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Remote key fob issue/question

Lately my key fob has been acting a bit strange. Sometimes it locks and unlocks the doors no problem and other times it doesn't do anything at all and I have to lock and unlock manually. I recently changed the battery in the fob and still the same issue. Any help
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Old 01-16-2012, 12:27 AM
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Re: Remote key fob issue/question

check the mounts on the battery, sometimes the solder breaks
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Re: Remote key fob issue/question

also..... check the back of the buttons. the rubber might be worn and the buttons might not be making contact. you can buy a new rubber piece on ebay for real cheap
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Re: Remote key fob issue/question

Its the solder points. I was having that same issue. Changed the battery and still had issues. Pulled apart the key, resoldered, havent had a problem since!
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