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Remote Control strange behavior

Post by geminiys » Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:47 pm

My Original Remote Control for XC70, 2005 worked fine until battery died completely. I have replaced it with a new one and now I have to push 'Lock' and 'Unlock' buttons 3 times to have it do what I need to do. Is there anything I can do to have this fixed or 'Stealer' reprogramming is required? Thanks

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Re: Remote Control strange behavior

Post by yagger » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:02 am

Most likely chip in the remote control broken. Need to prepare and replace chip, or program new remote control.
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Re: Remote Control strange behavior

Post by geminiys » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:30 am

Thanks for reply.
If chip (I assume you are referring to IC - Integrated Circuit) is broken, why does it work at all? It works, except I have to push a button 3 times for it to take an effect. I could be wrong, but I think something else is going on here.

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Re: Remote Control strange behavior

Post by jonesg » Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:51 pm

geminiys wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:30 am
Thanks for reply.
If chip (I assume you are referring to IC - Integrated Circuit) is broken, why does it work at all? It works, except I have to push a button 3 times for it to take an effect. I could be wrong, but I think something else is going on here.
Try removing battery and cleaning contacts.
I often have to push mine a few times, it seems to work better at a distance than close up.
It always works so I don't bother with it.

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Re: Remote Control strange behavior

Post by yagger » Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:03 pm

This chip has eeprom inside. There are many bits like 0 and 1. If some bit froze to some position lake 0 or 1 all time, you can get valid pattern every 2, (every 3,4,5,6...). Depends from frozen (broken) bit inside.
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