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Post by madc0w » Sun Aug 27, 2006 6:50 pm

Ok, my dad has a problem with his car. A couple months ago, the battery died on one of the remote things. We tried putting in a new battery, but I then realized that the signals would need to be sync (they like to co-ordinated signals or something, right?) but had no idea how to do this. Can someone help me?
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Post by joevennix » Sun Aug 27, 2006 7:09 pm

What? Usually if you just take it to the dealership theyll replace the battery or something. If that's not possible, what do you mean by syncing it?
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Post by madc0w » Sun Aug 27, 2006 7:15 pm

It's because the remotes swich frequency every couple seconds, in sync with each other. So you have to reset both at once.
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Post by Krepticor » Mon Aug 28, 2006 1:39 pm

you got a funky car!

anyway it sounds like one of the relays has gone bad so check you removeable relays in the fuse box
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Post by madc0w » Mon Aug 28, 2006 2:28 pm

But the other one still works....
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Post by Krepticor » Mon Aug 28, 2006 4:54 pm

are you sure that they don't just turn on when the car turns on?

Because they should sync due to the load demand placed upon the alternator whenever the car supplies the current
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Post by Triton » Mon Aug 28, 2006 6:44 pm

thats what i like about my car, its so old and simple it practically cant fail, hit by EMP would kill most cars not mine, no real electronics lol, just the distributer and altenator and starter woo! other advantages, no power steering means no power steering pump failurem its weight and durability make it less likely to be damaged in a wreck (cant say the same for driver and passengers tho :? ) and lots more, woohoo 1950s!
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Post by Metroid fan » Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:57 pm

What kinda car you got? When I can drive I get a 1998 windstar (van) and it's maroon :lol: And about the question just take it in to the dealership if it doesn't work because it should...

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Post by ransoman » Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:23 pm

You don't need to sync the remote (is that even possible on a car?)

If he pressed the button on the key while the battery was out then there is a good chance that it lost the code. Press the button about 10 times while standing next to the car, If it doesn't open then you will need to get the key re-coded at the dealership.

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Post by Triton » Fri Sep 01, 2006 6:19 pm

i will shortly drive my car, a 1954 oldsmobile super 88 deluxe sedan! its a pimpmobile and looks the part lol
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Post by elliott » Fri Sep 01, 2006 11:11 pm

Triton wrote:i will shortly drive my car, a 1954 oldsmobile super 88 deluxe sedan! its a pimpmobile and looks the part lol
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