Central locking help required!

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fangio246
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Central locking help required!

Post by fangio246 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:56 am

Any ideas....

2010 Exige 260

Central locking worked fine up until the day before I went to Silverstone Classic. Car locks with fob (single push on logo button), but then push the central button and the drivers door doesn't open, just the indicators flash twice. Second push on central button passenger door opens, but drivers door still locked.

Car battery is fine, though have disconnected and re-connected it and have tried changing the batteries in the fob and using the spare key - all making no difference

Appreciate any advice.

johnfishcurtis
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Re: Central locking help required!

Post by johnfishcurtis » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:18 pm

That's a weird one.
Does it unlock with the key ok?

I'd say the solenoid might be sticking.

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thunderstarter
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Re: Central locking help required!

Post by thunderstarter » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:12 am

Central locking relay/module has possibly failed. I think its located behind the speaker on the drivers side in the front dash. If you have hands like a lady you can get in and change it :-)

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ade
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Re: Central locking help required!

Post by ade » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:49 pm

thunderstarter wrote:Central locking relay/module has possibly failed. I think its located behind the speaker on the drivers side in the front dash. If you have hands like a lady you can get in and change it :-)

Same symptoms mine had, new relay required, remove cable from old one and leave it in, plug in new one and wedge it under dash, even then I still have the scares :(

fangio246
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Re: Central locking help required!

Post by fangio246 » Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:52 am

Hi Guys
So the consensus is going in through the top right hand speaker on the dash.

My key won't open the doors - is that normal. How do you get in the vehicle if the battery dies....

Andy

fangio246
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Re: Central locking help required!

Post by fangio246 » Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:00 am

thunderstarter wrote:Central locking relay/module has possibly failed. I think its located behind the speaker on the drivers side in the front dash. If you have hands like a lady you can get in and change it :-)
Do I need to remove the drivers side panel, or on a 2010 top dash mounted speaker car go in through the speaker? If through the speaker does anyone know how to remove the speaker?

Cheers

Andy

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Re: Central locking help required!

Post by fangio246 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:34 pm

Hi all
Have replaced the CDL unit earlier today.
Take out the two screws in the 'coin cubby' below the starter button/light switches. Then pull out the panel holding starter button and light switches. There is plenty of cable length to then get this panel well out of the way.
The CDL unit is roughly in line with the top of the panel just removed straight in front of you 6 inches or so in from the front of the dash.
It's held by two screws which you need a very short stubby screwdriver to loosen.
Did the whole job in around 45 minutes. Was quoted £270 + the part by Lotus.
Got my CDL unit from Paul Matty and Silverstone Lotus also have at least one in stock

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Re: Central locking help required!

Post by jfk » Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:00 am

Job done !
Nice one..

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Re: Central locking help required!

Post by Dean_C » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:59 pm

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The relays fail on the module part number hg4117 not much else to go wrong looking at the board.
Maybe a little soldering on the top two pins also, can just see a circle appearing around the legs.

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