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post #1 of 10 Old 12-09-2007, 04:57 PM Thread Starter
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key remote dead

what is the cheapest way to get a replacement? one of my 05 wk key remotes is dead and my second is getting pretty weak...what do you think?

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post #2 of 10 Old 12-09-2007, 05:15 PM
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what is the cheapest way to get a replacement? one of my 05 wk key remotes is dead and my second is getting pretty weak...what do you think?
buy uncut WK key fob on eBay...swap out battery somehow? i think there is only one screw on theback of the key handle then a tiny little clip...never even tried to take a look in there before.
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post #3 of 10 Old 12-09-2007, 05:24 PM Thread Starter
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does the dealer have to do something to the key?
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post #4 of 10 Old 12-09-2007, 05:29 PM
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You can reprogram the key if you have two original ones. If the two original ones still start your WK, then you can use them to reprogram a new one.

http://www.wkjeeps.com/wk_sentry_key.htm


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post #5 of 10 Old 12-09-2007, 06:45 PM Thread Starter
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is ebay my best/cheapest option?
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post #6 of 10 Old 12-09-2007, 06:52 PM
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This is if you need a new battery
This is from http://www.wkjeeps.com/wk_sentry_key.htm

Transmitter Battery Service

The recommended replacement battery is one CR2032 battery

NOTE: Do not touch the battery terminals that are on the back housing or the printed circuit board.

1. With the transmitter buttons facing down, use a small screwdriver or similar flat object to pry the two halves of the transmitter apart. Make sure not to damage the rubber gasket during removal.
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post #7 of 10 Old 12-09-2007, 07:08 PM Thread Starter
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thanks...can i replace the battery without having to reprogram anything?
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post #8 of 10 Old 12-09-2007, 07:32 PM
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thanks...can i replace the battery without having to reprogram anything?
As far as I know YES. Haven't had to do it yet though. If anything call the dealership
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post #9 of 10 Old 12-09-2007, 07:45 PM
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Radio Shack probably has the batteries; they do for my other fobs.
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post #10 of 10 Old 12-09-2007, 11:12 PM
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I've got those same batteries at the wal-mart jewelery counter too. They are what my electric dog collar uses...

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