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Again the SKIM module is married to the VIN so it won't do any good to swap it. The remote transmits to the SKIM module to lock and unlock the doors and it will not affect unlocking the door manually with your key. If you need to unlock the door you just need to insert the key and turn it left and right. If it will not turn try the key in the hatch and if it will not turn then it's likely the previous owner has changed the ignition key cylinder so you will need a key cut from the VIN to manually unlock the doors..
For the electrical issue of the remote not unlocking the doors you will need the remote tested with a RF tester to verify it's working properly, and then if it's good you will need a scantool to see what codes are in the original SKIM module. You will need to erase the codes and then try and start it then tell me what active codes it has..
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