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I got key fob wet and now it locks/ unlocks beeps and alarms…

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I got key fob...

I got key fob wet and now it locks/ unlocks beeps and alarms in its own , what should I do ?

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

No , I can't figure out how to open fob to look at it

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

2010 mazda5

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Mazda5 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I disconnected battery to get it to stop beeping , andrecoinectes it , fob worked , but it locks on its own now after a few minutes then starts beeping after that

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

It stopped alarming than the doors locks went off and on again fob was flashing then starting alarming

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Mazda Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 1 year ago
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Remove battery from key remote and lock or unlock door with key. Then take remote and put in a bag of rice overnight to dry out the moisture from it. See if this works?

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Mazda Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 1 year ago

Do not have battery in it until dried out overnight in rice bag.

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