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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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2017 Ford Fiesta manually turning ignition switch

My 2017 Fiesta's ignition lock cylinder has gone bad. I am currently trying to avoid this problem by disengaging the ignition switch from the lock cylinder and manually turning the ignition with a ...
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JVitz newshape 2SZ 2005 model smart key

I have Toyota Vitz 2SZ new shape 2005 model smart key..I need to change lock set (computer box, ECU ignition & the key)..my lock set does not work after ignition switch wires touched and burn ECU.....
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Locking car with key fob

I have a Lexus is250. I lock my car once and after few seconds after it unlocks. Any reason why it’s doing this?
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How to activate key-fob with new battery, Nissan Murano

The original key-fob battery died for my 2011 Nissan Murano , the second fob works fine. I got new battery ( Rayovac 2032 lithium). Put it in - no action. Read the manual ; The fob battery ...
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Can window tint affect smart entry?

Can window tinting process affect the smart entry feature of a car ? Smart entry allows one to lock/unlock the door without taking the key fob from the pocket. Typically, If i have the key fob in my ...
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Why won't Honda duplicate my key?

One of my 2013 Honda Fit keys broke in half so I went to the local dealer to get a new one. They told me I had to bring in all the keys to be reprogrammed because if they programmed just one new key ...
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Ford Focus lost chip key

I lost my key to my Ford Focus but only the chip key I still have a copy that unlocks it and gives my dash power just no ignition Can a locksmith make an ignition chip key?
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How does a smart key system know where the key is?

Many recent cars have a smart key system, where you never have to take the key out of your pocket. You enter the car by touching the door handle, which triggers the car to ping the key, and if the key ...
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Concerns for keyless entry cars

I just bought a new Honda Civic this past weekend. It has Smart Entry. However, I may have made a mistake. They could only find 1 key for the car. They said they would find my key after the "...
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Car key got wet and is broken how do i start my car

My car key for my Toyota Camry was accidentally put through the washing machine and now no longer works. How can I fix this?
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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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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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Ford Focus change ignition pat system chip

I lost my key to my 2000 ford focus but don't want to pay for another key. I have a friend that will sell me the ignition key for real cheap. I was wondering, can I cut the wire an the with the black ...
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BMW E91 - remote key won't open doors

The remote key fob won't open the doors by pressing any keys on it. I can, however, lock and unlock all of the doors by turning the integrated key inside the driver's door. So the central locking ...
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How do I reprogram my original Mercedes smart key

I have a 2003 MB c320 with the original key. The key is able to start the car perfectly fine, but when it comes to using the remote buttons, nothing works. When I try pressing the lock, unlock or ...
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Toyota Premio SMART Key

I have lost my Toyota Premio Smart Key, how do I get a replacement? Is there anything I should do to prevent the old key from being used if it was stolen? Thanks in advance
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I lost one of my Toyota axio 2015 smart keys. How can I create a duplicate using the other key?

How can I create a duplicate using the other key?
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Honda FIT 2011 Smart Key

I am new to this forum and this is my first post. I came searching for Honda fit answers and now i am here in the forum seeking for FIT owners help or suggestions. I bought a Honda FIT 2011 as a ...
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How to program spare key for Toyota Premio 260

I have a Toyota Premio 260 model vehicle, anybody please help me to pair my extra smart key to my vehicle. your help highly appreciated.
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Spare smart key for mercedes

I need a second (spare) smart key for my 2005 Mercedes A Class. Short of going through a Mercedes dealer is there a relatively cheap way of acquiring one?
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Two Mercedes Electronic Keys - One Works As a Remote - One Works to Start The Car - How Can These Be Combined?

I just bought a 2005 Mercedes C230 and I have two Mercedes electronic keys - one works as a remote - one works to start the car - how can these be combined/programmed so they are both fully functional?...
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Is there a general procedure for retrofitting "smart key" cars with real keys? [closed]

With all the cost, trouble, loss-of-use, and inability to shut the vehicle off if electronics fail associated with "smart" keys, if I ever get a car that needs one I think I'd want to adapt it to ...
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