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Old 06-02-2011, 01:22 PM   #1
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2003 c230 Remote Key Fob Malfunction: No Lock or Unlock

I really need your feedback!

I have 2003 c230 coupe. The two keys do not work to lock or unlock the car though they can start the engine. I took the car to the dealer and after testing several things (including replacing the old batteries), they said I needed a new key, so I ordered one. It can start the engine but it still can't lock or unlock the car. In this case, should I reprogram or reset the new key? Or, what DIY ways are available before taking this to the dealer? It is very frustrating so I really appreciate your constructive feedback!
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Old 06-02-2011, 03:26 PM   #2
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Did you recently get your car tinted? It could be the RF reciever in the car that's malfunctioning.
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Old 06-02-2011, 03:28 PM   #3
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Did you recently get your car tinted? It could be the RF reciever in the car that's malfunctioning.
Yes, I had windows tinted. Is it because of that? In this case, what should I do? I appreciate your reply!
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Old 06-02-2011, 07:15 PM   #5
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Many thanks! That link is very helpful. My radio does not receive the signal well after window tinting. I guess the window tinting guys used metallic film. I will go stop by the shop. Thanks again!
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Old 06-02-2011, 07:59 PM   #6
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Again! - this comes up too often. These tinting guys really should know better with modern vehicles.
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