Register Login
Shop4Parts - UK's largest online superstore for FIAT and Alfa Romeo parts
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 19-12-2012   #1
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Trader Rating: 0
United Kingdom 
Key code light and not locking

Hello,
I have 2001 Sciento which I love.
The other day the key code light came on after starting from cold, I pulled in and turned the engine off and restarted, all ok no keycode light.
Couple of days later, the car would not lock. Tried a couple of times before it locked.
Any information on why these things are happening? Are they related? And is the lock thing costly to fix?

Apart from replacing Camshaft belt, my Sciento has given me no problems for the seven years that I have owned it.
__________________
FIAT Forum Useful Links:
Donate to FF | Buy FF Merchandise | Classifieds | FF Insurance | How-to Guides

tiana is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 19-12-2012   #2
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Liverpool
Posts: 27,676
Thanks: 1226
Blog Entries: 3
Trader Rating: 5
fingers99 has donated!
United Kingdom 
Re: Key code light and not locking

Cam belt is routine maintenance, not trouble!

Code light is unlikely to be related to central locking, but both issues could be symptomatic of failing earths.

My advice would be to route out the relevant diagrams in the Seicento technical manual (in the downloads section) and clean them up, put a little silicone grease on them, and re-attach.
__________________
M12 fund £20
fingers99 is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 19-12-2012   #3
The Ratter
 
slugworth1987's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: worksop, notts
Posts: 968
Thanks: 10
Trader Rating: 0
slugworth1987 has donated!
United Kingdom 
Re: Key code light and not locking

copper grease or petroleum jelly are good substitutes to silicon grease but not as good.

CODE system is a very simple thing in ways of it has for wiring, total of 5(?) cables 2 power, earth, signal, and COAX ring
__________________
-Slugworth1987

Wanted:- Fiat Uno Wiper motor with arm
slugworth1987 is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Reply
Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The key code light and fuel injector light stays on nena_k Lets Talk FIAT 3 28-04-2010 16:28
(G) Key Code Light philg4649 Ducato 5 14-12-2008 13:42
(G) Key code light DOES NOT COME ON, injector light on. Engine turns but does not start. bravovarb Bravo / Brava 8 19-08-2008 12:38
(T) key code light on lighty Punto (Mk2/2b) 6 24-12-2007 16:27