Re: Start Prevented plus haunted interior fans - 2001 V70 T5
"Glenn Klein" <Glenn@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> Tom Scales wrote:
>> I have two problems with this car and hoped that someone here would have
>> The first is that I frequently get a message "Start Prevented" and the
>> car will not start. If I remove the key and lock and unlock the door a
>> few times it will start -- so far. I'm worried we'll get somewhere and
>> it won't start.
>> The second is that, at times, I will come out of the house and the
>> interior fans are running full blast. Sometimes they stop by themselves;
>> sometimes I have to start the car.
>> The car has already been serviced for the fan recall and had new software
>> loaded for power door locks that went crazy -- unlocking themselves at
>> random times. The software load was very expensive and I don't
>> understand why it wasn't done for free -- obviously it was a bug as
>> delivered from the factor.
>> Any thoughts would be helpful. I hate to invest a ton of money in this
> Start prevented could 2 items either the chip in the key is going bad
> (very rare) or the ant ring is not seeing the key ( Most common ) there
> should a DTC set for this problem as for the fan running this is normal
> it's called after blow function it keeps the evaprator dry in humid
> tempuratures your dealer can turn this function on or off for you this has
> nothing to do with the fan recall hopes this helps
> If you want I can post the tech note about the afterblow function just ask
Wow, that's great, thanks. Never had a car that ran the fans like that, so
it was unexpected.
I always use the same key, but have two, so I'll switch keys and see if the
problem goes away. If not, I'll have my answer.