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Old 12-20-2007, 09:52 PM   #1
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I've been putting new batteries in my key fob every year or so because it'* 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
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Open it up and swap the internals.
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just switch out the case, if so simple
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You are a genius!
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Wow...that was easy I wish i could say i didn't think of that because i was drunk, but no.
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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.
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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..
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If you are loosing range, and using a different remote doesn't help...Then the RAC'* internal Antenenna may be at fault

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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?


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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?


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