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Old 04-07-2007, 01:11 PM   #1
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can you increase the range of the remote control??


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Old 04-09-2007, 11:53 AM   #2
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You've got a 2001 model I see, have you changed the batteries in your fob? (at least I think that's what you mean by remote- the little thingy on your keychain that unlocks doors, pops the hatch, ect?) I have an 02 ZX3 and mine unlocks the doors at a range of about 5 or 6 feet, if yours is less than that, ask your local dealer to change the battery in that fob.
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try this, its wierd but works! Hold your remote keyfob against your forehead and press the buttons. On my focus I can walk further than twice the distance of the longest working range from the car and the remote still works!
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If you don't want to look quite as weird, putting the Keyfob against your chin works as well. It basically uses your skull as a bigger antenna.
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i know that, mine works from about like 15 feet, maybe you can increase the antenna on the receiver in the car?? (not the radio antenna lol) or nobody knows.??????
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