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Old 12-09-2012, 05:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Alan L. View Post
So far after storing both of my keys completely away from the car I have not seen the battery message this weekend. The real test will be during the week when I don't drive the car until the following weekend.

I think somehow when the keys are within range it prevents the car to go to sleep. These keys also have a abnormally long range and i could lock/unlock the car nearly a block away. We'll see if this is true next weekend.


I don't think you can compare the transmit power when you are pressing the lock/unlock, to the transmission used when operating import access. Think about it, If you had the same dBm power all the time the battery would be drained in a day, just my $.02

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