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Changed battery in my XLR now it will not start

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Changed battery in my XLR now it will not start
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Cadillac
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Cadillac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
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Is your security light on with the key on?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
When I try to start the car it says key fob not recognized it recognize the key fob before I change the battery
Cadillac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

I suspect that the fob is getting weak. It will at minimum need to be programmed and possibly replaced.

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Cadillac Mechanic: Tool Hut, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

Try placing it in the pocket in the glove box and see if it will start?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thanks, ***** *****
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