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Remote start and unlock/lock only working from a very close distance

pup5581

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So lately with both keys, I have to be within 20 ft of the Ex to remote start it. I use to be able to start it from the living room as I have street parking and it could be at the end of the block. I replaced one battery and it still doesn't work like it use to. I am going to replace the other battery in the other FOB. But could this be a problem with the Ex and not key?
 






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So lately with both keys, I have to be within 20 ft of the Ex to remote start it. I use to be able to start it from the living room as I have street parking and it could be at the end of the block. I replaced one battery and it still doesn't work like it use to. I am going to replace the other battery in the other FOB. But could this be a problem with the Ex and not key?
Do you have any electronic device plugged in the vehicle?

Peter
 






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What Peter said.. there is another thread on here that confirms some plugged in accessories (cell phone charger, radar detector, A.C. plugs, power converters) really screw with the range.
 






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Do you have any electronic device plugged in the vehicle?

Peter

My radar detector but that's bee in for years and I just put in a high wattage USB-C fast car charger for my pixel phone...now that i think of it..since then it's been bad...

Weird how stiff like that can interfere. I will give it a try.
 






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