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Old 08-28-2013, 08:51 AM
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Re: The Rule of 2 (Button Presses)

I've found this with cruise control but it's more of matter of the duration of the press. A bounce press like one would do on a key board usually doesn't register but a quick press hold and release does work.
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Re: The Rule of 2 (Button Presses)

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The door lock button works after like 3 presses. Oh and the VR in my car does not work what so ever. I gotta take it back to the stealership to get that fixed. Sigh, the ownership of an American car.
I have this same lock issue. I read in the manual that it takes three presses of the lock button to override the system when it thinks that the key fob is still in the car. It's to prevent you from locking your keys, kids, etc. in the car. I've been using the lock button on the keyfob instead.

It is possible that I am doing it wrong. According to the instructions, you just press the lock button and don't touch any other part of the handle. I'll have to do some further testing.
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Re: The Rule of 2 (Button Presses)

coming from a small asian car, it took me a bit to get used to buttons on the jeep. My dainty quick presses had that problem. I have trained myself to press the buttons like they aren't going to fall apart, seems ot be ok.
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I have this same lock issue. I read in the manual that it takes three presses of the lock button to override the system when it thinks that the key fob is still in the car. It's to prevent you from locking your keys, kids, etc. in the car. I've been using the lock button on the keyfob instead.

It is possible that I am doing it wrong. According to the instructions, you just press the lock button and don't touch any other part of the handle. I'll have to do some further testing.
I checked mine today.

  • If I just press the lock button on the door handle and no other part of the door handle, the doors lock, as per the manual. If I touch any other part of the handle while hitting the lock button it takes three presses.
  • If I hit the unlock button and then two presses for the lift-gate it will open. If I don't hit the unlock first, it takes four presses for the lift-gate to open.
  • If I lock the doors then try to open the door, nothing happens. There is a 20 - 30 second timeout that they programmed in so that you can check the door to make sure it is locked after pressing the lock button.
It appears to me that everything is working the way it should. I just have a tendency to grab the handle and then hit the lock button. I have to train myself to poke at it instead...
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Re: The Rule of 2 (Button Presses)

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I have this same lock issue. I read in the manual that it takes three presses of the lock button to override the system when it thinks that the key fob is still in the car. It's to prevent you from locking your keys, kids, etc. in the car. I've been using the lock button on the keyfob instead.

It is possible that I am doing it wrong. According to the instructions, you just press the lock button and don't touch any other part of the handle. I'll have to do some further testing.
That makes no sense. Why not just lock the car and if the keys are still in the car just put your hands in the handle to unlock it? Why keep pressing the lock button over and over to do the same exact thing? If that truly is why the lock button is so intermittent, then the designers are
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I checked mine today.

  • If I hit the unlock button and then two presses for the lift-gate it will open. If I don't hit the unlock first, it takes four presses for the lift-gate to open.
It appears to me that everything is working the way it should.
At least you realize that the remote keyfob isn't working right since it requires more than 2 clicks to open the liftgate.

We need more people to file a complaint at the dealer so Chrysler will actually spend some time and figure out what is wrong with it. But most don't seem to care.
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Re: The Rule of 2 (Button Presses)

I'm seeing the cruise control resume issue -- sometimes if I press it long, it actually shuts off the cruise control. It doesn't seem consistent. It's not simply a matter of lightly pressing it. I have to do it twice it seems. That's silly. Still trying to determine if the key fob is working correctly. The press the unlock and then the hatch button twice seems to make sense to me, as well.
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The door lock button works after like 3 presses. Oh and the VR in my car does not work what so ever. I gotta take it back to the stealership to get that fixed. Sigh, the ownership of an American car.
May I ask, what's the "VR?"
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May I ask, what's the "VR?"
Vr is voice recognition.... to operate radio.. climate... navigation etc by voice and not needing to press anything
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We need more people to file a complaint at the dealer so Chrysler will actually spend some time and figure out what is wrong with it. But most don't seem to care.
Go for it, they'll update the manual to say 3 clicks before they invest otherwise. It's such a small "issue" that I just can't imagine it'd be worth 99% of owners time to make a stink about.
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