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My key suddenly will not unlock my driver's door on my 2004 Rendezvous! I do not have a keyless entry system on this vehicle, and there is only one key entry on the entire vehicle on the driver's door. This has never happened before, and the key was working fine three days ago. The vehicle has not been driven since then.

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Hi, this might be stupid of me, but, if you have disconected the car battery, it may need reseting of the alarm system imobilizer or the battery in the key is dead (the key has a small battery to send a signal to the (imobilizer, door locks and alarm), if the battery is dead, needs replacing and reseting of the car electrical system. change battery in the key or fob first note polarity wich way the battery fits + - then take the ((negative feed off the car battery and dag (put the negative on and off ) it a few times until the alarm sounds) you will need to be quick to keep a connection or you will need to do this again. hope this has helped gerry

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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  • Fr. Barnabas Powell Sep 07, 2010

    Thanks Gerry. The difficulty is I don't know if the battery is dead and I can't see a way to change a battery in the key itself. There may be an electrical problem since I can't believe that both batteries in both keys would go out at the same time. I'll keep trying.

  • gerald white Sep 08, 2010

    hi, it may be that you don't have a battery in your key, but, you can open the door by turning the key in the lock to gain access to charge the car battery. the other problems are if car battery need replacing, or fuses for alarm, imobilization, door locks (all these electrical systems can go wrong), but, all cars are the same. have you got a frend to help you sort out wheather it is the car battery or not. i will try to resolve you problem. gerry

  • Fr. Barnabas Powell Sep 08, 2010

    Actually, this is my problem. The key will not turn in the door, both the main key and the spare key.

  • gerald white Sep 08, 2010

    hi, this is strange all key for that vehicle will open the door DRIVER SIDE ONLY. the lock must be jamed. try using penitrating oil to free the lock. gerry

  • Devoni Danos Oct 24, 2012

    Did you find out what to do? My 05 Rendezvous same issue!

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