Rover 214 Central locking and alarm problem

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Rover 214 Central locking and alarm problem

#1 Post by Nudge » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:32 pm

I had a flat battery on my 214, disconnected the battery and charged it as I all ways do and had no problems before until now, connected the battery and now the central locking wont work and the alarm goes off and you can not start the engine. There isn't a fob for this car, key only.
I have had this car for a very long time and never come across this problem before.
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Re: Rover 214 Central locking and alarm problem

#2 Post by 1234dist » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:35 pm

The statement I pm'd you and:

I suggest speaking to bobby brown, on any/many forums he can reprogram your 5as for you.
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Re: Rover 214 Central locking and alarm problem

#3 Post by 214cab » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:38 pm

I had this on my old 214 everytime I disconnected the battery.

The only way to stop the alarm was to close the drivers side door then lock and unlock it.

If your central locking isn't working I'd guess that's a fault with the sensor on the door lock (and possibly means what I said above won't work)

Ps dist his car is an spi 1.4 and therefore isn't a 5as system.

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Re: Rover 214 Central locking and alarm problem

#4 Post by Nudge » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:48 pm

214cab wrote:I had this on my old 214 everytime I disconnected the battery.

The only way to stop the alarm was to close the drivers side door then lock and unlock it.

If your central locking isn't working I'd guess that's a fault with the sensor on the door lock (and possibly means what I said above won't work)

Ps dist his car is an spi 1.4 and therefore isn't a 5as system.
yes its a spi.....tried all the above....Thanks for your reply
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Re: Rover 214 Central locking and alarm problem

#5 Post by 214cab » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:51 pm

Have you done any work on the drivers door recently? A chance you've dislodged the switch on the door lock? That would mean central locking not working (nor telling the car it's locked / unlocked hence alarm it stopping and engine immobilised.)

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Re: Rover 214 Central locking and alarm problem

#6 Post by Nudge » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:58 pm

214cab wrote:Have you done any work on the drivers door recently? A chance you've dislodged the switch on the door lock? That would mean central locking not working (nor telling the car it's locked / unlocked hence alarm it stopping and engine immobilised.)
I haven't done any work at all over the last two years I think it has only done 5 miles just stopped working.
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Re: Rover 214 Central locking and alarm problem

#7 Post by 214cab » Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:01 pm

Probably a stupid question - have you checked the fuses?

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Re: Rover 214 Central locking and alarm problem

#8 Post by 214cab » Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:05 pm

Another thing to check, is the door switch working (does interior light work when open)

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Re: Rover 214 Central locking and alarm problem

#9 Post by Nudge » Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:29 pm

214cab wrote:Another thing to check, is the door switch working (does interior light work when open)
Checked them...they work fine
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