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I have an 08 odyssey and the key fob will not unlock the…

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I have an 08...

I have an 08 odyssey and the key fob will not unlock the doors nor will the key in the door.

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

Yes. I can hear noise when i hit unlock on the fob and the lights blink when I do so. but I can't get any of them to open

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

Nothing

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

Its freaking cold today. 19 degrees

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Honda
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Mechanic for Honda: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 7 months ago
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Mechanic for Honda: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 7 months ago

19 degrees , get some wd 40 , insert the tube in the door lock cylinder where you inserting key and spray,use a towel under so it want get on your paint ,come back with they key and wiggle left and right see if that helps it unlock

the actuator is frozen and not releasing or coming out 1/2 way, most likely weak and need replacement but for now try that and let me know

Please let me know

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
i had to go to work. ill try during my lunch break
Mechanic for Honda: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 7 months ago

okay sounds good

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