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How do I program a remote door lock after fitting a new

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how do I program a remote door lock after fitting a new battery?
JA: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?
Customer: Old remote battery was flat,,,new one has been fitted
JA: What is the model/year of your Mitsubishi?
Customer: 2007 ML Triton Diesel
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have replaced the battery in the remote door lock key fob
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  indy-tech replied 3 months ago.

Hi, I'm Greg (Indy-Tech).
Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.
Rgds Greg.

Expert:  indy-tech replied 3 months ago.


The vehicle may be fitted with an aftermarket alarm/central locking system.

System operation Pressing remote control lock button once activates central locking.

Indicators and interior lamp will flash twice.

Pressing remote control unlock button once deactivates central locking.

Indicators will flash four times.

If vehicle unlocked and doors or tailgate not opened within 30 seconds, locks are reactivated.

Programming When Remote control added or replaced.

System malfunction.

How Earth terminal 1 of data link connector (DLC) Fig. 1 Attached .

Close all doors.

Turn ignition switch to ACC position and then back to OFF position 3 times within 10 seconds.

Doors should lock then unlock.

Press remote control lock or unlock button once.

Press remote control lock or unlock button twice within 10 seconds.

Doors should lock then unlock.

Repeat above procedure within 1 minute to program remaining remote controls.

Remote controls can also be programmed using diagnostic equipment.

Fig. 1 attached


A maximum of 2 remote controls can be programmed.

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Kind regards Greg..