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My bonnet is locked...

My bonnet is locked but on screen saying open which keeps setting alarm off

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tried locking and unlocking the driver's side door using the key itself?

It has flattened my battery because of this something to do with senco

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

Mk7 11 plate

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Took senior off and sprayed it and disconnect battery

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No that’s it thanks

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UK Auto Mechanic: Robert, UK Car Mechanic replied 6 months ago
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Hi..there..

What model of Ford is it?

Have you tried depressing the switch yourself when you had it out plugged in. to see if the warning goes off?

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