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Old 05-28-2020, 08:31 AM   #1
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Can SOMEBODY, ANYBODY Help Me With Keyfob?!?

Other than a dealer, that is. I know I can bring it there...

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Old 05-28-2020, 08:34 AM   #2
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what do you need done? you need a new key fob programmed? you'll need someone with a PST2 or a PiWiS. If you were in Utah, I could help you out.
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Old 05-29-2020, 02:25 PM   #3
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Hi maytag, yes. Well, sort of - I have two fobs that are not working anymore. I think I can get the buttons aligned and the red light flashes but they don't actually do anything.

That make sense? Where in Utah are you? I am sometimes in Park City
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If the actual key works, and only the switches on the fob are not functioning, there may be a problem with broken solder joints on the circuit board.

Forum member particlewave can help you out here.

Just sayin'.........

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Thanks, TeamOxford
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Just in case you didn't know about this, here's a little info from the owner's manual:

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Old 06-13-2020, 01:18 PM   #7
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Just in case you didn't know about this, here's a little info from the owner's manual:

Yes, thank you 78F350 - I noticed that. Something is up with the circuit itself, probably need the buttons re-soldered. Haven't heard back from @particlewave... thoughts?
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I have the same issue, but one key works fine and the other doesn't.
It flashes the same as the one working, I changed the battery and still does not work with the car. I just bought the car a week ago and the owner said maybe a battery.

Possibly have to go to the dealer to get it programmed, I don't really need the key now but would still like both keys to be working.
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I have the same issue, but one key works fine and the other doesn't.
It flashes the same as the one working, I changed the battery and still does not work with the car. I just bought the car a week ago and the owner said maybe a battery.

Possibly have to go to the dealer to get it programmed, I don't really need the key now but would still like both keys to be working.
A key fob can only be programmed to he car if you have the barcode for it. Otherwise, you are SOL
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I had the same issue when I purchased my car. One key fob worked, one did not. I ended up going to the dealer to have a new key fob paired with the car. Rick
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Old 06-27-2020, 08:54 PM   #11
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A key fob can only be programmed to he car if you have the barcode for it. Otherwise, you are SOL
Where would I find the barcode, I have I think everything the new car came with (all the manuals & literature) also have a radio code card, but donít see any kind of bar code.
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Where would I find the barcode, I have I think everything the new car came with (all the manuals & literature) also have a radio code card, but donít see any kind of bar code.
The barcode is on a sticker under the driver's seat. You may have to remove the seat. Good luck.
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The barcode is on a sticker under the driver's seat. You may have to remove the seat. Good luck.
That is good info to know . So there is a sticker attached to the bottom of the driver's seat with the barcode of the original key/s ?
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Two codes are needed to program a replacement key fob. One is for the fob itself and the other is for the car. The fob code comes on a tag with a new unit. The car code may be found under the driver's seat (I'm not 100% sure about this) or a Porsche dealer can provide it. The dealer just needs the Vin to get the code. They may be resistant to giving it out, but keep pushing to get it. I've had several fobs programmed in the past at an independent shop which used an Autologic computer to do the job. Takes about 10 to 15 minutes per fob.
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I was being a wise-ass. No, there is no sticker under the seat.
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I was being a wise-ass. No, there is no sticker under the seat.
Dammit, Starter! I believed it too! Should have learned by now!
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There are no security codes under the seat. That would kind of defeat the purpose of them.
You have to get the security code from a Porsche dealer. You most likely will have to prove you own the car. I got my codes, but it took a few weeks, the dealer said they had to get Porsche USA approval first
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There are no security codes under the seat. That would kind of defeat the purpose of them.
You have to get the security code from a Porsche dealer. You most likely will have to prove you own the car. I got my codes, but it took a few weeks, the dealer said they had to get Porsche USA approval first
And there you have it.

The registered owner must be at the dealer to effect the service.

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Dammit, Starter! I believed it too! Should have learned by now!
LOL. Did you go out and look under the seat?
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I was being a wise-ass. No, there is no sticker under the seat.
Ha, glad I didn't see this until this morning. Would have spent time in the blazing heat removing the seat to find a code.

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