Valet Mode

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Valet Mode

Post by madbasshunter » 06/04/16 19:49

As the boot valet mode seems to catch people out from time to time here is a few pictures to show how valet mode works for those who don't know, and my method of making sure I can still get into the boot via the internal release :)

In normal position the lug (quarter of a circle) hold the metal link (the cable pulls on) in place with the release lever.

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In valet mode the lug moves round releasing the link so the cable can pull it but its not connected to the release lever

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As I found when I accidentally twisted the lug from inside the boot before shutting it

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and had to learn how it worked ;) (and devise a way of getting in without causing any damage)
Then worked out the addition of a cable tie will mean it can always be opened by the cable ;)

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Driftlimits Performance Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:45 pm
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Re: Valet Mode

Post by MichaelRH94 » 07/04/16 8:03

i have this issue with mine, i thought it just needed a new wire or something - ive just been using the key in the boot to open it for months now :laughing im fitting a new master cylinder on saturday (if parts arrive) and i will do this to my boot too :yahoo:

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Re: Valet Mode

Post by jimi » 07/04/16 8:58

If your able to open your boot with the key then you have the master key, in which case you can take it out of valet mode by turning the key the opposite way ;)
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Re: Valet Mode

Post by Samreedy » 07/04/16 12:48

Thanks for the pictures, I'm hoping to add a boot release to my alarm/central locking

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Re: Valet Mode

Post by madbasshunter » 07/04/16 14:27

Samreedy wrote:Thanks for the pictures, I'm hoping to add a boot release to my alarm/central locking

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That's exactly what I was investigating doing when I accidentally put mine in valet mode :rolleyes:
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Re: Valet Mode

Post by Samreedy » 07/04/16 23:27

Did you get it done?

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