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Ignition key security button only locks and unlocks car when you are standing right next to the door. Changed batt. but no difference. Is there an internal antenna that may have fallen off?

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You need to reprogram the key, or keyless entry receiver

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power door lock solenoid may need replacement

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Hello Haq!
Could it be the key just needs re-coding? maybe you are worrying to much as £177 would be about right as that would need coding etc., Try phoning your local Merc dealer or take the key and V5 to them for coding (Hopefully)
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SOURCE: c240 mercedes key wont turn seems locked

I have a 2001 C240 with the same issue. I removed the positive battery cable from the battery and kept it off for 30 seconds then replaced it. Everything was reset and the key worked.

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SOURCE: i have changed the battery

Try this re-sync procedure, it is slightly different from the one in the manual...
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Synchronization of Transmitter keys:
In order to synchronize the transmitter keys, please perfom the following steps:
- Insert the transmitter into the ignition lock
- Test to see if the transmiter key has been recognized as valid (ATA status indicator lamp)
- Remove the transmitter key from ignition lock
- then within 1 minute. Press and hold the open button and at the same time press the "close all" button five (5) times. Lastly, press one of the desired buttons as necessary.
Only after the completed sunchronization process is the remote function of the transmitter possible.

Additionaly, it may be necessary to resynchronize a transmitter key if the transmitter battery has been replaced.
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Hope this helps.

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I tried to program a new fob for a 1999 Altima. And nothing worked





1.   Close and lock all doors with the driver’s side power lock/unlock switch.

2.   Insert key into ignition and remove it from the ignition key cylinder at least six times within 10 seconds. Your Hazard Lamps will flash if you have performed this step successfully. NOTE: Withdraw key completely from ignition cylinder each time. If this procedure is performed too fast, system will not enter programming mode.

3.   Insert key into the ignition cylinder and turn to the ACC position.

4.   Within 5 seconds, push ANY button on the remote transmitter. Your Hazard Lamps should flash. NOTE: Do not press the button more than one time in the above step. If the button is pressed more than one time, the programming procedure will not be successful.

5.   If there are any remaining transmitters (including the old ones), unlock then lock all doors using the driver’s side power lock/unlock switch and within 5 seconds, push ANY button on the next remote. Your Hazard Lamps should flash. Repeat this step for each transmitter (including any existing transmitters).

6.   Turn the key to the OFF position, remove keys from the ignition, unlock doors using the driver’s side power lock/unlock switch and open the driver side door.




Make sure you have the right fob for your car.

Nov 15, 2016 | 1999 Nissan Altima

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Cannot turn ignition security light is on


If you have a FOB, and while you're outside the vehicle, try pressing the LOCK button twice. Once to lock the doors...twice to lock doors and arm alarm. Then press the UNLOCK button. If that doesn't work, possible try a different key? If THAT doesn't work, it's possible you might need a new ignition switch. However, before you run out and buy a new ignition switch, double check with your local GM dealership...explain your scenario to them...quite possible to get a different answer than I've given you. And if they're right and I'm wrong...great...at least you got your Yukon fixed!
Good luck
Jason

Jun 30, 2014 | 2002 GMC Yukon XL

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Mercedes c class 2001 elegance, key fob not working everytime its pressed. I have had the batteries checked and they are still working fine, any advice as to what is causing this?


Most likely needs to be re matched to the car.

Two bits of info off the net for you

C CLASS (1993-1997), E CLASS (1995-1997), SLK (1996-)
Procedure
1. Point the remote control at the receiver - this should be located in the driver's door handle or next to the boot lock button.
2. Press the lock/unlock button.
3. Within 30 seconds manually lock or unlock the vehicle using the passenger's door lock or the boot lock.
Alternative method
Procedure
1. Point the remote control at the receiver - this should be located in the driver's door handle or next to the boot lock button.
2. Press the lock/unlock button.
3. Within 30 seconds, switch the ignition ON.
Alternative method
Procedure
1. Point the remote control at the receiver - this should be located in the driver's door handle or next to the boot lock button.
2. Press the lock/unlock button.
3. Within 30 seconds, turn the ignition switch to position II.


and

1. Place key in ignition lock and turn to position 2 [all ignition lights on]
2: Turn key to off position and remove from ignition.
3. Within 10 seconds:
3a: press the Close [Lock] button and hold it down
3b: while the Close button is still depressed simultaneously press the Open [Unlock] button. Press and release the Open button 5 times [still holding the Close button down]
3c: Release both the Close and the Open buttons at the same time, and immediately push any of the two Open buttons once [i.e. either the Open doors or the Open Tailgate]

