Remote using up lithium batteries in one week

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Care, Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by ewabst, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. ewabst

    ewabst Junior Member

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    One of the remotes fo my 2010 prius has started to use up New lithium batteries in a week or less. Any suggestions?

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  2. TMR-JWAP

    TMR-JWAP Senior Member

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    Sticky button staying pressed? My son had a similar problem with his 2005, but one of his fob buttons had a hole in its rubber cover. Cleaned the internal buttons and bought a new housing. That problem went away. I've also heard it can be caused by carrying your fob next to a smart phone?
     
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  3. tankyuong

    tankyuong Senior Member

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    try a diferent brand
     
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