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Few days back, My remote locking system stopped working. Thinking that battery must have expired, i have replaced the battery (same brand & number as earlier) in my remote key chain. It blinked for some time but still its' not working. When i press my remote, it doesn't do anything. Please help ! Thank You !

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  • navdeep_shar Dec 09, 2009

    Not working, i'll give it a shot with another expert

  • navdeep_shar Dec 09, 2009

    If i find the code, how to enter that again...



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I believe you will need to take it back to either the dealer or if installed elsewhere to that point and have it reprogrammed ..this is a common issue of many many remote users and it is done but i am not sure if a charge is incurred from this is an anti theft deterrent as well the code was lost during the removal of the battery and re-installation
{{{ However }}} if you have a owners Manuel or if installed elsewhere check the owners guide and see if the code was not written down 1st before taking it to the dealer ...if this fails you will need to have it reprogrammed .......good luck and hopefully it was written down

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    Duane Morse Dec 09, 2009

    there should be a series of tiny buttons within it if i remember correctly can you find out the make of the remote it stamped on the remote itself or do you have any brochure / guarantee that came separately from the vehicle?

    {{{{ please note is there a 1-800 # on the back of the remote itself as well as a serial # }}}

    there should be one listed please check


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1Gather all remotes for the vehicle on hand. You only need one remote to get into program mode but all remotes must be programmed during the same session. The car will "forget" previous remotes everytime it is reprogrammed.

  • 2Sit in the car with all doors/trunk tightly closed.
  • 3Turn the key to the ON position, marked by “II” on the ignition bezel so the dash lights come on.
  • 4Listen for a quiet click, and then within 5 seconds press the “Lock” button on the remote for 1 second.
  • 5Turn the key to the OFF position, marked by “I” on the ignition bezel so the dash lights go off. If you hear a quiet click in the dashboard after turning switch to "I" then the entire process must be restarted.
  • 6Repeat three more times (for a total of 4 times).
  • 7Upon the 4th turning of the key to “ON”, press the lock button on one remote, the locks will make a cycling sound (clunk), locks will NOT lock or unlock at this point, they will just make a noise. The system is now in programming mode. Do not turn key off.
  • 8Within 5 seconds of entering programming mode and within 5 seconds of each other, press the lock button ON EACH remote you are programming, for a second or so and release. Each time a remote button is pushed, the locks should cycle. Up to 3 remotes can be programmed.
  • 9Turn ignition completely off and remove the key.
  • 10Step out of car and close door. The remotes should be programmed and work. If you have a trunk/hatch release, the button for this feature needs to be held for a few seconds before the trunk/hatch will “pop”. var wh_custom_channel = '4065666674+7733764704+1640266093+9911500640+6529619144+7416705818+8388126455+8941458308+0371618899+7122150828'; google_protectAndRun("render_ads.js::google_render_ad", google_handleError, google_render_ad);
    Try this, if it doesnt work you may have to replace the remote.
  • Posted on Dec 09, 2009

    • Ernset ( Skip ) Bouvette

      There is a possibility the remote is broken. I gave you manufactures step by step procedure. Just because it didnt work doesnt mean I should get a low grade.

      Your suppose to rate based on the quality of the answer. When we get enough low rating from people that dont respect the answers given then we move on . I mean we quit because low rating affect the question we get.

      W cant fix everything and .. All we can do is give advise.



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