2003 Clio Key Transponder

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2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by shawnwhite545199 » 10 Jan 2019, 06:54

Hi my key just stopped working i think its the transponder because the light flash's on the dash and car wont kick over.
I have a key programmer but its ask's for a pin code where do i get this pin code from.

Key programmer is Silca SBB ebay one.

Thank for any help

I have the key sticker on the back on one of my books but where the code is ment to be it says TYPE_01

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by GiveMeABreak » 10 Jan 2019, 11:42

You will need to get the confidential customer code from your dealer - after showing relevant proof of ownership and ID.

The keys will not need reprogramming as a rule - unless you are replacing a faulty one with a new key and then of course you must programme all the keys to be used in one session, or any not programmed will be locked out.

It is more likely that the keys need re-synchronising which can happen once all the 255 offset limits have been reached (when the remote is used out of range for example).

I would try that first of all - this usually involves putting the key in the ignition turning, the ignition on and holding in one of the locking buttons for 5-10 seconds, then removing the key, repeat with the other key if you have one, waiting 30 seconds, then try locking / unlocking the vehicle and starting it.

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by shawnwhite545199 » 10 Jan 2019, 12:30

I think it is the transponder the little wires that wraped around are all broken abit i soldered the button back into the remote and may have touched the transponder :(

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by GiveMeABreak » 10 Jan 2019, 12:40

In light of that important extra info which you've just mentioned - of course that will affect the operation, so you'll need a new key fob as the transponder has likely been damaged - reprogramming won't do anything. The transponder, if damaged, won't send a signal and therefore the transponder receiver has nothing to send to the BSI.

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by shawnwhite545199 » 10 Jan 2019, 13:16

Ya i will get a key from ebay $11 has everything and i can just put my key in it then program the transponder will just have to get the pin code and hope my key programmer does it.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Car-Remote- ... 2934797753

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by GiveMeABreak » 10 Jan 2019, 14:08

You'll need to ensure the fob you get is compatible - they operate at different frequencies and transmission encoding - so ensure you get the right one.

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by shawnwhite545199 » 10 Jan 2019, 14:26

they look the same just the circuit board looks alittle diffrent thats all

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by GiveMeABreak » 10 Jan 2019, 14:30

Looks won't cut it - they need to have the correct circuitry and transmission protocols. Best check with the Renault parts people first to get the correct part number for your SPECIFIC car (they can do that from the VIN) and then that will at least give you the right part to search on if going for an aftermarket fob - but there are loads of incidents where these simply don't work.

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by shawnwhite545199 » 10 Jan 2019, 14:37

Ok thanks alot

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by shawnwhite545199 » 10 Jan 2019, 23:22

Another quick q if my remote id 433mhz and one on ebay is the same but the pcb looks diffrent with it work do you know.

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by GiveMeABreak » 10 Jan 2019, 23:27

Unfortunately, I don’t really deal with Renault cars, and don’t have access to their parts system, so can’t get you the details of the fob itself. But it’s a good place to start from. The frequency has to be the same, so that’s a good start! :-D

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by shawnwhite545199 » 11 Jan 2019, 02:48

Dam called the dealer and they have no record of any immobilizer pin code only key number and radio code also called a locksmith that i know he said i need to spend about $9000 on a tool that will extract the pin code :(

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by GiveMeABreak » 11 Jan 2019, 04:04

Shawn

Have a look at this link - they say they can supply the 12 digit immobiliser pin code for programming the keys for £18 - got to be worth a punt and a lot cheaper than the $9k dollars you were quoted!

http://www.car-keys-online.com/product/ ... rafic.html

You can upload the relevant proof easily using their website and they send the code via email.

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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by shawnwhite545199 » 11 Jan 2019, 09:36

Hey just had an idea if i was to buy a new key from ebay can i just solder the new piece onto the pcb i have now as i think its only the Ariel to sent the signal.

I could be wrong pic attached
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Re: 2003 Clio Key Transponder

Post by GiveMeABreak » 11 Jan 2019, 11:54

The windings on the tube (arrowed) can be bought separately shawn; obviously I can't tell what part you think you damaged, but they are certainly available. All these do is to absorb the energy from the electromagnetic field generated by the transponder coil in the ignition in order to power the chip and send the code.