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Volvo V60 key needs new battery, will it 'forget' the car?

In most cars it's not the key remembering the car, but the car remembering the key. Your Volvo should be no different. Reading through your owners manual, it gives no warnings about taking this to the ...
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Where is the part of the car that senses the i-key?

Your BCM receives the signal Nissan uses what is called a BCM or body control module. The BCM on your car controls the following Security (key fob synchronization, door locks) Turn signals Wipers ...
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Where is the part of the car that senses the i-key?

For the remote entry receiver see number 11 in the diagram below. The interior key antenna is located under the center console number 13 and inputs to the body control module seen in number 1 of the ...
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What is the funny looking thing attached to my new mazda3 key fob?

That is a dealer ID tag. The salesman and managers use it to check keys in and out. They should have taken it off of the key before they handed it to you. If you don't want it, just take it off and ...
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what happens when you hit engine button on a keyless ignition?

I rented a ford mustang, while reaching to adjust the a/c controls while driving on the interstate my finger accidentally hit the stop start button and at 70 mph the engine immediately shut down. The ...
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my car's keyless remote fob only works when outside of the pcb housing

If that happened to me, I would double check the battery for voltage when pressing the FOB buttons, and I would also check the battery contacts for possible corrosion. It sounds like the plastic FOB ...
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On what frequency range do keyless entry fobs transmit?

Automotive keyless entry systems typically operate at either 315MHz or 433MHz. If you use an RTL-SDR you can pickup the signals. There are also aftermarket antennas specifically tuned to pickup these ...
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Does the Toyota Prius stop if driven off without the key inside?

It just happened with our company-owned 2011 Prius. We had two drivers (one a trainee) in the vehicle, when a long-distance job came in. The second driver got dropped off at the office, while the ...
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Remote Key Fob working only inside the car (close to receiver)

Just solved my problem with weak key fob range… As seen on another forum, that was my FM transmitter/received used to listen to my iPhone on an FM frequency… That was that transmitter/receiver that ...
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Sporadic keyless entry (2013 Altima)

It seems obvious you are having some frequency interference. According to the Auto Service Professional website's article on Interference for keyless entry, "Some aftermarket devices can cause ...
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Why don’t my non-driver door locks unlock?

Sounds like we can assume the problem as follows: The unlock signal, whether it comes from the fob or the door switch, is failing to complete the circuit somewhere between the unlock module, and the ...
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keyless entry, when keys are inside car

My "fleet" consists of a pair of 2013 Rav4EVs with keyless "ignition" that also has the touch sensor on the door handles. When my wife arrived this evening, I had her lock the doors with the vehicle ...
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If my Infinity/Nissan car key fob can unlock and lock the door but not start ignition

The prox, keyless entry and transponder on button are all different circuits inside the key. So you cant fully rule out the key just yet. It could still be half damaged. The first thing I would do ...
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Stranger's remote has the ability to unlock my car

Its not possible to reprogram the keyless code on your key but it IS possible with a mb tool to have all the keys disabled except the key your using or if you really wanted you could get a new unused ...
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Can I get a keyless entry fob for my 2015 Silverado?

TL;DR No, the absence of keyless access codes does not necessarily mean you can't program a fob. After receiving no answers, I decided to take the plunge. Rather than take it to a locksmith, I bought ...
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How does a dead keyfob start a car?

These systems use a transponder chip which can be interrogated by the vehicle's security system. The vehicle sends out an RF signal, which energizes the fob's transponder, which in turn transmits the ...
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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 do need get an extra actuator. I took the actuator (part #25 on the diagram) out from inside the driver's door this morning and it turns out that the parts to make it functional are missing. In ...
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The key fob will unlock, but not lock the car doors

Double check to ensure all of the doors are closed, as well as the trunk (boot) and hood (bonnet) of the vehicle. Just one of these things being ajar or if the sensors for these are broken (won't ...
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How to replace the keyless unlock button?

I believe you can just change the switch. In what I've found, it's called Outside Door Handle Passive Entry Switch. The outside door handles either have the hole or not, but don't come with the switch....
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is it possible to get a remote for 99 ml430 mercedes

Its not that it can't be done, the problem with these are the aftermarket remotes never work at all. Even with refurbished originals sometimes the remote portion will not add correctly. This causes us ...
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Is it possible that a 1998 Porsche Boxster has wireless entry for the trunks but not for the doors?

Doesn't your key look like this: The 1 button should be the unlocking of the doors. This part from the manual is also interesting: I don't know how many cars actually had keyless entry in 1998, I ...
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Can a used Mercedes 2014 B200 fob be reprogrammed

The linked answer in the comments is incorrect. You can in fact unlock them, However it does not make sense to do it in most cases and rarely is it done for newer keys. Only specialists will do ...
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Driver-side power windows wont work, and car keeps unlocking itself

I'd start by checking the door wiring and control per the electrical manual. While your car is relatively new and this is usually an old car problem, it's possible that the wiring harness to the door ...
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How to upgrade my manual central locking system of my Hyundai i20 magna to remote locking system?

If the same car was also offered with remote central locking as an option then you may be able to purchase and fit the required parts to retrofit the feature. This would essentially give you the ...
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Do keyless entry outside buttons work if key is inside?

Not all cars do this. I have personal experience with a 2011 Dodge Journey which uses keyless entry. When I pull the handle with the keys on me, the door automatically unlocks and it opens. However, ...
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Cant get my Camry to accept the new FOB

This is what I found for your 06 Camry, I assume you should use the Add Mode. More detail on modes below After B step 5 see image 1 below After B step 7 see image 2 below After C step 2 see image ...
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Keyless Entry System Nissan Versa Sedan 2014

First off, you don't specify if your vehicle currently has power locks or not. If it does, you don't need a kit like you listed. Something equivalent to the Viper 211HV would be enough. Since you ...
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How can I deprogram the key fob of my Explorer?

Go through the same motions to program it for the 2001 as you did the 2006, but don't use it to program it. It's the vehicle which is actually programmed, not the fob. Once you go through the ...
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Is the problem with individual locks or the remote entry locking system?

While multiple lock actuator failures aren't unheard of, I'd suggest checking the wiring to the door switches first. Especially the portion that goes from the cabin to the door. Also older central ...
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Remote Key Fob working only inside the car (close to receiver)

After a long research I was pretty sure that the problem was the electric contacts: I tried conductive gel, then I tried to fold the metallic plates more than the previous state. Every try was working ...
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