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How to detect a lost Prius key fob inside a house

I lost a keychain with a 2012 Toyota Prius key fob together with another key that has sentimental value attached to it. It’s most likely lost somewhere in the house, but with fairly extensive ...
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The meaning of budding technology

could someone help me understand what a budding technology is? Budding usually means "being in an early developmental stage", but I don't think this definition applies in this context. Thank ...
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Keyless entry on driver door only works when it rains

On my 2006 Cadillac STS the driver door is keyless entry. It works when it is raining, but at other times I have to insert the key into the lock. What could be the problem?
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Can I get a keyless entry fob for my 2015 Silverado?

I just bought a used 2015 Silverado. Previous owner didn't have a fob. I did some research and determined I could buy a fob and have a locksmith program it for me. I wanted to know if I could get a ...
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How does a dead keyfob start a car?

I have a keyless ignition starter for my 2021 Crosstrek PHEV (ie, start/stop button). This is my first car without a physical key ignition starter. I wondered what would happen if the battery to my ...
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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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Do I need to get an actuator for installing a keyless entry system on a honda jazz/fit 2003 (GD) with manual central locking?

I have a honda jazz 2003. It has manual central locking, meaning: I can lock/unlock all doors via: the driver's door lock the plastic pin on top of the driver's door panel. It doesn't have one of ...
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If my Infinity/Nissan car key fob can unlock and lock the door but not start ignition

My car key unlocks and locks the doors of my G37, but can not start the car from the push button, nor when it is held touching the push button(or in receptacle). Because it can unlock the car, it ...
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Stranger's remote has the ability to unlock my car

I have a 2014 Mercedes GL350. When I get up some mornings, the windows are down, sunroof open along with back door hatch. Someone's remote has the ability to unlock my car. How can I change my key ...
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I need the frequency for the 2019 Ram 1500 Keyless Entry

I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum for this, but this is the closest I could find. I lost my keys. I've turned my home upside down and I can't find them. And I'm somewhat obsessive. So I had an idea....
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How to disable automatic door locking in Toyota Aqua (Prius C)

I have a Toyota Aqua (2015 model) vehicle which has keyless entry function. It has function where when I comes closer to the vehicle, it automatically unlocks the doors and unfolds side mirrors. ...
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is it possible to get a remote for 99 ml430 mercedes

i have a 99 ml430 mercedes recently purchased, only 1 key avail the valet key, after talking to many locksmiths and dealers in area [richmond,va]unable to get a remote for vehicle, found a new remote ...
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Is it possible that a 1998 Porsche Boxster has wireless entry for the trunks but not for the doors?

I have a 1998 Porsche Boxster, and the key that I have has two buttons on it; one for each of the trunks (front and back). I am wondering if I could have a key programmed with a button for the doors, ...
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Keyless entry fails if aux power outlet in use

I have a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire, if I have a device plugged into the aux power outlet in my car the keyless entry remote stops functioning. Won't unlock the car or open the trunk. Soon as I pull ...
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Can a used Mercedes 2014 B200 fob be reprogrammed

I've read differing answers on this. Can a Merc key be re-programmed to suit same model car and can I do it myself? Can anyone help, I'm in Australia. Year is 2014
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Driver-side power windows wont work, and car keeps unlocking itself

I have a Chevy Aveo 2018. Few days ago, my driver side windows stopped working (won't respond to clicking the roll button). In addition, the "a door is open" light on my dashboard stays on, although ...
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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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The key fob will unlock, but not lock the car doors

I have a Peugeot 206 manual model 2004. I have a problem with my remote key. I can open my car, but can't lock the door once I press the unlock. I heard a sound click for unlock and directly return, ...
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Keyfob too "weak" to open locks

I have a 2004 Toyota Estima Hybrid and it has a single-button key-fob to lock/unlock doors. It started struggling to work awhile back and I thought it might be the keyfob-battery so I replaced it, but ...
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Pontiac Vibe remote not working

My 2010 Pontiac Vibe's doors no longer work using the remote. They work fine from inside the car, but won't function with the dongle. I replaced the battery in the dongle with no joy. The back hatch ...
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How to replace the keyless unlock button?

My keyless unlock button on my 2009 Nissan Altima no longer works, and I'd like to replace it. I'm not sure if that's the correct term, because I can't seem to find the part anywhere, or instructions ...
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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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X5 e53 spare key doesn't work

I recently purchased an older X5 with two keys. One is VERY worn and looks like it was used every day. It works fine. The other looks brand new, but does not work as a remote. I understand the keys ...
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Volvo remote key id

The 2011 xc60 has 3 programmed keys. One is lost, I know the id number of one that was programmed to replace the lost one. But now the car has 3 keys. Is there a way to find the other one that exists ...
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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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keyless entry, when keys are inside car

So I tend to take naps in my car when I'm on college campus. My car is a 2019 Honda Insight which operates on keyless entry. So if my keys are inside my car, can somebody still unlock my car when they ...
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ALL car keys have stopped working

I have a 10 year old Lexus RX400 which was working perfectly yesterday however today I can't unlock it. I've tried all 3 keys and none of them will work. The red light on the key flashes when I ...
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On what frequency range do keyless entry fobs transmit?

