Re: One of our remote locking fobs not working for a 440
Mike Cheshire wrote:
> Excuse my ignorance but would appreciate some pointers on this problem.
> Is it possible to exert so much pressure on the lock and unlock buttons
> that they are damaged? Or is there a chance that the coded signal from
> this one is corrupted?
> Am not even sure if this fob has some small battery inside or if it has
> some kind of piezo electric circuitry. Losing the car manual hasn't
> helped I guess, and I haven't looked in the Haynes book yet.
> The other fob seems to work fairly well (if you are fairly close to the
> car). I hope that I do not have to use that Top Gear trick of apparently
> improving the signal strength (with the fob to the head and the mouth
> open) - as I look ridiculous enough already.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
You could try that other Urban Legend involving 2 cell phones ;-)
Call one phone from other, hold fob up to one, point other towards
car, push button on fob.
BTW, split the fob open and change the battery.