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Old 12-26-2009, 01:23 PM   #1
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Keyless entry

I searched but didn't find exactly the issue I'm having. My keyless entry is having an intermittent problem, I push the unlock or lock & sometimes get nothing. Other times it works fine and I'm not getting any message on the dash about low battery in my fob or anything. Dealer said that 9 times out of ten, it's not the fob, of course it worked just fine when I stopped at the dealership. Any suggestions or similar problems? Thanks everyone in advance.
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Key FOB.....

Cold ,craked joint on cuircit board. See early post on same.
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Old 12-26-2009, 04:03 PM   #3
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It's the first sticky in the HOW-TO section

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It's the first sticky in the HOW-TO section

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I'm not finding a link to the how section?! Seems like that would be a key link on most pages.
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Old 12-26-2009, 04:50 PM   #6
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General Discussion > How To Guide. Sorry I Am bad at links. You are in General Discussion > Problems/Service Issues.
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Old 12-26-2009, 05:02 PM   #7
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Ah, here it is- Keyfob cold solder repair
Thanks much. Next question, if I pull out the battery, I don't have to reprogram or anything do I?
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Old 12-26-2009, 05:13 PM   #8
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I don't know about 2009, I'd be more worried about the radio. The fob is matched to the BCM, so I think backup memory/power would keep the programming. I am over my head here. I believe that one of those 9-volt battery adapters that plug into the cig lighter would make the Question moot.
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Ah, here it is- Keyfob cold solder repair
Thanks much. Next question, if I pull out the battery, I don't have to reprogram or anything do I?
I think Silver was taking about removing the battery in the FOB, not the vehicle's battery. If so no problem. Some of the older vehicles have had a problem with the remote receiver module in the vehicle or BCM loosing programming with total power loss in the vehicle.
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Old 12-27-2009, 05:45 PM   #10
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I think Silver was taking about removing the battery in the FOB, not the vehicle's battery. If so no problem. Some of the older vehicles have had a problem with the remote receiver module in the vehicle or BCM loosing programming with total power loss in the vehicle.
Yes, that's what I meant. I have an '08, I wasn't sure. Thanks!
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