Today i went to my dealer to have some of those things like running lamps... programed. after about an hour they brought the car around and informed me that my car keys had a "Lost Identity" and that I would need to wait a few weeks until they can get new keys shipped in. Anything i can do to fix this other than wait 2-3 weeks until they can get a new key?? This is pretty frustrating seeing as i just picked the car up a few days ago.
I went to the dealer last week they put the key into a slot on their computer, it read the vin#, the CURRENT mileage, and how far till I was due for a service, I wonder if the key know my top speed too? I figured the vin# would be easy but knowing current mileage, didnt know the keys could gather info as you drove....
WARNING-Objects in rear view mirror have a tendency to disappear!
9/20 build '03 MCS IB/W/W, everything but the NAV & Sunroof
Ben, wich are the symptoms? my key also has recently stopped its activity... well, i can start my engine, but i can't (un)lock the doors with the button!
think it's not a "low battery" problem, as my car is only 6 months old...
According to the owners manual, you can reset your remotes by hitting the button 4 times in quick progression (near the car obviously). Also can reset it by putting the key in ignition and turning to setting 1 (radio only on?) and then hitting the open button within 10 seconds. Dont have the manual here with me to double check but I just read it last night and I am pretty sure that is what it said.
Car starts, but the remote is not working at all. I already tried the stuff the manual says (push unlock 4 times in a row, and also putting the key in the ignition and then pusing unlock-lock.) but... i guess its not too bad, my dealer just called and said they were going to be able to get the new keys in by tomorrow or the next day. Still, less than a week w/ the car and the key breaks? I hope it doesnt happen again
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