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My fob would not unlock my Honda Element. I remember

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replaced the battery and still...
My fob would not unlock my Honda Element. I remember replaced the battery and still won't unlock or start car
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Mechanic for Honda: HONDASERVICE7791, Honda Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, I will try my best to help you with your concern.

does the red light come on the fob when you press the buttons?

Is this a key you normally use ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
it does and yes I only have one key and fob
Mechanic for Honda: HONDASERVICE7791, Honda Technician replied 2 years ago

and when you try to start the vehicle it will turn over but not start and run?

have you had the battery replaced recently? the vehicle battery?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The key will turn to the start position Ned the lights come on dash but it will not turn over at all
Mechanic for Honda: HONDASERVICE7791, Honda Technician replied 2 years ago

ok thanks for the information

it sounds like you have two separate issues here

  1. the key fob some how has lost its program. It happens, not very often but it happens
  2. the starter is faulty or it is a wiring issue

first we need to solve the no start issue. are you going to try to diagnose this yourself?

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