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Is it possible to use radio to find a lost car key fob?

I have a recently bought new Kia that came key fob which is composed of two parts. The actual electronic device with the buttons, and this part slides on a cut key which has the keyring hole attached ...
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remote key lock unlock stopped working

I have a 2015 volkswagen passat tsi, the fob for locking / unlocking the car has stopped working. The led on the fob still illuminates. I tried replacing the coil cell battery (cr2032) on the fob, but ...
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Windshield Replacement on 2005 Hyundai Elantra, Key Fob no longer working?

I had a windshield replaced on a 2005 Hyundai Elantra, and coincidentally the key fob no longer works. I can open the door using the physical key, but the alarm goes off and I am unable to use the key ...
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Auto roll down windows Honda?

So I put my keys in my pocket and occasionally it rolls down the windows on my Honda ridge line with nothing else in my pocket? Apparently there is no way to disable this feature. Could I get a new ...
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2006 Smart Fortwo: Key fob stopped working after disconnecting the battery

I own a 2006 Smart Fortwo Pure (Diesel) and had to disconnect the battery recently because the parking lights wouldn't turn off (issue resolved now; most probably moisture in control lever). When I ...
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Can I reprogram my key which lost sync to unlock lock car? Car starts

I own a 2006 Mercedes C280 I have two keys which once upon a time they both started the car and lock and unlock the car now one key doesn’t work at all since I haven’t used it in over six months I had ...
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Can I replace a 2007 VW Rabbit key's transponder chip?

My key fob was in really bad shape and I was replacing the outer shell. All was going well and working, but as I tried to get the glass transponder chip out of the old key, it shattered. Is there a ...
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How can I turn on the airbag on Mitsubishi Outlander without a key?

In the manual it is written to insert the key for switching. But we have keyless car (just click the start button), and we don't have keys. Is there an alternative way? I tried using a knife, but it ...
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I have lost my original key and keyfob to my 2006 Corvette

How can I start my Corvette without having to go to the dealership to get a new key? My money situation is tight, so I'm trying to find a way to start my car, without having to pop the clutch or order ...
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Citroen C3 key Run out of battery

My key from Citroen C3 Run out of battery and now when i've changed the battery doesn't recognise unlock and lock the car...anyone can help? Regards
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Engine won't turn over without key fob

I have a 2006 Honda Accord. The key fob broke off and I tried starting my car without it, but the engine does not turn over. It works fine with my spare key. The obvious explanation is that I'm not ...
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What is the most cost-efficient solution when door keys do not fit ignition?

I know similar questions have been asked but I'm specifically looking for the most cost efficient way to solve the following problem. I have a 2006 Lexus RX400h for which the physical door key does ...
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Reprogram a Volkswagen key fob with only 1 key?

I bought a 2015 Volkswagen Passat, it came with 2 key fobs and 3 keys. Upon careful inspection, (months later) I noticed one of the key fobs doesn't work with this car, and 2 of the 3 keys don't work; ...
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Lock Fob and lock button work only with ignition switch on: 2001 Infiniti 130t

Just got my 2001 Infinite i30t back from the shop. I have noticed that the fob and door button both now only work to lock and unlock the car with the key in the ignition switch and turned to the on ...
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Reprogram MB key fob

I have a new key fob for a 2012 MB E-class that I bought from MB for a spare. I am looking to purchase a 2012 MB CL550. Can I get the fob reprogrammed to the CL550?
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(2004 Lincoln Navigator) How to make it beep when I lock the doors?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07QBYQS7C/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_4N-5Db43Z8A1Y I just bought this new key and programmed it for my truck, but this new fob doesn’t make it beep when I lock the doors like the ...
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(2004 Lincoln Navigator) Trying to replace the key fob. Does the FCC ID have to match exactly for the new one to work?

The key fob I have right has the FCCID #CWTWB1U551 The third-party key fob I want to replace it with has the FCCID #CWTWB1U331 Will that key fob work with my vehicle? This is the key I want to buy: ...
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Can you program a key fob for a 2019 Navigator to work for a 2004 Navigator?

There’s nothing wrong with the key I have now, I was just wondering if this is possible.
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my car's keyless remote fob only works when outside of the pcb housing

I'm not sure how to attempt to fix this, so my "clicker" for my Peugeot 107 hadn't worked for a few weeks and I decided to open it up, I found that clicking the buttons when the PCB is apart from the ...
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Key buttons not working

I have a 1999 model bmw e46 320i. Both My key remote buttons open the doors, windows and trunk. The buttons on both keys however does not lock the car again resulting the windows not to close while ...
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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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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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