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post #1 of 5 Old 02-08-2016, 06:15 PM Thread Starter
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Key fob range?

Anyone having issues with the range of their key fob? Sometime I have to be with in the distance of 6 parking spaces for it to work! Tonight I tested it with both key fobs, new batteries, wide open parking area - best I could get was about 9-10 parking spaces / 30 walking paces away. Sometimes it doesn't work until I'm within 10 feet!
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post #2 of 5 Old 02-08-2016, 06:38 PM
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This might sound like a joke, but its not....lol

Hold the FOB against your skin under your jaw between your adams apple and chin, open your mouth like you're getting your tonsils checked and press the button. You will double the range of your FOB.


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post #3 of 5 Old 02-09-2016, 08:00 AM
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Does your fob not lock/unlock or not autostart?
Furthest I have had mine work is 4 parking rows, and holding it under chin does work.
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Good news is, the Alarm button works from miles away especially when you kids have your keys.
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-09-2016, 09:32 AM
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The manual says it works up to 20 meters. 10 parking spots is 80' which is more that 20 meters. It sounds like it is working fine to me.
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