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Old 02-20-2019, 05:17 PM   #1
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key fob issues

My key fob lights up with a new battery. The car does nothing. After about 2 weeks the new battery is dead. I am thinking there must be a short in the buttons or something. It seems I recall someone was able to repair these little boards. I did send Mr PW a message and email with no response but I thought there was another member that would work on these. Any ideas?

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Old 02-20-2019, 06:57 PM   #2
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You could try replacing the micro switches to start with as described in the video below

https://youtu.be/WyyzKFu3nDY

It’s pretty cheap. I had to replace one of my micro switches for a different reason (they broke off). A pack of 30 for $6 delivered.


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Old 02-20-2019, 07:01 PM   #3
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As a first step you could try replacing the microswitches per the video below

https://youtu.be/WyyzKFu3nDY

They’re pretty cheap. I picked up a pack of 30 on eBay for around $6. I replaced mine with no issues.




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Old 02-21-2019, 08:50 AM   #4
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My key fob lights up with a new battery. The car does nothing. After about 2 weeks the new battery is dead. I am thinking there must be a short in the buttons or something. It seems I recall someone was able to repair these little boards. I did send Mr PW a message and email with no response but I thought there was another member that would work on these. Any ideas?
PW is the go-to. I'm getting ready to reach out and have him consider for repair my Ford Edge fob. As soon as my patience wears razor thin.

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