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THE REMOTE STARTER DOESN.T WORK AT ALL. tHE STARTER DOESN;T WORK OR THE ALARM OR OPENING TRUNK OR EVEN LOCKING OR UNLOCKING THE DOORS. i RECENTLY GOT A NEW BATTERY FRIOM THE PONTIAC DEALER HOPING TO FIX THE PROBLEM. NOT SO

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Have you checked if the battery is placed properly in the key.when you press the remote alight on the key should glow.if not so then check the key battery.if fine then the cause is elsewhere.

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Trunk Lock After Closing
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Desc.: What happens to the trunk lock when closing it.

Settings:
Yes: Automatically lock Boot on closing
No: Boot can be reopened using micro switch button located on the trunk/boot

* Trunk Lock After Drive Off
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