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Old 12-11-2012, 10:20 AM
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Remote battery

After returning from a 17 day vacation I got a "Remote battery low" warning. Now I don't drive long distances as a rule and wonder if there is any way to recharge the remote without wasting gallons of precious fuel.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:47 AM
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CA or non-CA. If CA, get a new battery at Radio Shack (or equivalent). If non-CA, just put it in the slot and drive.
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Old 12-16-2012, 03:04 PM
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Thanx

Replaced both batteries for fob and spare. I always thought I had to recharge the fobs via dashboard insert....thanx again
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Old 12-16-2012, 03:28 PM
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Just drive it and it will get charged eventually
It's LI-ion rechargeable
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Old 12-16-2012, 04:57 PM
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Just drive it and it will get charged eventually
It's LI-ion rechargeable
You're wrong...comfort access cars use a CR2032 battery that is not rechargeable.
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:10 PM
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How about non CA cars. Can I still replace the battery?

My range sucks lately
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Old 12-18-2012, 05:53 AM
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How about non CA cars. Can I still replace the battery?

My range sucks lately
It's not easy, you have to cut open the case. Search "fob battery replacement" on this forum.
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