Common Problems With Car Remote Controllers

Having a car remote for your car is certainly convenient and car owners are privileged o have them, but – as is the case with everything – they will stop working and get worn out by age and regular use. There are a number of reasons that your car remote may begin malfunctioning, but diagnosing the problem makes it easy to repair. Here are some of the most common problems with car remote controllers.

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  • Battery Life

When it comes to car remote controls there’s no problem more common than a dead battery. The good news is that it’s simple to get the battery in the car key remote replaced, which should fix the problem. Many car owners overlook how important it is to maintain the battery in their car remote because they don’t realise how vital it is. The reality is that having a dead battery in the remote means the car won’t start, and that’s a problem.

  • Buttons

While having a dead battery is the primary cause for car remote controls to fail, it’s not the only problem they can suffer from. Another potential problem is that the buttons on the remote become loose. This problem is easy to detect because loose buttons feel differently when clicked compared to usual. Fixing the problem may be as simple as just pushing the button back into place, which can do the trick, unless the button has come off of the circuit board completely. In this case you need an experienced locksmith to reattach or replace the button.

  • Programming

If the battery in your remote isn’t dead and the buttons are in the right place, but the remote continues to have problems, then the issue can be fixed by simply reprogramming the remote. You can take steps to reprogram the remote yourself by looking through the car manual for the instructions on how to do this. If you aren’t able to find the car manual or aren’t confident in your ability to reprogram the remote, your best bet is to bring it in to us.

Our locksmith service makes it easy to repair or replace your car remote control. We provide high quality services that are efficient, reliable, and cost-effective. We guarantee our customers are given fair prices and high quality care. Our technicians are always available to help you no matter where you are.

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