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Keyless Remote Entry Doesn't Work

My Keyless Remote Entry stopped working. It started to fail slowly and then simply stopped functioning. I assumed it was the battery so I changed that out but it still does not work. Am I missing something?

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  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    Is it the standard honda keyless entry remote?
    Is there light on the remote where you can verify it has power to it?


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Hi, Had similar problem and replaced the key fob battery, which was a waste of money because the faulty item was my "door lock actuator".  Had it replaced at a Maryland repair shop for around $180, Honda dealer wanted over $250. Good luck :)

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