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Range Rover Sport 2008

The emergency start function serves as a failsafe mechanism to kick-start your vehicle when the smart key is not detected. Whether it’s due to a dead battery in the key fob or some other technical glitch, knowing how to start a Range Rover Sport 2008 using the emergency start function can save you from being stranded.

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to initiate the emergency start function in your 2008 Range Rover Sport:

  • Locate the Emergency Start Contact Points: Direct your attention to the area underneath the steering wheel. You will notice three small lines or markings, either to the left or right of the steering column. This is the contact point for initiating the emergency start procedure.
  • Engage the Contact Points:  Take your key fob and firmly press it against the contact point (3 Lines), with the buttons facing outwards. Ensure that you maintain pressure on the key fob against this point throughout the procedure. This action establishes a connection between the key fob and the vehicle’s ignition system, bypassing the need for the smart key detection.
  • Initiate the Start Sequence: With the key fob held against the contact points, proceed to press the start button as you normally would. You’ll notice the dashboard lights illuminate, indicating that the vehicle’s ignition system has been activated

 

 

It’s essential to familiarise yourself with this procedure before encountering an actual emergency situation. Keeping calm and knowing how to navigate through such scenarios can make all the difference in ensuring a smooth and stress-free driving experience.

While the emergency start function provides a temporary solution, it’s imperative to address any underlying issues that may have caused the smart key detection failure. Consider having your vehicle inspected by a certified technician to diagnose and rectify any electrical or key-related issues.

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If you’ve tried the above steps and are still unable to resolve the issue, contact 07900 224444 for a free quotation. We can diagnose the problem more thoroughly and provide a solution.

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