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We have a 2005 GMC Envoy that has had an Automate remote starter installed prior to our purchase of the vehicle used. The remote is nearly worn out. Our GM remotes will only work to lock and unlock the truck you HAVE to push the unlock button on the Automate remote in order to be able to turn the key without the security system going off. How do we remedy this problem?

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Without knowing how old the battery(s) in the remote are, I would suggest that to be the first thing to replace. It is relatively easy and inexpensive to do - and could solve the problem.

You can attempt to pry the remote apart to access the battery(s) after removing the remote from the keyring, or bring it to a Batteries Plus store (or a hardware store) where an employee can replace it for you.

Beyond that, you'll probably have to return to the place of installation of the starter to resolve the issue. A phone call to the installer may be able to solve the problem over the phone instead of having to go there.

Good luck!

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