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Kevin, UK Car Mechanic
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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: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.
hi im Kevin does key start car ? have you removed Ariel antenna ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi. The key starts the car. What is ariel antenna? I have a radio antenna on the left rear wing.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here is a picture of the key
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It does not respond to pressing of any button
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
The antenna has not been moved and the key switch still does not work.
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.
Any spare keys you can try there is no reset procudure on these
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Then you don't have any solution to the problem
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.
I will opt out another tech may have an idea
Customer: replied 1 year 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 ***** *****