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Kiatech, Kia Master Technician
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Experience:  30+ years experience,ASE certified,KIA certified Master Technician,Ford factory trained
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Alarm is sounding once the Key Fob is removed from the

Customer Question

Alarm is sounding once the Key Fob is removed from the steering column -- why
JA: Have you checked the fob's battery?
Customer: Not yet -- but I took it to a dealer and he said I must replace the BCM for $1K
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: where do I get a Battery for the FOB 2010 Optima
JA: Are you fixing your Optima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: tried nothing yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: very low mileage --- car sits in garage most of the time - and no "events" that would trigger the electrical system to malfunction
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 months ago.

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