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Q: What causes the key fob to not work?

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What causes the key fob to not work?

A: The key fob will not work under the followi...

The key fob will not work under the following circumstances: 1. The key fob battery is dead. 2. One or more of the doors is not properly closed. 3. A key is in the ignition. 4. The key fob is not within range of the vehicle (approximately 33 feet).

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