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REMOTE NOT WORKING

My remote stopped working. I tried new battery and the 7 sec resyn and still doesn't work.

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  • Joe Covello Aug 16, 2008

    Thank you for replying. I did get my problem fixed. I paid for the premium service and was given instructions to re-program my remote. It worked great.

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Try checking for bad realays.My 95 lesabre had problems and I found a relay under the carpet nder the drivers seat that was bad and it fixed my problem.Yours might be in a diff. place.

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