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door locks locking and unlocking problems

I have a 2007 jeep commander, when I unlock my doors using my fob sometimes it will unlock and then lock right away but not always. its a guessing game when it will happen.
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How to using a key to unlock my hyundai i20 locked with the push button fob

I had 2 key fobs with 3 buttons. One fob got broken and I replaced it with a key. The key works but when the car has been locked by the fob and the alarm activated the alarm is not deactivated when ...
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How to program a new keyfob for 2011 Hyundai Accent

I bought 2011 Hyundai Accent Manual stick-shift, few days ago. The dealer only had 1 key. I saw on Amazon Keyless fob for this model of the car. Can I program it, or do I need a help of professional ...
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Key fob stopped working

I have a 2010 Mercedes GLK 350, and my key fob has stopped working. I cannot lock or unlock doors nor start car. Today at several different stops the car would not lock right away after stopping -- ...
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My 2001 s430 will only start after I disconnect the negative battery cable

My 2001 mercedes stopped starting, the key fob would start the car intermittently then stopped working except locking and unlocking doors I thought it was the batteries but I changed them. I have to ...
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Wireless key locking/unlocking diagnosis

I have a 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser. While locking all the doors with the FOB it locks fine. But, while unlocking it shows a delay of close to 2 seconds. I have replaced the FOB battery and the FOB. ...
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2016 Chrysler 300 Key Fob only works AFTER touching the vehicle

2016 Chrysler 300C Key Fob no longer locks/unlocks/starts, nor unlocks the trunk. However, the key fob will do all these things only AFTER I physically open and then close the driver side door (I ...
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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe - the door fob has quit and locks are acting strange!

I have a recently purchased 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe with 160,000 miles. I am shipping the car to the Virgin Islands. I walked out yesterday and the fob for the door locks wasn't working. Changed the fob ...
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2004 Accord reprogramming key fob not working

Bought new key fob with new battery for 2004 Accord EX. Tried reprogramming (turn on, lock button, turn off x3+ times) and still doesn't work. What are some issues why reprogramming not working?
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My remote key isn’t working to unlock my doors

I own a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix. My remote key isn’t working to unlock my doors sometimes, but it always opens my trunk easily when I press it. Sometimes I have to press the unlock button over and ...
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Honda R-Type (2003), unlocks and re-locks immediately

I have a Honda R-Type (2003), I am having a locking and unlocking problem. At first, it was a case of it taking more than one click of the fob to lock the driver's side door. When I get in the car all ...
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Programing a new #1 remote fob for 2008 C6 Corvette

I bought a 2008 C6 Corvette. It came with only fob #2. I bought a new fob #1. When I programmed the new #1 fob, the DIC indicated it as #3. I can't get the memory functions (recall seat, mirrors, ...
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2003 SLK 230 remote key fob faulty

I tried Mercedes Benz Loughton and Enfield to get me another key as thought I lost it but they said it's no longer available. So I found it and the locksmith re soldered the circuit and chips just in ...
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Aluminum Foil Quick Fix re: Keyless Remote System (or If It Ain't Broke Should I Fix It?)

today I successfully repaired my car's keyless remote fob because one of its little rubber buttons (the "lock" button) stopped working. In short, I followed directions I found in a YouTube video: I ...
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How to reuse old Prius fob with different Prius

I had a 2007 Prius until it recently got totaled, and I replaced it with a 2008 Prius. I'm now trying to pair my old 2007 key fob to my 2008 Prius. I've followed these steps (also pasted here), ...
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My alarm key box dont work on a 1996 toyato Avalon

I replace the battery the key box, and It still doesn't work. Its a factory alarm in my car. Can I get a replacement for this, Due to the year of the car. 1996 Toyota Avalon.
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ford taurus 2010 sel. lights flashing

My yellow lights blink off and on when the car is turned off. Interesting as well, I have to lock the door now manually instead of using the key fob. It will unlock with the key fob, but not lock.
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Is there a way to invalidate “old” keys on a Toyota Corolla 2013?

I just bought a used Toyota Corolla 2013 (manufactured 2013-03) but it only came with one key. Now I might be a little bit paranoid, but since I can't be sure that the seller kept another key I would ...
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Can I program a new key for my Toyota Corolla 2013?

I just bought a used Toyota Corolla 2013 (manufactured 2013-03), but it only came with one key. Today, I called the local Toyota dealer to ask how much was a new key and they told me it was nearly 500 ...
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Where is the fob receiver located in the 2005 Mazda 3?

I have a 2005 Mazda Mazda3 hatchback, for which the key fob remote lock/unlock has an increasingly short range. I've read @Edward's excellent answer to Remote does not always lock/unlock the car: ...
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How do I program a new key for 2000 Mercedes-Benz c230 kompressor?

A friend of mine gave me a 2000 Mercedes-Benz c230 compressor. The car has been sitting for three years without running, so it lost programed to the original key. I called a certified locksmith to ...
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My Touran VW 2011 Key Fob has gone crazy

My key fob seems to have gone crazy. For the last few months, it would open and close the doors on the Touran without ever being pressed. It seems to do this every time I walk up to the car or ...
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My remote key fob only works a foot from my door.

