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Compu start remote does not work after car battery died

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The remote needs to be reprogrammed.

Stand close to the car with the engine switched off and all doors locked up.
Hold down the open and close buttons on the remote fob for 10 minutes
After then press the open and close key simultaneously for 5 seconds.

That should do the trick.

Good luck.

Posted on Apr 28, 2010


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