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06 Hummer, keyless entry only works from inside or right

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06 Hummer, keyless entry only works from inside or right next to vehicle, also serv TPM warning on, could this be related? radio interference with Wireless control module?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GMC
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I'm an independent contractor here at Just Answer.

The 2 issues are likely not related. I assume it is cold where you are and when its cold the tire pressure decreases. Have you checked to see if a tire is in fact low? Have you changed the battery in your remote key fob?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
took to dealer today to have new remotes programmed this was result. no actually tpm light has been on for over a year, new tires recently and tire dealer said sensors looked good, problem most likely with TPM, but remotes to keyless entry quit working a couple month ago, and went to dealer today.. remotes are new with new batteries. didn't know if both systems worked off of RF signals if something could be causing
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
not cold at all, seasonably warmer than usual
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** the dealer did they retrain the tire sensors. Tire sensors are easily damaged when replacing tires and the batteries in the sensors do fail. We need to know if they are all reading and or will train as the first diag step there.

For the new fobs signal distance to short. I first off need to know if this is a H1-2-3?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No didn't address TPM at dealer just fobs was thinking maybe related afterwards when got home and fobs only work from inside and directly beside vehicle it is an H3
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 1 year ago.

For the remote distance issue that is a faulty antennae inside the BCM, meaning a new BCM is needed. The BCM also controls the TPMS. Have you tried the sensor position relearn steps in the owners manual?

Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 1 year ago.

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