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Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
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My partners 54 plate Micras battery is flat so I am trying

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Hi my partners 54 plate Micras battery is flat so I am trying to charge it however the steering lock will not disengage and there is a green key light and a flashing red light with what looks like a key in it,
Any ideas?
Regards Kenny
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.


I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question.

When a battery is severely discharged or weakened, it can activate the antitheft system, which is what has happened here. You just need to get a full charge on the battery and should be good to go