Using fob key

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ivan@raf
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Using fob key

Post by ivan@raf » Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:10 pm

I just changed the fob battery and it occurred to me that I had never used the door key to see if it worked. I happily went to my car, put the key in the door and turned it. Sure enough the door unlocked but the alarm sounded, I switched it off somehow with the fob, but it struck me, what if the fob battery had been flat. As I understand it, that is the reason for the key.
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Re: Using fob key

Post by jtonline » Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:41 pm

You've forgotten that you've tried out your key in the past and posted then that the alarm sounded (Aug 2019).
It's normal for the alarm to go off if you use the auxiliary key. The alarm will stop when you start the car, which can be done even if the key fob battery has died.
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Re: Using fob key

Post by HouseSpider » Sun Feb 21, 2021 8:21 am

:lol: The problems with getting old, I can't even remember what I did last week, let alone 18 months ago. :lol: :lol:
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Re: Using fob key

Post by jtonline » Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:23 am

:lol:
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Re: Using fob key

Post by Paul97 » Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:26 am

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Re: Using fob key

Post by ivan@raf » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:15 pm

You are correct I had forgotten. Thanks. I'm red faced for a while/
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