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I had my 1997 silverado smogged and now the key fob does not work. is there a shut off switch or reset button?

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There is no shutoff switch or reset button. The first place to look is the key fob itsself. If you know the battery is good, then check the solder connections on the battery clip. These often break, and render the FOB useless until it's re-soldered. Next, clean the contacts where the buttons press against and the back of the button pad with alcohol. This gets any deposits off. If it still doesn't work, you may have to reprogram the key fob. The instructions can be found in your owners' manual.

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