Q: Remote or keys won't open car

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I cannot unlock my car with the remote or the keys.

From this issue it sounds like the programming has been lost between between the key remotes and the receiver. There is programming procedure that can be performed between the remote and the vehicle which may restore operation but if the programming is lost repeatedly it means there could be a remote or receiver problem.

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