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Hi,
Having a problem with the bonnet sensor showing as open on my dash, when it is firmly shut, so when I lock the car the indicators don't flash. Any ideas greatly appreciated.
 

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most likely the switch is faulty, I gave mine a good spray of WD40 and it seemed to cure the issue.
 

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I've had this happen to me once.

Didn't matter what I did to try and fix it, I couldn't...

Next day it was fine and has been ever since.
I think something gets confused in the system, and the car being off for a few hours resets it.
 

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My other car is a V60, and with the V60 coming onto the market 2 years earlier, a load of the same issues (like door locks) became apparent a bit earlier on those forums. Most early V60s seem to have this intermittent problem to some extent.

Top tips:
  1. ignore it - it's usually gone by the next morning
  2. if that doesn't work, wiggle the latch with a key or something then slam it firmly.
  3. if that doesn't work, a good squirt of WD40 or better still electrical contact cleaner and a few slams.
  4. final fix - get a mechanic to bypass the switch.
I've progressively gone through 1,2,3 and now 4!
 
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