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Changed batteries. now fob won't work. 2004 optima LX.

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Changed batteries. now fob...

Changed batteries. now fob won't work

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you changed a battery before?

No

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Kia?

2004 optima LX

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

Trying too. Battery died. Changed battery. have power but need to re-program remote.

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Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 3 months ago
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Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 3 months ago

You likely do need to reprogram the remote back to the car.

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Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 3 months ago

Do you have access to equipment to program the remotes?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
no
Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 3 months ago

Ok. To have the remote program you will need to stop by the dealer so they can use the scan tool to save the remote to the car.

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Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 3 months ago

Hi. DId you get my last response?

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