In other words, if I wanted to create a receiver that would detect a nearby fob, what would I need to listen for? Is it within the Bluetooth range of 2.402 GHz to 2.480 GHz range?
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Car remote starters on push to start cars

I have a few questions about installing remote starter kits and other aftermarket alarm systems on cars that are push to start(Smart key fob no keys). If the car doesn't start unless you have the key ...
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2015 VW Passat TSI keyless start doesn't work. Is there a way to reprogram / reset the key myself?

I have changed the remote battery (brand new Sony CR2032, my meter shows a voltage of 3.2V on the battery, so I know it has full charge). The door lock/unlock, and trunk unlock buttons WORK on the ...
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How to upgrade my manual central locking system of my Hyundai i20 magna to remote locking system?

My i20 comes with manual lock and central locking system as well. I want to upgrade the system to remote key locking which would be a major assist in helping my car securely lock from distance. Is ...
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Why don’t my non-driver door locks unlock?

I have a 2005 Mazda 3 (SP 2.3) with roughly 133,000 miles on it. For a couple of years now, my non-driver door locks have not unlocked properly. The problem is when I use my keyless entry to unlock ...
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2000 Buick Regal GS Key fob Half Paired

I drive a 2000 Buick Regal, and all of a sudden both key fobs I had paired stopped working. I have tried going through the pairing procedure again, but it never works. While pairing, after holding ...
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Do keyless entry outside buttons work if key is inside?

Suppose a car that is started is parked and locked, with the keys inside the car with the driver. Should someone be able to unlock the car by using the outside buttons on the door? When I try to do so ...
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Volvo V60 key needs new battery, will it 'forget' the car?

My Volvo V60 (2010/11) key needs a new battery. It's an electronic key for keyless entry. Technically I think it's a 'personal car communicator' (PCC). A local locksmith can replace the battery but ...
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Keyless Entry System Nissan Versa Sedan 2014

I'm looking into buying a keyless entry system for my car which doesn't have one. I have seen videos on how to install them and stuff but not sure if they are compatible although they are labeled "...
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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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"No key" flashes on dash board with key inside car

My Honda City model 2016 has a push button keyless starter and while the engine is running, it flashes "no Key" on the dashboard when the passenger side door is open. Why?
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Is the problem with individual locks or the remote entry locking system?

I have a friend who has a 2000 Mazda 323 who has been experiencing some problems with his door locks. It started out that when using the keyless entry remote one of the locks wouldn't lock. Then the ...
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Sporadic keyless entry (2013 Altima)

A few months ago, the keyless entry on my Altima became sporadic in reliability, and sometimes once I got in, the screen would give a "Key ID incorrect" error. I can get the fob to work if I hold it ...
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Cant get my Camry to accept the new FOB

I have a 2006 Toyota Camry. I have a new FOB and have followed all the steps to go into programming mode no problem but at the very end the locks cycle through twice showing that the FOB hasn't been ...
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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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Where is the part of the car that senses the i-key?

My car is maxima 2014. Where is the part that receives the signals from the intelligent key?
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Volvo S80 (2008) Ignition - Car Not Starting

Ignition port for key fob, insert key, press brake, press start button and nothing. It worked just a few hours before. Flip key fob and no difference. Tried different key fob this morning and no ...
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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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Is there a reason keyless ignition cars do not shut off when it can no longer detect the keyfob?

There's been some security-related questions being asked here and on sister sites concerning keyless ignition automobiles and how to defend against some security risks. This brings up a related ...
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Ford Focus MK3 disable key free entry

I'm driving a German ford focus MK3 titanium with key free entry. But I read a article about a security issue with this function. Can someone explain me how to disable it without losing Keyfree ...
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Motor has been serviced in time and a day later the car won't start [closed]

2005 Citroen C4, 1400cc petrol model. After I changed my key FOB's battery, car was running fine. A day later I unlock the car by using the FOB and then try to start the engine. It turns over fine ...
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Does the Toyota Prius stop if driven off without the key inside?

I have a 2006 Toyota Prius and I am worried that someone could amplify the signal of my contact-less key to unlock, start it and then drive it off. Does the Prius stall if the car is driven away and ...
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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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