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Key fob got wet 2016 f150 truck will not start. Alarm went…

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Key fob got wet...

Key fob got wet 2016 f150 truck will not start

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fob's battery?

Yes alarm went off put key in its like the batt dead

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Unplug truck battery and replaced

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Can he ? she fix today got to leave to go out of town

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The water most likely has damaged the chip built into the key and the chip can not be read now and the computer thinks you are a thief. You will need your spare key or a locksmiths or dealerships diagnostic tool to reprogram 2 replacement keys to the vehicle. Some locksmiths are mobile and can come to you to prevent the tow.

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