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Key Fob Range

Discussion in 'Audio & Electronics' started by jakcol997, Dec 16, 2019.

  1. jakcol997

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    Has anyone figured out a way to amplify the range on the key fobs? I have to be like 2 feet away from my car to get it to unlock.
     
  2. Tonyrodz

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    Hoe's your battery? Good?
     
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    Yes! I just replaced it not to long ago!
     
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    I put the fob under my chin for an extra 5 feet of range. It works
     
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    If I have more than 1 chin would I get extra range?
     
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    No. Otherwise I’d be good from a mile
     
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    HiHoeSilver Away!

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    Battery in the fob?
     
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    Or might be time for new outer shell? Mine works from inside the house or about 100 ft
     
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    I posted this awhile ago and no one believed me lol. It really does work!
     
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    My fob works for remote starting when I'm in the house, and my truck is 75+ feet away, within its own shelter. In the parking lot, say at Home Depot, my remote starts the truck while I am still in the store, and the truck is parked 100+ feet away in the parking lot.

    If you've replaced the battery, and you still have to be within 10 feet of your truck for it to work, I suggest that you consider replacing the fob.
     
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