[ROVERNET - UK] HELP! My Sterling's security system is having a
britcarnut at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 15 01:23:23 GMT 2005
If any of you have any experience of Sterlings (aka Rover 800's), I need
some help! My 1990 827SLi (800 Vitesse) has recently become immobilized,
I think by the security system. The owner's manual has been no help.
When I insert the key in the ignition, the headlights flash several times.
Then when I turn the ignition key, nothing happens. When I bought the
car last year, I found that it would occasionally need to have the
automatic gear lever jiggled a bit to be able to start the car. Now, no
amount of playing with it makes any difference. All other electrical
systems seem fully functional.
I think that the security system has somehow become armed, and I don't
know how to disarm it. Or perhaps these are symptoms of something else?
I suspect the answer to this dilemma is something very simple and stupid,
but I haven't been able to figure it out. Any input is appreciated!
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