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The keyless entry keyfobs (2) will not lock or unlock doors. Even after reprogramming the keyfobs as per owners manual they still don't work. After driving a short distance, I got out and tried to lock the doors--surprise it worked. When I returned to the car I was able to unlock the car. After getting home, I went back out to the car and again NEITHER keyfob would unlock the car. WHAT ISTHE PROBLEM?

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Here's a link to program your fobs,need to do both at the same time. 2008 Subaru Forester Key Fob Remote Programming Instructions

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SOURCE: Remote entry keyfob control doesn't

If the fob doesn't work with new batteries, then replacement is your only option, so, I believe this is the best way to proceed.

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

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SOURCE: can't find button under dash to reset/reprogram keyless entry

check this out - its not like the previous link - the button actually floats around with the wiring.

http://www.rs25.com/forums/showthread.php?s=8876327367f08262d9b387a75d9b5919&t=41265&page=2

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Reprogram a keyless entry remote

Hello
this is how to program the remotes/keyless entry

How

  • Obtain all remote transmitters
  • enter the 5 digit permanent code into the keyless entry pad on the drivers door
  • Press the 1-2 switch on the keyless entry pad
  • Within 5 seconds
  • Press any button on the first remote transmitter
  • The doors should open then lock
  • Within 5 seconds
  • press any button on the second & third remote
  • within 5 seconds for each remote
  • to exit programming
  • simultanionusly press 7-8 & 9-0 switchs on the key pad or wait more then 7.5 seconds
NOTE
The 5 digit permanent code is located in one of the following places
  1. On the owners warranty card
  2. On the label on the inside the trunk/ boot
  3. On the owners code card
  4. On the centrel locking control module located in the drivers door
  5. In the PCM ford can get this for about $25.00
I hope this help
Regards Paul
www.limotec.co.uk

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 subaru impreza WRX unlocking doors with key

usually after opening the door you can deactivate the alarm by pushing th unlock button or simply insert keyy in ignition and turn it on.

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

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SOURCE: porsche boxster 1999 model keyfob not working.

i presume little led in fob flashes when button pressed. Key needs to be initialised. Put key in door lock or ignition barrel and press unlock button watching led on dash, this should flash. remove key from lock, remote should now work

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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2003 crown vic keyfob only works with ignition in run position .keyless entry and door locks work fine.even tried new keyfob.no change


The keyless entry system consists of the following components:
  • driver door module (DDM)
  • keyless entry transmitter
  • keyless entry keypad
The driver door module (DDM) receives inputs from the digital transmission range (TR) sensor, ignition switch, brake switch, window/door lock switches, lighting control module (LCM), keyless entry keypad switch and remote transmitter. The DDM outputs consists of keyless entry keypad switch illumination, power door lock actuators, luggage compartment release solenoid, horn relay, and lighting control module (LCM).
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Did you program the new key fob ?

Remote Transmitter Programming NOTE: All remote transmitters are programmable and must be set at the same time.
  1. Turn the key from OFF to RUN four times within three seconds, ending in RUN. The locks will then lock and unlock, confirming program mode has been entered.
  1. Press any button on each remote transmitter to be programmed. The doors will lock and unlock to confirm that each remote transmitter has been programmed.
  1. If additonal remote transmitters are to be programmed, repeat Step 3 within 7.5 seconds or steps 2 and 3 if more than 7.5 seconds have elapsed.
  1. To exit program mode, turn the ignition to START or wait 7.5 seconds.
  1. NOTE: Failure to wait at least 20 seconds will cause programming failures. Wait at least 20 seconds after turning the key to OFF or after the last remote transmitter has been programmed to activate a remote transmitter for testing or verification

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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT. Driver door is stuck locked. The lock moves but the door will not open. The passenger door lock works fine


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Panic switch


The alarm is armed if keyfob is used. So you must use the fob to disarm alarm first. So someone can not unlock and open door without keyfob or alarm will be set off.

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Where do I find the keyless entry code for my 1999 Mercury Mountaineer? Then when I use the remote to unlock or lock the Mountaineer, the locks will pop up or the horn will blow or all four locks will...


