I have the keyless, no touch a keyfob, poooooshbutton deal on my Lexus. I find it no more convenient than having a keyfob & key. I once went on a long trip with 3 other bidness associates in my Lexus. Yeah, they loved the limousine comfort. But we would be leaving some place, walking to the car, and the other guys would be standing at the car pulling the handles, and have to wait on me to get to the car and touch the handle. It would have been better to have the fob and pooooosh the button from 50 to 100 feet away.
Originally Posted by Ares
Luckily, the keyless fob thingies for the Lexus don't need anything when the battery dies, except a new battery. They work just fine after installing a fresh battery. Not all will. I think BMWs and maybe Audis have some issues with the fobs after replacing batteries. PITA. I don't know what happens in the case of a Mirage and dead fob battery. Could be simple like the Lexus, dunno.
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