I may have to take it to the garage to get repaired.

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It sounds to me as it is a mechanical problem with one of the locks.make sure the doors are closed properly also when locking of luck.

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