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Key damaged message - start button don't work, FOB battery…

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Key damaged message -...

Key damaged message - start button don't work

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

FOB battery was changed, but still the same message ... Do you think to Switch off the car-battery for short time ?

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

CHallenger 2010

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

Only changed the FOB-batterya today ...

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

No, that's my only Problem :-(

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UK Auto Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 10 months ago
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UK Auto Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 10 months ago

hey how are you

Have you tried resetting after the key fob battery replacement

any security light flashing on dash ?

do you have a capable scanner to read fault codes from anti theft module

Master reset Procedure

1- Disconnect Battery Cables ( Negative & Positive Cables )you can use any electrical wire as an extension if battery cables don't reach .

2- Hold cables Together for 60 secs ,then let go

3- Wait 30 minutes

4- Make sure all doors are closed

5- Reconnect battery Cables

6- Lock & unlock the vehicles using the key from driver door side (if you have a key fob with no blade key, just lock & unlock using the key fob buttons)

7- Enter the vehicle and attempt to start

Lets start here and we go from there

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

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