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Old 02-18-2013, 02:07 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by scottjoh View Post
No, the dash light problem is not related to the key. Almost sounds like the ignition switch is bad. But, that's just a guess.

Yes, for the remote functions. No, for starting the car.
Umm. You wouldn't have to reprogram the key if you replace the battery. That doesn't even make any sense. I replaced the battery and all of my key functionality resumed as normal. You aren't changing the circuitry, just the battery.

EDIT: Also when I purchased a replacement battery for my key, I do remember the website stating that those batteries are good for 1000 charges. So you can't charge them forever and it may be time for a replacement.

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