TRY THIS REPROGRAMMING PROCEDURE. SWITCH THE IGNITION OFF TO ON 8 TIMES WITHIN 10 SECONDS. DOORS SHOULD LOCK THEN UNLOCK. PRESS ANY BUTTON ON THE FIRST REMOTE TRANSMITTER. DOORS SHOULD LOCK THEN UNLOCK. IF YOU HAVE ANOTHER CAR REMOTE REPROGRAM IT THE SAME WAY. WHEN DONE SWITCH IGNITION SWITCH OFF.

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I have a 96 ford conversion van with a 600 plus addon keyless system and need to program new keyless remots , need to know how to get system in program mode.


Hi.

To program ( or reprogram ) a keyless entry remote transmitter into the remote keyless entry module, perform the following steps:

1. Turn the key to ON or ACC and short the two terminals of the program connector, a two-pin connector located below the driver's side of the instrument panel at the base of the steering column. All doors should lock and then unlock.
2. Press any button on each keyless entry remote transmitter in turn. All doors should lock and then unlock. If the door locks do not respond, press the button again (up to three times maximum with the same keyless entry remote transmitter). If the door locks still fail to respond, go to Pinpoint Test A.
3. Repeat Step 2 to program additional keyless entry remote transmitters into the remote keyless entry module (up to four keyless entry remote transmitters maximum).
4. Turn key off.
5. Remove the short from the program connector. All doors should lock and then unlock.
6. Verify that the keyless entry remote transmitters have been successfully programmed by pressing the LOCK or UNLOCK button on each one, and observing that the system responds by locking and/or unlocking the doors.


I hope this helps you.

Thanks!

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Keyless remotes not working


Try reprogramming the remotes. Here are the instructions for the procedure. Hope it helps. Cobra!
Programming NOTE: All keyless entry remote transmitters (15K601) must be programmed at the same time.
NOTE: To program (or reprogram) the keyless entry remote transmitters into the RAP module, perform the following steps:
  1. Make sure that the anti-theft system is not armed or triggered.
  1. Turn the ignition switch (11572) from OFF to RUN eight times within ten seconds, ending in RUN. If the RAP module has successfully entered program mode, it will lock and then unlock all doors.
  1. Within 20 seconds, press any button on a keyless entry remote transmitter, and the doors will lock and then unlock to confirm that each keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed. Repeat this step for each transmitter.
  1. If the door locks do not respond for any keyless entry remote transmitter, wait several seconds and press the button again. If the door locks still fail to respond, refer to Inspection and Verification.
  1. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position, or wait up to 20 seconds after step 2, to exit program mode. If a keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed (or reprogrammed), the RAP module will lock and unlock all doors one last time to confirm.

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How do i reprogram electronic door locks


Programming Electronic Door Lock Control System NOTE: The electronic door lock control processor (14B001) erases all previous keyless entry remote transmitter (15K601) from memory when the keyless entry remote transmitters are programmed or reprogrammed. The electronic door lock control processor can store up to four keyless entry remote transmitters in memory.


  • To program (or reprogram) keyless entry remote transmitter into the electronic door lock control processor, perform the following steps:
  1. Turn ignition switch to the RUN position and momentarily short the two terminals of the program connector taped to the wire assembly and located behind the glove compartment. All doors should lock and then unlock. Remove shorting pin.
  1. Press any button on keyless entry remote transmitter. All doors should lock and then unlock to verify the keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed. If door locks do not respond, press button again (up to three times maximum with the same keyless entry remote transmitter).
  1. Repeat the above step to program additional keyless entry remote transmitters into the electronic door lock control processor (up to four keyless entry remote transmitters maximum).
  1. Turn ignition switch OFF. All doors should lock and then unlock.
  1. Check operation.

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How do i reprogram keyless entry codes


door pad keyless codes?

in owner manual, enter permanent code and then press "1" and enter personal code, then press "1" again. Then both codes will work.

If you don't have manual, go to Motorcraft.com and click on technical resources and click on your year owner manual.

