Rover 45 Key Fob FAQ

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Rover 45

Key Fob FAQ

Vehicles fitted the Lucas 3TXA . Lucas . Lucas 17TN remote key fob number is on the back of the key fob).


Rover or Honda petrol Peugeot or Rover Diesel

Has your key fob stopped working?

If key fob has just stopped working try

Unlock your vehicle the key in the drivers door lock, do not the door.

Press the right button lock button button with the padlock or the dimpled button) on the key fob 4 to 8 times.

If the above fails try this:

the key fob

Remove the battery

Press any 10 ten times, and the same with the button

Refit the battery or a new

Unlock the vehicle with the key in the door lock, do not open the

Press the right hand lock button (the with the padlock symbol or the button) on the key fob 4 to 8 times

The Rover 45 system is very reliable, the ECU rarely fails, if your will not start it is probably due to the key fob. You may have to perform the sequence if your vehicles has gone flat or it is disconnected. If all the fails you have the EKA code .

The Rover 45 remote key fob uses a code system.

When you the key fob, the code changes time, and the alarm box in your also changes its code to with the key fob. This is a antitheft system but sometimes the key fob and box codes do not match and the system not operate.

The most common for this is pressing the buttons on the key fob from the vehicle, the key fob code on but the alarm box on the vehicle does so the two codes do not match. The key fobs and the ECU box receiver on your vehicle a clock, this clock moves the code even if the key fob is not


ECU – Electronic unit, the box which controls the immobiliser and usually the central fitted to your vehicle, the ECU is a separate unit under the

EKA – Emergency key access, number has no connection to the remote key

MHZ – megahertz (frequency

ARMED – this is you have locked your with the key fob, the alarm is active and the immobiliser is on.

DISARMED this is when you have your vehicle with the key the alarm system is not active and the is off.

The image on the right is the of the key fob, the most common when the key fob fails is the component Very carefully check to see if the 2 legs are attached to the component and the board.

Programming Lucas Key

When programming new key fobs, all key are automatically erased from the ECU box fitted to the vehicle. This is because if you have lost a key fob or had a key fob the lost or stolen key fob will no work on your vehicle. At the of programming all key fobs you need to with the vehicle must be

The Rover 45 immobiliser system can up to 4 key fobs programmed.

At Remote key Ltd if a new ECU control box or a new engine management ECU box is required, they will programming together before vehicle will start. At key Ltd we can carry out all the programming required, all can be done on or off the vehicle.

Range/Distance Problems

Does you key fob not very far from your

This can be caused by many As we use more wireless electronic the radio waves interfere each other and this is the common problem when remote key fob loses its range your vehicle.

Your 45 relies on the remote key fob to start, get a The remote key fobs get a hard they get dropped, damp, hot, cold, we sit on them, the remote will not operate, the will probably be the remote key

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