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FAQ's : Key Fob, Car Remote, Keyless Entry Remotes
FAQ's : Key Fob, Car Remote, Keyless Entry Remotes
Q: Are the 3-4 times less costly remotes you sell the same as the ones at my local dealership?

Q: Do I have to program a new remote?

Q: How do I know that my vehicle is factory equipped with keyless entry system?

Q: Can I program the remote myself?

Q: Are all cars with power door locks factory equipped with keyless entry system?

Q: Why do you have to program a remote?

Q: How many remotes can I program to my vehicle?

Q: I called my dealer and they told me that my remote can ONLY be programmed using their computers/tools and it will cost me a lot. Can I program my remote without paying an arm and leg for it?

Q: I have a problem. I purchased a remote on ebay for my car. I followed the instructions but I cannot get it to work. Can you tell me what could be the problem?

Q: How many remotes can I program to my vehicle?

Q: What shipping options do you offer?

Q: Are the 3-4 times less costly remotes you sell the same as the ones at my local dealership?

A: Yes we sell ONLY original factory/manufacturer keyless entry remotes. We sell brand new remotes (top of the page) and b-stock (used) remotes (bottom part of the page) Just like those from your local dealer but for less, usually you save about 75% or up to $120

Q: Do I have to program a new remote?

A: Yes, in fact you will have to reprogram all working and new remotes for your vehicle at the same time. It will not work "out of the box". By programming it to your vehicle you ensure it will work on your car only.

We provide fee programming instructions for remotes purchased from us (there are some remotes that have to be programmed by a dealer or an automotive locksmith).

Q: How do I know that my vehicle is factory equipped with keyless entry system?

A: Please call your local dealer - parts dept to:

1. Find out if your vehicle is factory equipped with a keyless entry system - it can be done based on a VIN #

2. What is the part number of a remote that you need (if you have a remote please email the numbers on the back of it to us)

Please email us with the make model and year of your vehicle and the part number.

Q: Can I program the remote myself?

A: Yes, you can. Most programming instructions do not require any special skills or tools, just the remote and your ignition key.

Q: Are all cars with power door locks factory equipped with keyless entry system?

A: Because the vehicle is factory equipped with power door locks does NOT mean it has a keyless entry system . Please consult with your dealers parts department or contact us to find out.

Q: Why do you have to program a remote?

A: You have to program the remote you purchase so that the keyless entry module recognizes the signal emmitted by the remote. In other words the system has to know the signal sent by the remote (transponder, RKE) so that it can work on your vehicle

Q: How many remotes can I program to my vehicle?

A: In most cases RKE systems allow at up to 4 transmitters (remotes). Please contact your local dealer with your VIN numbers for detail. For example Hyundai systems allow only 2 remotes to be programmed to one car

Q: I called my dealer and they told me that my remote can ONLY be programmed using their computers/tools and it will cost me a lot. Can I program my remote without paying an arm and leg for it?

A: In most cases you can program it yourself without using any tools or any special service skills. Usually you will need only the remote, your ignition key and your vehicle. We offer FREE programming instructions with most remotes. If you already have a remote you can purchase instructions for ONLY $6.95

Only small percentage of vehicles have to be programmed by a dealer or an automotive locksmith using diagnistic eqipment.

Q: I have a problem. I purchased a remote on ebay for my car. I followed the instructions but I cannot get it to work. Can you tell me what could be the problem?

A: If your car responds to programming instructions but the remote does not respond, it is most likely one of the following reasons
1. The battery may be dead.
2. Try the instructions again - sometimes it takes more then one try
3. If it still does not work, the remote might be broken or you have a wrong remote.
If your car DOES NOT respond to programming
1. It may not be equipped with keyless entry system - please check with your local dealer
2. There might be a problem with your RKE module please check with your local dealer
3. You may have the wrong set of programming instructions please check with your local dealer

Q: How many remotes can I program to my vehicle?

A: In most cases RKE systems allow at up to 4 transmitters (remotes). Please contact your local dealer with your VIN numbers for detail. For example Hyundai systems allow only 2 remotes to be programmed to one car

Q: What shipping options do you offer?

A: We offer the following shipping options within the US: first class shipping - it usually takes about a week for delivery, price $4.95 for first item, plus $1.95 each additional item. Priority shipping - takes 2-3 days for delivery from shippment date, price $7.95 for first item, plus $1.95 each additional item. Express (1-2 days) is $24.95 for first item, plus $1.95 each additional item. International shipping: regular shipping - it usually takes from 7-15 days for delivery, price $14.90 for one item and $4.95 for each additional one.



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