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Author Topic: Changed the battery on 2008 and the key fobs suddenly don't work?  (Read 5808 times)

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Offline Sly Bob

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This is and older TSB but many aren't aware of it. I had searched the database that I normally use and it didn't show up.

If you have a 2008, you change the battery and the key fobs suddenly don't work here's the TSB that you need to take to the dealer to get it fixed. You will find that there isn't any information on the car from the TPMS system either if this issue occurs.



#08-03-16-001B: Key Fobs Inoperative, TPM System Not Reading Correctly - Dashes on Al Four Tire Readings, DTCs C0775, C0569, B3105 Set, Unable to Program TPM Sensors (Reprogram RCDLR) - (Jul 31, 2008)


Subject: Key Fobs Inoperative, TPM System Not Reading Correctly - Dashes On All Four Tire Readings, DTCs C0775, C0569, B3105 Set, Unable to Program TPM Sensors (Reprogram RCDLR)


Models: 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, HHR, Malibu

2008 Pontiac G5, G6, Solstice

2008 Saturn AURA, SKY

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This bulletin is being revised to update the Important statement to reflect the new direction to no longer contact TCSC. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 08-03-16-001A (Section 03 - Suspension).


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Condition
Some customers may comment that the key fobs are inoperative or that the TPM system is showing dashes as the reading for all four tires.

Technicians may find DTCs C0775, C0569 and B3105 set simultaneously in the RCDLR module.

In addition, the technicians may find Tire Pressure Monitoring sensors are unable to be programmed to the vehicle by adding or releasing pressure to the tire while the vehicles in the TPM learn mode.

Cause
These conditions may be caused by the following:

• The RCDLR may lose its transmitter and tire pressure monitoring data from its memory if a low voltage condition occurs on the vehicle.

• The ability for TPM learning by adding or releasing pressure to the tire has been disabled in the RCDLR.

Correction
Reprogram the RCDLR with an updated software calibration to address both issues listed above. This new service calibration is available on TIS2WEB using Service Programming System (SPS). As always, make sure your Tech 2® is updated with the latest software.

Important: If the Tech 2® could not establish communication with the RCDLR AND the programming event ended with error, attempt to reprogram in Service Programming System (SPS) by selecting "Remote Control Door Lock Receiver (TSB 08-03-16-001) with E4399 error -- Pass Thru Only".

Once the RCDLR module has been reflashed with the latest software and calibrations, the following may also be necessary:

• Relearn all keyless entry transmitters.

• Reconfigure the tire pressure placards and the tire type.

• Relearn the tire pressure sensors.

Refer to SI for the procedures to relearn transmitters, placard and tire type configuration and tire pressure sensor learn.
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Re: Changed the battery on 2008 and the key fobs suddenly don't work?
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2012, 01:47:41 PM »
thanks - this is exactly why I had the dealer change the battery on my 08...    :D
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Re: Changed the battery on 2008 and the key fobs suddenly don't work?
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2012, 02:32:37 PM »
Good to know if I ever decide to buy another one. :)
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Re: Changed the battery on 2008 and the key fobs suddenly don't work?
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2012, 02:50:49 PM »
Good info to know because my G6 is an 08!

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Re: Changed the battery on 2008 and the key fobs suddenly don't work?
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2012, 06:57:53 PM »
I have disconnected the battery numerous times on my '08 and never had an issue. It was built late in the model year though and I suspect the issue was fixed by then. Just because you have an '08 it doesn't mean you will run into this issue. And if you do the car is still operable until you can get it to the dealer and have it fixed.
« Last Edit: March 20, 2014, 10:44:13 AM by Sly Bob »
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