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My keyless entry stopped working.

A few months ago, my fob stopped working. I thought it was a simple fix by replacing the battery. I was sitting in the drivers seat replacing the battery in the fob and put it back together. Pushed the lock button and it worked! I drove back to work right after this and it wasn't working again. A couple of weeks later, I went out of town. We stopped for a bite to eat and I thought, "What the heck, let me just try the fob." It worked!! Then, later that day, it stopped again. I have given up even trying anymore and think it may be the sensor itself. I have little knowledge about this type of stuff and don't want to spend a fortune if it can be an easy fix.

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    Marvin May 11, 2010

    The problem is most likely the anti-theft module is not cheap fix, because it is a Japanese car look to spend 4 or 5 times as much for the part as a typical american car.

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Disassemble the FOB and clean board with electric degreaser like ZEP I.D. red. Make sure the rubber pads are directly over the contacts before re-assemble.

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