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My 2016 panamara wont start. Does not recognize the fobs

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My 2016 panamara wont start. Does not recognize the fobs
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Porsche
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
It locks and unlocks but will not start
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
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Expert:  FixItMan replied 11 days ago.

Hello, my name is***** you tell me if there are any warning lights on the dash when you try starting it?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
No warning lights. Looks normal. But when you turn the ignition starter the car claims it does not recognize the fob.
Expert:  FixItMan replied 10 days ago.

It sounds like the vehicle has lost its remote programming. I have seen this many times and the gateway needs to be rebooted with a scan tool and the system reprogrammed. It can also occur if the battery is low so that should be tested also.