I have a 2006 Chevy Impala. I haven't had a remote key fob for about a year as I didn't need it over the summer and was out of the country in the fall. I replace the battery in the fob and re-sync it ...
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One Citroen C4 remote doesn't work after driving (but the other does)

I own a 2010 C4 Grand Picasso. I have two key fobs, one of which is doing strange things. I can open, lock, turn lights on etc, but after driving the car and getting out the remote fails to work at ...
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BMW E90 330d door lock fault

Using BMW key fob door unlocks saloon vehicle, internal dash mount button opens and locks all doors. However, keyfob remote will not lock the car. I have checked the fuses and relays and they are all ...
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How can I deprogram the key fob of my Explorer?

I have a key fob which is programmed for a 2001 Ford Explorer. I've recently programmed it to a 2006 Ford Explorer hoping that this new programming would deprogram it from the 2001 Ford Explorer. ...
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Keyless fob and radio dead on Pontiac Vibe 2005

Today I went out to my 2005 Pontiac Vibe and the keyless fob wasn't working at all (none of the buttons and my wife's wasn't working either so it's not the battery of the fob) and the radio unit was ...
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How can expand the functions of my key fob?

I want to reprogram they intelligent key (i-key) for my 2014 Nissan Maxima to do more stuff. When I press and hold the unlock button on the i-key, the two front windows open. I want to make all 4 ...
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Remote does not always lock/unlock the car: diagnosing RF receiver issues

The remote central locking thing on my car key does not alway lock or unlock the car. Sometimes it works right away, sometimes I have to press it dozens of times before it works, sometimes it never ...
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What is the funny looking thing attached to my new mazda3 key fob?

I got my new 2016 mazda3 today from the dealer and tossed the second key fob right in my backpack without taking a look. Then I found there was this weird looking thing attached to it. It has "...
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2006 Camry Remote Control Programming doesn't save for more than a day

I tried to program my 2006 camry remote controls. After completing the programming, it will stay for a day and remotes doesn't work again. Any idea what's wrong? I have brand new batteries in remotes (...
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'98 Passat Locked when FOB batteries changed, how do you unlock it?

My friend owns a '98 VW Passat 2.0 Turbo. He changed the batteries in the key FOB and now the vehicle is locked by the security system. Using the key will not unlock any of the doors or trunk. What ...
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How do you program the keyless entry remote for a 2012 Chevy Malibu

I have two remotes for Chevy Malibu I need to program them so my security alarm will work can I do this myself? If so how is it done? I have a 2012.
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Car won't unlock with remote and won't start? Toyota Camry 1999

My sister gave me this car for school and she told me this happens a lot. Her mechanic friend says it's an alarm problem and my alarm is locked. Unfortunately her and her friend live on the opposite ...
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Can I install a beeping transponder in my Toyota corolla

We bought a 2015 Toyota Corolla standard edition and the car does not have keyless entry feature. When the car is parked along with a million cars in a crowded lot, a beeping transponder would help ...
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Car door unlocks and motor can be started via remote when I don't want it to. How do I prevent this?

A friend of mine purchased a new vehicle. Unlike vehicles in the past, this vehicle does not require you to insert a key to open the doors or run the car. The key merely must be within a couple feet ...
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2005 Toyota Avalon how to reactivate vehicle's ECU

2005 Toyota Avalon FOB stopped working, have a replacement. Now believe accidentally deactivated vehicle's ECU by turning ignition on/off 5 times during process of adding new FOB. So now, how can I ...
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volvo s40 2005 model, remote unresponsive

I have a volvo s40 2005 model. I tryed locking it with the remote and it would not respond. Initially i thought it is because the battery for the remote is finished. I bought a new one and changed it. ...
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Can I resynchronise my Subaru (Cobra) key fob

I accidentally placed a heavy object on my key fob at home. It must have been there for more than five minutes before I noticed the little light flashing on the fob. Since then I have not been able ...
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Can I disable my 2009 Volvo S40's remote key fob panic button?

The panic button on the remote key fob is very sensitive and sets off the alarm accidentally all the time, for example, when it's in my pocket and I move a certain way. Is there a way to disable the ...
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How can I program a replacement fob for a 2003 Malibu?

How do I program a replacement fob for my 2003 Malibu (not remote-start equipped)? EDIT: I have tried to do the following: The instructions that came with the fobs said to Sit in the car Shut all ...
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2000 Camry does not enter programming mode

I've been trying to program a remote (with door lock/unlock/trunk buttons) I got off eBay for my 2000 Camry CE without much luck. I've followed about a dozen different instructions (open door / close ...
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Functionality of buttons on keys.

I recently purchased an old BMW 318is (1994 model, so it really is old) and received two pairs of keys. The keys come with a silver and black pad that has 4 buttons on it. I'm not sure what each ...