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I have a SLK AMG 55 06. This winter I dehooked the battery

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Hello, I have a SLK AMG 55 06. This winter I dehooked the battery clamps and now my keys doesn't work. I can see the red diode flash so the batterys are OK. Jan Erik
JA: Lots of things can cause problems with the battery. The Mercedes Mechanic will know what to do. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: I have to reprogram or synchronize the key to the car.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: I was hoping so.
JA: Is there anything else the Mercedes Mechanic should be aware of about your Mercedes?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Kevin replied 10 months ago.
hi im Kevin does key start car ? have you removed Ariel antenna ?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Hi. The key starts the car. What is ariel antenna? I have a radio antenna on the left rear wing.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Here is a picture of the key
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
It does not respond to pressing of any button
Expert:  Kevin replied 10 months ago.
yes the antennas attached correct ?(some people take them off when covering car )try aiming key at antenna for radio this is also used for key pickup
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The antenna has not been moved and the key switch still does not work.
Expert:  Kevin replied 10 months ago.
Any spare keys you can try there is no reset procudure on these
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Then you don't have any solution to the problem
Expert:  Kevin replied 10 months ago.
I will opt out another tech may have an idea
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Now 3 days have gone so I presume that you were unable to solve my problem. I require that you don't charge me anything. Regards ***** *****

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