This information is for the resetting of a previously synchronised key to match the security system after batteries have been removed or replaced. This information does not work with new keys which it seems must be taken to a person with a key synchronisation device [or a super-ripoff-expensive MB dealer]

hope this helps

Aug 13, 2011 | 2002 Jaguar X-Type

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My key fob lost it's sync. The battery is good, just trying to find out how to reset it. 2003 Suburban. Thanks


Hello: Shut doors, with key OUT of ignition, stand next to the truck, hold down on the lock and unlock button until the door locks lock and unlock. If unit was out of sync that will re-sync it. If that don.t work try reprogramming the key fob, you may have to go to the dealer to do that.

Feb 24, 2011 | Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Cars & Trucks

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Remote got wet in salt water. Had battery changed


Programming
When
Key added or replaced. System malfunction.
How
Driver's door open and key removed from ignition switch. Insert key into ignition switch, then remove it. Within 5 seconds: Insert key into ignition switch, then remove it. Within 40 seconds: Close and open driver's door twice. Insert key into ignition switch, then remove it. Within 40 seconds: Close and open driver's door twice. Insert key into ignition switch. Close driver's door. Switch ignition ON and OFF once to program a new key code whilst retaining the original codes or twice to program a new key code whilst erasing the original codes. Remove key. System should now lock and unlock vehicle, once or twice depending which mode has been selected. Carry out the following button procedure within 40 seconds: Press key lock or unlock button once. Within 3 seconds: Press same key lock or unlock button once. System should now lock and unlock vehicle.
NOTE: If system locks and unlocks vehicle twice, programming procedure has not been completed. Repeat button procedure.
If required repeat button procedure to program remaining keys.
NOTE: To exit programming mode: Open driver's door. NOTE: A maximum of 4 keys can be programmed

This will work providing printed circuit is not damaged in remote

Jul 20, 2010 | 2004 Toyota Camry

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How do you re-program the security code on a 2007


FORD KEY PADS
  • Enter permanent factory code
  • Press the 1/2 button within 5 seconds to enter programming mode
  • Within 5 seconds enter new code, doors will lock, unlock to verify code, this erases previous codes remotes will also need to be programmed. (MAYBE)
KEY PADS/REMOTES
  • Insert key, turn ignition off-to- on eight times in succession, ending with key in on position doors will lock, unlock to verify in programming mode
  • Press any button on new remote, doors will lock, unlock to verify
  • Do the previous step with the second remote, doors will lock unlock to verify.
  • Turn ignition off. Doors will again lock, unlock to verify.
NOTE-Some vehicles use 5 turns of the key instead of 8

Jun 05, 2010 | 2007 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

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How to program the orginal remote camry key2003


I found this on the internet try it it MAY work.

Start with the key out of the ignition. Open the driver door (all other doors are closed). Driver door is unlocked (other doors don’t matter).


Perform these steps within 5 seconds
Insert the key into the ignition (don’t turn it)
Insert the key into the ignition (don’t turn it)


Perform these steps within 40 seconds
Close, then open the drivers door.
Close, then open the drivers door.
Insert the key into the ignition (don’t turn it) and pull it out.


Perform these steps within 40 seconds
Close, then open the drivers door.
Close, then open the drivers door.
Insert the key into the ignition and leave in the ignition.
Close the drivers door
Turn the ignition to ON (as far as you can go without cranking the engine), then back to off .
Remove the key from the ignition.


Within 3 seconds, the power door locks should lock then unlock automatically indicating successful entry into programming mode. Return to step 1 if the locks do not cycle at this point.


Perform these steps within 40 seconds
Press the lock and unlock buttons on the transmitter simultaneously for 1.5 seconds
Immediately after letting go of the lock and unlock buttons, press the lock button by itself and hold for 2 seconds. Within 3 seconds, the door locks should lock then unlock once indicating successful programming. If the door locks cycle twice, repeat steps 6a and 6b as the remote was not accepted.


Open drivers door

Dec 18, 2009 | 2003 Toyota Camry

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How do i reprogram my02 ford focus remote locking key fob please.


get in your car close door hit the unlock button then put key in the ignition cycle the key from off to on (STOP BEFORE START POSITION) cycle key off to on 7 times after the 7th trime the doors should lock the unlock automatically that means u are in trainning mode hit the unlock button on key fob. the key fob should now work if it doesn't then try changing batt

Nov 27, 2008 | 2001 Ford Focus

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