Depending on the problem, depends on what action to take. Have lost work time and put my job in jeopardy, as I am in sales and need my transportation. Lights kept coming on, took in 2-3 times, said they couldn't fix, didn't know why. Service Manager at Dealership 3 says they have 4 Master Electricians working on it — not to worry about a thing. Call Chrysler to complain that we really have had no progress report for a week. Thought the battery was dead called to have 'road service' assist. The contact experienced difficulty starting the vehicle with the key.
I rigged a cable to temporarily bypass the fuel pump relay, and now it starts every time just fine. If you have learned anything from your experience please let me know. Brought car to dealership repeatedly since then. Turn ignition to off, door locks will cycle once in programming mode. I never got a recall letter. It randomly won't turn over - sometimes taking 10-20 tries before it starts. I will let you know how this turns out for me when I do the repairs.
Van is 22 months old and has 39,330 miles on it. This happened multiple times had problem fixed just to completely died again same issues. If you don't find more than two blown fuses, there may be nothing wrong with the way the battery was connected. I'm curious about how these things work. However, it that doesn't explain why one key can't be used on another vehicle after being programmed. Since then, we have dealt with the issues as they were sporadic. For the long term solution I will now need to pay to have the tipm module replaced.
What do they have to offer for entry level car buyer? Check the spark plug for corrosion and remove with a wire brush. I just cleaned the contacts and the Fob is working fine. . I would not purchase a key from ebay unless it was certified to have never been used, and you buy it from a very reputable source. I'm finding a lot of quirks. I called in today to file complaint and reported my car is functioning.
So, how did you finally get them cut? Battery drain was noticed with 24 hours, and dead with in 2 days. Van would not shift out of Park so they could move it at car wash. These reviews are from anyone who purchased those parts, in this case a Battery, so you can feel confident that you know what you are buying. Once I found a set of keys in the mulch pile after a winter of wondering where they went. Next morning, battery dead again, no lights, power but static sound coming out of all speakers in the car. The next problem was what seems to be a well documented leak of the coolant on to the engine causing smelly smoke.
I did some research and this happens a lot with this particular vehicle. While driving approximately 10-20 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The failure mileage was 120,000. Each time it has happened at low speeds. Most of the key fobs that are on the market today are very complicated pieces of equipment and can cost the vehicle owner a considerable amount of money to replace. Have gone thru 4 Key Fobs' since purchasing since 2014. Apr 16, 2018 The fob may need to be reprommed to the car.
Ask Dealership 1 to please buy back van. Avoid getting stranded on the side of the road during cold mornings and invest in a battery replacement from AutoZone today. I'm afraid I got the battery in backwards and fried something expensive. The technician diagnosed that the battery had failed and needed to be replaced. Nothing has changed in how I handle the key fobs and in fact they are kept in my breast pocket to avoid possible damage by other items in my pants pocket.
I would not be surprised if the dealer could get it for you. October 30 and 31 - Woke up to dead battery. Either that or the new battery is dead. Which then locks the steering even if in the middle of turning. I just went out to my car and all gages are flashing at me.
Then, they conduct very high current which should blow the fuse to protect the rest of the module. This can cause the fob sensors to reset, meaning that they won't connect to your specific vehicle. The vehicle was repaired, however, the failure recurred. It might not blow fast enough to save the diodes. Push any button on the remote to program it.
I have tried two places so far. The vehicle did not want to start. So now that I have 2 good fobiks. Seems the dealer I bought my used '08 from found my 2nd fobik. Since Magnetic Coupled Transponders do not have their own power source they are very limited to range of communication and generally operate in the range of 1cm to 15cm. I have taking it into the dealership 3 or 4 times now. This helps to engage the fuel pump.