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I have to press down hard on my Key FOB to get it to work.... battery is good, what can I do to fix this?

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CHECK THE BATTERY HOLD DOWN IT'S PROBABLY BROKEN AWAY FROM THE CIRCUIT BOARD. BEING VERY CAREFUL, YOU CAN TRY TO SOLDER THE HOLD DOWN BACK ON THE CIRCUIT BOARD.

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You can adjust the key switch first. its on the lower part of the stearing coloum, reach on top you will find 2 5/16 screws loosen them so you can slide the switch upword about 1/8 of a inch each time. try to crank the engine slide the swith up 1/8 and try it again. when it cranks tighten the 2 5/16 screws and your done.

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I had the same problem with my remotes. I ordered new replacement button pads for my remotes and it fixed the problem. They are very inexpensive and can be purchased for $9.95 each at www.carandtruckremotes.com

PS My husband was completely sceptical about the fix that I came up with and is now saying mea culpas when we received them and they worked.

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