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Old 06-11-2014, 11:11 PM   #1
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Key fob dead

All of the sudden today my key fob went dead. No warning that it was slowly dying or anything. The key still works to turn the car on and open the door. Is there a internal battery? C123 or something?


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Old 06-11-2014, 11:17 PM   #2
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SE right? Just stick something flat in that slot in the back and rotate to pop it open. CR2032.



EDIT: I actually had this happen before to me. My FOB went dead, but when I got home, I used my other FOB to lock/unlock the doors, and after that my original FOB worked fine again.
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Old 06-14-2014, 10:09 PM   #3
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Replaced with the 2032 series battery and still doesn't work. Gotta find my spare but might have to call and have this adressed under warranty.
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mine dies randomly all the time... I usually manually unlock it, put the key into the ignition and turn it too acc then take it back out.. It usually works fine after that.
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Old 06-15-2014, 12:01 AM   #5
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mine dies randomly all the time... I usually manually unlock it, put the key into the ignition and turn it too acc then take it back out.. It usually works fine after that.
Thanks, I'll give that a try next. Tired of having to manually lock/unlock.
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Thanks, I'll give that a try next. Tired of having to manually lock/unlock.
when you put it in the ignition hit lock and unlock a few times too. Mine seriously does this all the time idk why it does it.
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None of those methods worked. Gonna have to get ahold of service at local dealer tomorrow.
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Thanks for the informative link. I need to try and locate my spare key. If not it'll be off to the dealer for that software update.

Edit*-found my spare key and sure enough using that followed by my regular set worked! Thank you so much. I'm still planning on getting the update as this past dealership has been pretty good to me.
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