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How do I replace a defective keyless entry module?

I recently replaced the battery in my keyless remote, then went through the procedures to reprogram it myself without success. I took it to the dealer to reprogram it and was told the remote was bad. I bought a new one, and the dealer then said they couldn't reprogram it either and that the receiver unit wasn't getting a signal and probably needs to be replaced.

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hi, i hope this helps..as far as the tire monitor, it might solve it, not likely...and if your keyless remote is not programmed to your car, it will need to be, however there are alot of independent shops that will have the interface computers needed to help ya and cheaper..

Posted on May 27, 2009

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the mechanic should be able to let you know what is the problem and what it takes to get it to work.
if the car was not equipted with the keyless entry and the dealer tried to sell you the remotes then you need to return the remotes.
by running the VIN on their computer, the dealer can tell you if you have it or not.
if I was you, I would just get a remote starting system from best buy or sam's then either have them install or have a good mechanic to install the system. it may be cheaper too!

Posted on Mar 22, 2010

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FWIW,
I've had a similar problem, but ONLY using the remote to "Unlock" the doors (that's the only button I use on the remote). I found the special coating on the "Unlock" button that makes contact with the circuit board was wearing off. I got another fob from a friend, it worked for about a year and then the same problem. The semi-conductive coating was worn off as well.
I played around and was able to open the doors by touching the circuit board itself with my finger.
If that describes your problem search the web for replacement rubber buttons, it takes less than a minute to swap-out, they range from $700 to $10 plus shipping.
Also your fob shouldn't have needed re-programming, the dealers are making a fortune with this re-program ****.

For the technical types;
The coating is a semi-conductive coating. The resistance of a "good" pad was hard to measure. I put resistors across the circuit board, I started @ 10k, it worked, then 100k, 100k didn't work, 82k worked fine. I just added a small micro-switch and no problems since.

Good Luck

Posted on Jun 21, 2010

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I went through programing as far as lock recycling but wont go any further


Remote Transmitter Programming NOTE: All keyless entry remote transmitters must be programmed at the same time.
NOTE: Programming (or reprogramming) the keyless entry remote transmitters into the central security module can be accomplished using a diagnostic tool or by carrying out the following steps.
  1. Turn the ignition switch from OFF to RUN eight times within 10 seconds, ending in RUN. If the module has successfully entered program mode, it will lock and then unlock all doors.
  1. Within 20 seconds, press any button on a keyless entry remote transmitter, and the doors will lock and then unlock to confirm that each keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed. Repeat this step for each transmitter.
  1. If the door locks do not respond for any keyless entry remote transmitter, wait several seconds and press the button again. If the door locks still fail to respond, refer to Inspection and Verification.
  1. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position, or wait up to 20 seconds after Step 2, to exit program mode. If a keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed (or reprogrammed), the doors will lock and unlock one last time to confirm.

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Programming NOTE: All keyless entry remote transmitters (15K601) must be programmed at the same time.
NOTE: To program (or reprogram) the keyless entry remote transmitters into the RAP module, perform the following steps:
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  1. Turn the ignition switch (11572) from OFF to RUN eight times within ten seconds, ending in RUN. If the RAP module has successfully entered program mode, it will lock and then unlock all doors.
  1. Within 20 seconds, press any button on a keyless entry remote transmitter, and the doors will lock and then unlock to confirm that each keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed. Repeat this step for each transmitter.
  1. If the door locks do not respond for any keyless entry remote transmitter, wait several seconds and press the button again. If the door locks still fail to respond, refer to Inspection and Verification.
  1. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position, or wait up to 20 seconds after step 2, to exit program mode. If a keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed (or reprogrammed), the RAP module will lock and unlock all doors one last time to confirm.

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does trunk button work? panic button?
here's 2003 info:


  • The doors do not lock/unlock using the remote transmitter
  • Remote transmitter.
  • Driver door module (DDM).
  • Go To Pinpoint Test G .

SECTION 501-14: Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems 2003 Town Car Workshop Manual
GENERAL PROCEDURES Remote Transmitter Programming
  1. Cycle the ignition from OFF to RUN four times within three seconds. The locks will then lock and unlock, confirming that the program mode has been entered.
  1. NOTE: When the first keyless entry remote transmitter is programmed, all other keyless entry remote transmitters are erased.
    Press any button on the transmitter to be programmed.
  1. If additional keyless entry remote transmitters are to be programmed, repeat Step 2 within 7.5 seconds.
  1. To exit program mode, turn the ignition to START or wait 7.5 seconds.
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Hello
this is how to program the remotes/keyless entry

How
  • Obtain all remote transmitters
  • enter the 5 digit permanent code into the keyless entry pad on the drivers door
  • Press the 1-2 switch on the keyless entry pad
  • Within 5 seconds
  • Press any button on the first remote transmitter
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