Q: Remote not opening door

asked by on

I can't open my door and my keys are inside. I have the remote, but it is not working.

Hi. It is possible to open the doors without keys using special tools. Our certified technicians would be able to open the door and help you retrieve your keys. Key fobs tend to use watch batteries which eventually run out of power. Replacing the fob’s battery should enable the use of the remote.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Remote not opening door

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car stalls and P0401 insufficient egr flow

The P0401 code is for low EGR flow, but would not be the cause of the stalling if the flow was too low. You also state the problem is when the engine is cold and goes away after it is...

Q: Key replacement I lost my key

The best thing to do in this situation is to contact your local dealer and supply them your vehicle ID number to see if they can identify and cut a new key from their files. If they're unable to do...

Q: Shift to drive but goes to manual mode not automatic.

Hi there. Check the shifter to the transmission. The shifter solenoid is not working properly and needs replaced. Remove the shifter housing from the vehicle and you will see a solenoid in it. This is the shift interlock solenoid for...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...