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Each vehicle equipped with a keyless entry keypad is programmed with a five-digit entry code. This code is provided to the customer through a wallet card in the Owner Literature package. In addition, this code is available through a diagnostic tool and is also printed on the vehicle security module label. When entering codes each digit must be entered within five seconds of the previous button press.
Programming/Erasing Personal Code
A unique personal five-digit code can be programmed by following these steps:
  1. Enter the factory set five-digit code (the keypad will illuminate when pressed).
  1. Press 1/2 within five seconds of Step 1.
  1. Enter the unique five-digit code.
The personal code does not substitute for the permanent factory set code. Either code can be used to access the vehicle. In addition, if a second personal code is programmed, it will simply overwrite the previous personal code. To erase a personal code, carry out the following procedure:
  1. Enter factory set five-digit code.
  1. Press 1/2 within five seconds of Step 1.
  1. Press 7/8 and 9/0 at the same time within five seconds of Step 2.
The system will now only respond to the factory set code.
Anti-Scan Feature
To provide added security, the keyless entry pad is disabled for one minute after 35 button presses without a valid entry code being entered. The keypad will flash during this one-minute mode with all functionality disabled except for 7/8 and 9/0 still being allowed to lock the vehicle.
Anti-Scan will be turned off after any of the following events:
  • one minute of keypad inactivity
  • the keyless entry remote transmitter UNLOCK button is pressed
  • the ignition is turned to the ON position.
Unlocking the Doors with the Keyless Entry Keypad System
To unlock the driver door, enter either the factory set code or the personal code (each digit must be pressed within five seconds of the prior digit). The interior lamps will illuminate.
To unlock all doors, enter either the factory set code or the personal code (driver door unlocks) and press the 3/4 control within five seconds.
Locking the Doors with the Keyless Entry Keypad System
It is not necessary to enter the factory set or personal code prior to locking all doors. To lock all doors, press the 7/8 and 9/0 controls at the same time.
Inspection and Verification
  1. Verify the customer concern by operating the system.
  1. Visually inspect for obvious signs of mechanical or electrical damage.

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Can't program Second remote to my Ford Explorer 99


reading your post you mention to "open and close switch"..not sure what refering to...these are the instructions from your vehicles service manual...good luck!

Programming NOTE: All keyless entry remote transmitters (15K601) are programmable and must be set at the same time.
NOTE: To program (or reprogram) the keyless entry remote transmitters into the RAP module, perform the following steps:
  1. Make sure that the anti-theft system is not armed or triggered.
  1. Turn the ignition switch (11572) from OFF to RUN eight times within ten seconds, ending in RUN. If the RAP module has successfully entered program mode, it will lock and then unlock all doors.
  1. Press any button on a keyless entry remote transmitter, and the doors will lock and then unlock to confirm that each keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed.
  1. If the door locks do not respond for any keyless entry remote transmitter, wait several seconds and press the button again. If the door locks still fail to respond, refer to Diagnosis and Testing.
  1. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position, or wait up to 20 seconds after step 2, to exit program mode. If a keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed (or reprogrammed), the RAP module will lock and unlock all doors one last time to confirm.

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My remote for the keyless entry does not work.


does trunk button work? panic button?
here's 2003 info:


  • The doors do not lock/unlock using the remote transmitter
  • Remote transmitter.
  • Driver door module (DDM).
  • Go To Pinpoint Test G .

SECTION 501-14: Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems 2003 Town Car Workshop Manual
GENERAL PROCEDURES Remote Transmitter Programming
  1. Cycle the ignition from OFF to RUN four times within three seconds. The locks will then lock and unlock, confirming that the program mode has been entered.
  1. NOTE: When the first keyless entry remote transmitter is programmed, all other keyless entry remote transmitters are erased.
    Press any button on the transmitter to be programmed.
  1. If additional keyless entry remote transmitters are to be programmed, repeat Step 2 within 7.5 seconds.
  1. To exit program mode, turn the ignition to START or wait 7.5 seconds.
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Mar 22, 2009 | 2004 Lincoln LS

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