Car recognizes me when I walk by after I locked it

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  1. ChapmanF

    ChapmanF Senior Member

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    Disabling SKS only affects the proximity functions. The car still has a radio receiver active to respond to active signals from the fob pushbuttons. That uses less power than continually transmitting to find out if a fob is nearby.

    So you can still lock and unlock by pressing fob buttons, and holding the fob next to the power button to start works fine.
     
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    Andyprius1 Senior Member

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    Why worry about the FOB battery, Iordered 3 for $1.65
    and they came in, in about 3 days from HK. I always keep spares in the glovebox.
     
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    I don't think anybody was worrying about the fob battery, except to clarify that #13 might have been about it instead of the original topic.
     
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