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Keyless remote only works when very close to vehicle and after repeatedly pushing the button, have replaced the remote batteries with no improvement- any help appreciated

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First thing to do is to clean the contacts on the switches. Take the remote apart, and use alcohol on a rag, and rub the copper contact points on the circuit board with it, and also do the same for the backs of the rubber buttons. While you're in there, check the solder joints on the battery holder, as these like to crack and give you a bad connection. If none of these work, you may just have a transmitter that's getting weak, and should replace it. You'll find that there are places such as Ebay where you can find new or refurbished ones for much less than you can find at a dealer.

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Driver Information Center Buttons

This information is in your Owners Manual in the
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1. Insert Key and turn to ON position so you can access Driver Information Center

2. Press the vehicle information button until
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4. Press and hold the lock and unlock buttons on the first keyless remote at the same
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5. To program additional remotes at this time repeat step 3.
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6. To exit programming mode turn key off and remove key.
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Use this Procedure for Vehicles without
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To access this display, the vehicle must be in Park (P) with key in the on position (as far
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1. Press the trip odometer reset stem until RELEARN REMOTE KEY displays.
2. Press and hold the trip odometer reset stem for three seconds.
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3. Press and hold the lock and unlock buttons on the first keyless remote at the same
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4. To program additional remotes at this time repeat step 3.
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5. To exit programming mode turn key off and remove key.
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SECTION 501-14: Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems 2003 Town Car Workshop Manual
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1. Insert Key and turn to ON position so you can access Driver Information Center

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