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Re: This is ridiculous. Key fob --auto unlocking

Mines a 12' and it has done it for a while now. Dealer has no clue. I lock it and go in the house, then in the morning its unlocked. Then I went by the Jeep with no fob and found it unlocked. Don't leave anything valuable in it due to the constant problem. I just chalk it up to the many issues with this Jeep.

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Re: This is ridiculous. Key fob --auto unlocking

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Mines a 12' and it has done it for a while now. Dealer has no clue. I lock it and go in the house, then in the morning its unlocked. Then I went by the Jeep with no fob and found it unlocked. Don't leave anything valuable in it due to the constant problem. I just chalk it up to the many issues with this Jeep.

No that's a whole different problem, surely your fob in the house is not within a few meters of the car.
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Re: This is ridiculous. Key fob --auto unlocking

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No that's a whole different problem, surely your fob in the house is not within a few meters of the car.
Its done it with the FOB close by and also when its in the house with no one near it. I changed the batteries and it still does it. I gave up.
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Re: This is ridiculous. Key fob --auto unlocking

Bumping this thread because I verified my '14 is still auto-unlocking. Like I said before, I keep the key fob hanging just inside the garage, so it's maybe 8-10 feet from the Jeep. I'd park, lock the Jeep with the door handle button and hang up the keys. While working in the garage, maybe 10 minutes later, the Jeep just randomly unlocks and lights come on like I had hit the button. Locked it with the door handle again and it unlocked again about 10 minute later. The 2nd time, I wasn't physically near the jeep, but the fob still was. I just heard it from my rec room with the garage door open.


When I locked the Jeep using the fob, it didn't unlock on its own. No idea what the issue is. The Jeep should NOT be unlocking by itself just because you are standing near it with the fob. Definitely a safety/security concern.
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Old 02-16-2016, 12:39 PM
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Re: This is ridiculous. Key fob --auto unlocking

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Bumping this thread because I verified my '14 is still auto-unlocking. Like I said before, I keep the key fob hanging just inside the garage, so it's maybe 8-10 feet from the Jeep. I'd park, lock the Jeep with the door handle button and hang up the keys. While working in the garage, maybe 10 minutes later, the Jeep just randomly unlocks and lights come on like I had hit the button. Locked it with the door handle again and it unlocked again about 10 minute later. The 2nd time, I wasn't physically near the jeep, but the fob still was. I just heard it from my rec room with the garage door open.


When I locked the Jeep using the fob, it didn't unlock on its own. No idea what the issue is. The Jeep should NOT be unlocking by itself just because you are standing near it with the fob. Definitely a safety/security concern.
Fortunately, you are aware of the problem and can avoid it by locking the Jeep with the fob, or hanging it further from the car. Much better than having Jeep technicians fiddling with the car trying to guess at a solution.

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Re: This is ridiculous. Key fob --auto unlocking

Mine has just done it 3 times as I sit here puffing on my pipe.

As far as I know, it's never done this when I walk away from it. It's never been unlocked when I get back from shopping, etc.

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Re: This is ridiculous. Key fob --auto unlocking

If your a gluten, I would pull the door panels, seperate the connectors and put some di-electric grease on all the connections in the harness inside the doors.

I have a 2000 Durango SLT+. On the forums people started mentioning ghosts causing the doors to start lock and unlocking, sometimes it would be click, click click as it starts doing it. If one didnt notice it would keep doing it and drain the battery. The cause was either something in the Body Control module, or some moisture in one of the connections.

I always though ya right until about 4 years ago drove back from a vacation and it rained really hard. Next morning I was out in the yard and hear it clacking in away. So I yank the battery cable and pull the door panels and grab some dielectric grease and lube em up. Havent had any issue with it since?

Guess if I ever yank the door panels, will lube the connections up in the new Jeep too.
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Just disable the keyless entry and do the old fashion way.
That's some reply. Sounds like you work for a dealership.
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That's some reply. Sounds like you work for a dealership.
Lol, I had some time to play with it today and it has to do with the touch sensor behind the handle. When you try to separate the touch backing from the handle, it becomes more reliable(normal). Could it be due to heat that the characteristics changed its behaviour? Causing it to be more sensitive.
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Bumping this thread because I verified my '14 is still auto-unlocking. Like I said before, I keep the key fob hanging just inside the garage, so it's maybe 8-10 feet from the Jeep. I'd park, lock the Jeep with the door handle button and hang up the keys. While working in the garage, maybe 10 minutes later, the Jeep just randomly unlocks and lights come on like I had hit the button. Locked it with the door handle again and it unlocked again about 10 minute later. The 2nd time, I wasn't physically near the jeep, but the fob still was. I just heard it from my rec room with the garage door open.


When I locked the Jeep using the fob, it didn't unlock on its own. No idea what the issue is. The Jeep should NOT be unlocking by itself just because you are standing near it with the fob. Definitely a safety/security concern.

Dcorn,

I wasn’t able to find a TSB that would be related to your unlocking concern. I would recommend taking your vehicle to a certified FCA dealership to have the vehicle diagnosed. If you need assistance setting up an appointment please send me a private message.

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Re: This is ridiculous. Key fob --auto unlocking

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I wasn’t able to find a TSB that would be related to your unlocking concern. I would recommend taking your vehicle to a certified FCA dealership to have the vehicle diagnosed. If you need assistance setting up an appointment please send me a private message.

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Will do. The lock button on the door handle hasn't been working reliably lately either. Sometimes it takes me 10 pushes for the car to lock. Wonder if it's a problem in the door handle wiring.

And hopefully I can get the fender flares glued back on as well...
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Will do. The lock button on the door handle hasn't been working reliably lately either. Sometimes it takes me 10 pushes for the car to lock. Wonder if it's a problem in the door handle wiring.
These could be related; if the handle sensor is too sensitive, it thinks you have your hand on the handle when you are pressing the lock button, and it won't lock under those conditions. The drivers side on my 14 does this sometimes; I have to extend my index finger and push the button with the rest of my hand as far away as possible to get it to lock.
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