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Pad is just about 2 years old and stopped working this weekend. When I say "doesn't work", it lights up when you touch the keys, but I can't get it to lock/unlock the doors. Thank God I was at home with my spare key; I always lock my keys in it. Lights on indicates that the battery is working on these things should last at least 10 years is my guess. I do use it heavily (2-3 times a day). I have the manual that came with it and thought about doing a re-program. Anyone?
 

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No experience with those, but I was going to vote battery myself. My key FOB battery is dying (my car has been warning me [:)]), making IA hard to use, but the buttons still work when I press them. I wouldn't assume the lights being on are a good indication of a fully-charged battery.
 

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Its the battery...as I read through the instructions it talked about it giving you a warning that the battery was getting low..an extra lock..well..its been doing that for a while. Will get dealer to change out next time i'm in for service. That really stinks that it didn't even last 2 years..maybe I can hope that they replace as a warranty but I doubt it.
 

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Its the battery...as I read through the instructions it talked about it giving you a warning that the battery was getting low..an extra lock..well..its been doing that for a while. Will get dealer to change out next time i'm in for service. That really stinks that it didn't even last 2 years..maybe I can hope that they replace as a warranty but I doubt it.
What really sucks is that the battery is not replaceable because it is a sealed unit. $85 in the trash.
 

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I remembered your original post mentioning "I do use it heavily", but looking back at the details I don't think 2-3 times per day is heavy use.

10 yrs. might be a little long to expect, but less than 2 yrs. is certainly short.
 

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I could have been sitting for God knows how long at the dealer when I bought my car. Oh well. I can't live without this @#$#@ thing.
 
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