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John Deere Boy 12-20-2007 08:52 PM

figures.... (key fob)
 
I've been putting new batteries in my key fob every year or so because it's so weak and lately has been very intermittant, so i dug up the spare fob which has a broken key ring and hasn't been used in over 7 years....and voila! It works like a charm.

...but it has a broken key ring :evil:

J Wikoff 12-20-2007 08:52 PM

Open it up and swap the internals.

Peterg22000 12-20-2007 08:53 PM

just switch out the case, if so simple :D

John Deere Boy 12-20-2007 08:53 PM

You are a genius!

John Deere Boy 12-20-2007 08:54 PM

Wow...that was easy :insane: I wish i could say i didn't think of that because i was drunk, but no.

Bonnevillan 12-20-2007 09:48 PM

you can solder a couple inches wire onto the little square antenna too while you have it open... if you are feeling adventurous. boosts the range quite a bit.

vital49 12-21-2007 07:33 AM

I had the same issue with the 92 SSEi we owned for a brief period. I eneded up going to the junk yard and finding a good case. Swapped the internals and it was good as new.

Granted, the stampings on the back weren't for the 92 SSEi, but whatev..

banned3800 12-21-2007 03:18 PM

If you are loosing range, and using a different remote doesn't help...Then the RAC's internal Antenenna may be at fault

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John Deere Boy 01-13-2008 03:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bonnevillan
you can solder a couple inches wire onto the little square antenna too while you have it open... if you are feeling adventurous. boosts the range quite a bit.

Where should i solder the wires?

http://www.nwwnet.net/~tburris/Car/fob1.jpg
http://www.nwwnet.net/~tburris/Car/fob2.jpg

Bonnevillan 01-13-2008 04:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by John Deere Boy
Quote:

Originally Posted by Bonnevillan
you can solder a couple inches wire onto the little square antenna too while you have it open... if you are feeling adventurous. boosts the range quite a bit.

Where should i solder the wires?

http://www.nwwnet.net/~tburris/Car/fob1.jpg
http://www.nwwnet.net/~tburris/Car/fob2.jpg

:oops: i'm not sure. when i did it, it was on a different car, and the remote looked nothing like this.. :roll:


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