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Battery went dead replaced battery now key fob does not work

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First, look around the battery area and make sure you didn't forget to connect a wire (usually a red or black/ground); sometimes they manage to fall down near the frame or block and are not hard to miss when reconnecting wires; then, if all wires are connected, contact a representative at a local auto parts dealer and ask if it would be safe to unplug the computer and reconnect it. This should be okay, as long as the engine is off. Then, start the van and see if the fob works (if inside of van is accessible).

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Posted on Jul 15, 2010

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