Why isn’t my keyless entry working
Why isn’t my keyless entry working? Keyless entry systems have become the normal in most vehicles. It has become a convenient luxury to have. With one push of a button you can lock or unlock your car door. You can even pop your trunk open to put your packages inside without having to unlock your car door manually with the key then opening the door and pulling the trunk release all while trying to juggle your packages in your hand. We have come to rely on these little luxuries in life, So what happens when your keyless entry stops working? There are only a few reasons why your keyless entry stops working.
The battery in the remote needs replaced – Just like every other remote electronic device your keyless entry remote needs a battery. This is one of the most common reasons why your keyless entry has stopped working. A good tip is to keep a few batteries in your glovebox or middle console to have on hand if the battery needs replacing. If you replace the battery and it still doesn’t work it may be something a little more difficult to troubleshoot.
Remote may need to be reprogrammed – There is a tiny computer board inside your keyless entry remote. Just like with any other computer sometimes they have glitches or they short circuit. If this happens it is possible for the remote to loose signal to your cars internal system. If this happens the remote needs to be reprogrammed to your vehicle again. You can have this done at the dealership or an auto locksmith West Palm Beach can reprogram it as well.
Being that those are the 2 most commons reasons your keyless entry isn’t working If neither of those things are the cause it is either something far more serious or you could consider checking to make sure it is the remote that is malfunctioning. A Locksmith West Palm Beach can check the door locks manually to ensure the are working properly and they aren’t the cause.
If you are having trouble with your keyless entry system contact A Lenny Locksmith West Palm Beach. We can have a reliable technician come out to you within 15-20 min and check to find the cause. Call our office 24 hours a day 7 days a week with any questions or to schedule an appointment.