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This is a discussion on key fobs not working within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; the other day both of my key fobs stopped working completely. i've triedTo enter programming mode to reprogram them to ...

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    the other day both of my key fobs stopped working completely. i've triedTo enter programming mode to reprogram them to my cR but it wouldn't enter the mode. the security light constantlynflashes unless the car is on. it's a 02 wrx btw. anyone have any ideas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by znn1337 View Post
    the other day both of my key fobs stopped working completely. i've triedTo enter programming mode to reprogram them to my cR but it wouldn't enter the mode. the security light constantlynflashes unless the car is on. it's a 02 wrx btw. anyone have any ideas?
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    You mention the security light constantly flashes unless the car is on...like a steady blinking? If its a steady blink that means the security system is engaged...

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    the light flashes like blink blink pause, blink blink, pause and when i manually lock the doors from the inside when i close the doors the horn beeps

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    This may be a touch of subject but,My key fobs halted working for a short time while I was in a sams parking lot. It turned out it was a radio frequency from on of the cart machines. My finances mom was having the same issue with her Nissan.

    I thought it was kinda odd that the interference from other devices would stop the working of the key fobs. I guess its better then pushing a cart and then my trunk pops open lol...
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    Is there a door open, or another opening on the car that is alarmed? It sounds like the alarm is trying to say "I can't arm because I've got a circuit on somewhere."
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    Quote Originally Posted by znn1337 View Post
    the light flashes like blink blink pause, blink blink, pause and when i manually lock the doors from the inside when i close the doors the horn beeps
    i believe this horn is to let you know you locked your doors manually. my 09 does the same thing...

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    My bugeye never sound the horn when the doors are locked manually from the inside -- and this is done almost every time the car is driven.

    Again, is there a hood or trunk or door open?
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    no doors or trunk open. I can't figure it out and Subaru wants 90$ to fix it which is bs. I wishm y warrenty covered it

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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    My bugeye never sound the horn when the doors are locked manually from the inside -- and this is done almost every time the car is driven.

    Again, is there a hood or trunk or door open?
    Mine either, because the alarm cannot be set without the key fob.

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    so does anyone have an idea on how to fix this?

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    sounds like you may be in valet mode. try holding the unlock button on your door panel with the driver door open. hold the unlock for at least two seconds and you will hear a horn chirp if it was in valet mode. then your key fobs should work.

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