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Old 11-19-2013, 05:27 PM
 
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A few days ago the plastic clip on my remote start key fob broke off my keychain, so I have been carrying the key fob separately in my pocket. I lost it somewhere today, likely when taking my wallet out of my pocket. I have a second key fob that works and that I will use instead, but does anyone know if it is possible to reprogram the key fob I do have with a new "code" so that the old key fob will no longer associate with my car. Basically, I don't want someone walking around trying to determine which car can be started/unlocked with my lost fob.

Edit: I should also mention this is an aftermarket Viper system.

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Old 11-19-2013, 05:42 PM
 
Location: 35 yrs CO, 3 yrs CT
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IF you can do it yourself, there should be instructions in your owner's manual. More likely you will need to take it to a dealer, and they can remove the code for the lost fob from the car's memory. (Also some locksmiths have invested in the equipment needed to do re-programming)

If you would like more specific info from this forum, please provide make, model, year of car. They are not all the same.
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Old 11-19-2013, 05:55 PM
 
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IF you can do it yourself, there should be instructions in your owner's manual. More likely you will need to take it to a dealer, and they can remove the code for the lost fob from the car's memory. (Also some locksmiths have invested in the equipment needed to do re-programming)

If you would like more specific info from this forum, please provide make, model, year of car. They are not all the same.
Apparently you missed the part where OP said this is a Viper alarm.
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Old 11-19-2013, 05:55 PM
 
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Thanks for the info. Just to be clear, this is an aftermarket Viper system that is not original to the car. It was installed by the previous owner and I don't have a manual or any other documentation that would describe how to reprogram it. But you do think an installer may be able to remove the old fob from the system's memory?
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Old 11-19-2013, 05:58 PM
 
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Thanks for the info. Just to be clear, this is an aftermarket Viper system that is not original to the car. It was installed by the previous owner and I don't have a manual or any other documentation that would describe how to reprogram it. But you do think an installer may be able to remove the old fob from the system's memory?
I don't think it can, but I've been out of the business for a while. Try the12volt.com. If I think of it I'll call a buddy who is still in the business tomorrow.
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Old 11-19-2013, 06:28 PM
 
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I don't think it can, but I've been out of the business for a while. Try the12volt.com. If I think of it I'll call a buddy who is still in the business tomorrow.
Thanks in advance!
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Old 11-19-2013, 07:01 PM
 
Location: 35 yrs CO, 3 yrs CT
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Apparently you missed the part where OP said this is a Viper alarm.

Looks like OP was editing his post to add that info at same time of my response.
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Old 11-19-2013, 08:19 PM
 
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Looks like OP was editing his post to add that info at same time of my response.
I agree.
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:30 PM
 
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Bought a 2003 Ford Taurus SES and it has a after market door unlock and close,
trunk opener,remote starter and horn activator incase of emergency, I broke it
and the only way to activate it is to connect it to the battery with wires.
It has a reciever which is mounted just above the mirror with 2 antenas, one on the right and another on the left. if anybody knows who made this unit I would truly appreciate it to know the name of the company and model number, thank you,
Mike Ramos boricatracho@yahoo.com
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:09 PM
 
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1. It is considered bad form to hijack someone else's thread with your own unrelated question.

2. How is anyone supposed to know the make and model of a system you have provided no useful info about? All we know so far is it has antennas and wires. Oh, and it doesn't work.

3. No one here is going to email you, all you've done by posting your email address is to provide it to email harvesters so they can spam you.
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