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Old 04-16-2019, 07:02 PM
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Lock/Unlock & Remote Start distance

'16 Unlimited Backcountry Edition with 43k miles. Recently (within the last month) replaced Jeep battery & batteries in both keys yet the keys will not lock/unlock the door nor start the remote start from more than about 15 ft away. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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'16 Unlimited Backcountry Edition with 43k miles. Recently (within the last month) replaced Jeep battery & batteries in both keys yet the keys will not lock/unlock the door nor start the remote start from more than about 15 ft away. Any suggestions? Thanks!
Hold the metal part of the key under your chin and click it. Your head will act as an antenna. It may look silly, but it works and you don't have to be too obvious about it.

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Unfortunately that doesn’t work either. Anyone know where the receiver is in the Jeep - maybe that’s gone bad?
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Unfortunately that doesn’t work either. Anyone know where the receiver is in the Jeep - maybe that’s gone bad?

Ok JABCAT, apparently the location of the receiver is a closely guarded secret, BUT I did an end around. Out on Quadratec's site, there are installation instructions for a MOPAR post factory kit which supposedly is identical to the original. If so, your receiver in below the steering column and the antenna goes from the steering column area through the center console and over to the antenna module behind the glove box. You might want to check to make sure the antenna wire has not fallen out of the receiver module.


For the instructions, go to https://www.quadratec.com/products/97110_1001.htm , go down the page to the Difficulty Level 3 red icon and the instructions are right below that. SPOILER ALERT!!! The information about the antenna and receiver starts on page 15 step 31 and continues to Step 41 on page 16.



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