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Unlock button issues...

Posted: 04 Nov 2017 23:01
by hugejp
Lately I have been struggling to open/unlock my 4.8

The button on the key seems to be very lazy.

She locks first time everytime, but unlocking is irratic at best.

I replaced the battery & had the locksmith check the contacts & all look fine.

I have also notced that the button works better if I am further away from the vehicle, close up like in my garage is more frustrating.

Has anybody else had this issue & how was it resolved??

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Re: Unlock button issues...

Posted: 07 Nov 2017 07:29
by hugejp
Is there possibly a procedure to test the system???

Re: Unlock button issues...

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 08:37
by ricster
On my wifes Sportage it locks itself immediately after pressing the unlock button. I gave the moving bits and pieces a good Q20 spray to see if it was just something sticking and restricting the action of unlocking causing it to relock. It helped for about a month, and is slowly starting to do the same again. I'll have to pull the door panel off and give everything a good clean, and hopefully that will sort it out. The same may be happening with yours