Q: Remote for keyless entry malfunctioning

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The remote for the keyless entry only works after pressing it multiple times. Also, I can't open the driver's door from the outside.

Hi. Unfortunately, the keyless entry system needs to be replaced from the dealership. They will have to reprogram the ECM to accept a new keyless Smart Device and will have to be performed by a dealer specific scan tool. I recommend you take the car to the dealer and have a new keyless entry device installed for the car.

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