I have an 05 x-type sport and the same exact issue happened this morning!
The battery is new. I stick the key in and flickering and a few lights come and it won't start. The alarm does not work. It hasn't in a while. It will occasionally. So, my trunk is locked and I cannot open it. I will remove battery and replace it clean it up and see what happens.
Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 7:36 PM