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wilson1976 07-21-2017 10:43 AM

2008 lr2
 
Looking for land rover love in all the wrong places when it comes to the key fob which is now a paperweight. Replaced battery and the vehicle refuses to leave the parking spot.

ArmyRover 07-21-2017 11:37 AM

what's it doing what's it not doing if you want help you have to give us more to go off of.

oh and welcome

wilson1976 07-22-2017 11:11 AM

The key fob has not worked for any functions other than starting the vehicle for some time. Recently, the starting process became intermittent several attempts to start I would resort to the system check process of placing the key in the docking station and then pressing the start/stop button with my foot off the brake. The system check completes and then the next starting attempt works or I have to wait for 10 to 15 minutes and numerous system checks to finally get the car going. I was finally fed up and decided to work through the reasoning behind the problem. Battery, alternator as per Autozone all checked out. I went to a battery supply store and the employee opened the key fob to discover it was a rechargeable battery that they did not stock and would have to be ordered. The key fob was reassembled and I promptly tried to start the vehicle - the docking station would not accept it, so after a zillion attempts the key would not charge nor start the car. It has been sitting in front of the battery supply store for over a week. The rechargeable battery that was ordered has been delivered and installed and the key still does not work. Is there a simple reset to get the key fob to be accepted and get this car moving? We have tried jump starting and that did nothing. I am so determined to avoid having it towed to the dealer and paying unnecessary sums of money for a new key.


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