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My keyless entry doesn't work, now my manual key entry on my door doesn't work, and my unlock/lock button inside is not working either. I can't open my gas tank. Is there some way to reset my alarm or, open my gas tank

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  • Anonymous Nov 12, 2008

    The key fob will not lock the doors. I press the button and get three chirps. I need to reset the alarm. I believe the car was tampered with.

  • pfschmidt Nov 16, 2008

    keyless remote doesn't lock or unlock doors, inside lock/unlock button does not work, truck doesn't unlock except manually, and gas door is locked. after pulling release cable doesn't relock. the light gos on and off with keyless remote, and alarm will sound if I hold unlock button on remote too long. Alarm sound if I open truck and driver door locked. I have to manually lock and unlock all doors. Key closes the window and sunroof if hold like normal but can't lock and unlock all locks at same time.
    Any Ideas??

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    2007 jeep wrangler will not start and keyless entry stopped working at the same time

  • mccordp3 Dec 31, 2008

    I have a 2001 525i. My keyless entry doesn't work, now every now and then the manually key doesn't work either. After several tries to turn the key it finally unlocks. Any reason why?

  • kathleen123 May 11, 2010

    Solution #2--thank you! it works!

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    eljefe198722 Aug 12, 2012

    Check your fuse for your Door locks. I just replaced it about 3 minutes ago and it worked. My alarm was not working and my keyless remote didnt open or close the doors. As soon as I opened the engine fuse box and replaced the lock fuse with a spare 15 it worked instantly.



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Hold both buttons the Open and the Lock on your remote key for about 60 seconds, it should turn the lights inside the car and the problem should be fixed.
It worked on my Honda Accord 2004

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My Volvo acts like that if someone sets off the alarm. You probably already tried this, but just use the key in the doorlock if you can, then get in and drive it normally. lock and unlock the doors some like you might normally, while the key is in the ignition (using the door buttons inside) and that should reset the alarm... good luck!

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