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Old 10-15-2016, 05:54 AM
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I have a keyless entry system in my Chrysler 300 & I have lost one of my key fobs. It's the type that you can't start the car with out having the fob in the vehicle so it has to be constantly transmitting some kind of signal....right? Does anyone know if there is a way to track the fob?

I have looked online & haven't found anything yet. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 10-15-2016, 07:03 AM
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Check behind the couch.
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ex found hers in the fridge next to the wine
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Old 10-15-2016, 07:25 AM
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It's where you left it. Glad I could help.

Actually they do make equipment that could track the signal. You're best bet would be a company that sells private surveillance equipment. They would have "sniffers" they use to find "bugs" but the cost to find it would probably be more than it's worth.
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Use the force Jedi. Because a new one is going to cost you at least $200.
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My wife lost hers in the car. Knew it was in the because the car would start. Damned if we could find it. Actually traded the car with it like that.
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Old 10-15-2016, 08:11 AM
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Mine won't start so I know it's not in the car but it has to be at my house somewhere. I have searched everywhere it could possibly be & no luck.

There has to be a way to track it but I haven't foind a way yet.
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Old 10-15-2016, 08:31 AM
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Might want one of these in the future.

Can locate them with an app on your smartphone.
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Old 10-15-2016, 08:36 AM
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It'll be in the last place you look - so to save time, look there first. 😎
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Old 10-15-2016, 08:42 AM
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if you have the second fob , go to the dealer and get a replacement ,
you will get asked some security questions and have to hand over you wife and first born child , but they code you a new one in no time , dont know about Chrysler in the US prices , however Mitsubishi AU charged around $450 to replace one that i sent for a swim .
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The key fob does not transmit a signal all the time. The car sends a signal when you press start or open a door and the key fob answers with the correct authorization if it's in range.

The battery would never last if the fob transmitted all the time.
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The fobs typically work by replying to a message from the car, or wake up by movement. You are screwed. Look at the last place you had it! Ha
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Buy a new one, the old one is sure to appear.
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Move the car around the house, if you can start it you know your within a few feet of the key, kind of like the hot and cold game.
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Originally Posted by Esuomm1 View Post
Might want one of these in the future.

Can locate them with an app on your smartphone.
Ditto. Tile is great! I have it on my keyring, luggage and briefcase
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Is it under your mistress's bed?
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Just pay me to come out and make you a new one .
You will find it right after.
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