How to turn off spare fob?

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  1. mkwan723

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    does anyone know how to turn off the spare fob in order to save the battery? Thanks in advance!!
     
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    Dang I just learned this. But I can’t think of it off the top of my head.
     
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    take the battery out.
     
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    Press and hold lock button while pressing unlock 2 times
     
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    If you an oldish am radio. You can set it on the handle of the door and hear the signals communicating if anyone gets really bored and try’s it. I thought it was cool to hear. Especially if you walk up with the wrong key, the car kind of “barks” at it.
     
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    It works. Thanks Dave!!
     
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    Do you need to change the vehicle in your profile ?
    A '12 C is NOT a gen 4 vehicle.
     
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    I've got to try this, thanks.
     
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    did you try it? the o/p's two threads have me totally confused.
     
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    No, I've got an AM/FM radio in the garage though. Should get on it.
     
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    Could hear a scritchy sound a split second after each button push on the fob, either lock or unlock. Tune to AM dial, between stations.
     
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    You can also lock the doors and than wait a few seconds, and as you walk up to the car, watch the little red LEDon the fob, it will flash as you get close, and you will hear the communication.
     
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    This is a low tech way of testing the door oscillators. It does the same for the rear hatch, with the exception that it doesn’t start trying to communicate with the key until the button is pushed on the hatch.
     
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