He doesn't seem to give a shlit what she thinks....
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Coby7Member Since 04 Oct 2016
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Magnetic Hill, New Brunswick
2011 Silver Silverado ext cab
I repair GM FOBs and instrument panels for GM pick-ups 03-07
Posted by Coby7 on 11 January 2017 - 12:20 PM
Received motors this morning just in time for a Purolator delivery of a cluster or they should maybe be called ''Purelylater''.
Meanwhile did a few FOBs and a cluster repair while waiting!!! One thing about Purolator they are consistently inconsistent or is that inconsistently consistent. They're never on time.
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Posted by Coby7 on 11 January 2017 - 12:14 PM
Out of the owner's manual
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Posted by Coby7 on 11 January 2017 - 08:51 AM
Batteries last 6-7 years in these FOBs, I only change them when they get bellow 3 volts but they work fine until about 2.7 volts in GMs.
I have the exact same problem at home. It's not your battery, it took me a while to figure out why it worked fine from the house 60' away and I couldn't get it to work once outside until I was almost at the truck. What was even weirder is when I was at Wally World it would start from 100' away. Then it struck me there's and FM radio transmitter not too far from our house, so I looked up what frequency it was transmitting on and bingo 105.1fm. The third harmonic is 315.3MHz and you guessed it the FOBs run @ 315 Mhz. The fm transmitter jams the FOB, Inside the house you are somewhat shielded especially me with the steel roof and explains why it works inside and not out. I proved it by taking one of the stainless steel salade bowls using it as a shield and a somewhat parabolic reflector and my remote works perfectly outside. So this confirmed to me that their was nothing wrong with the FOB or the system.
Pretty sure it is mentioned in the user manual. ''Distance may be reduced where fm transmission are pronounced''.
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Posted by Coby7 on 05 January 2017 - 08:14 AM
Yup, these resistors are to close to the background speedometer bulb which gets very hot at times causing these to crack and eventually fail.
This is one of the reasons I replace all bulbs with LEDs, it drops consumption of cluster by 10 watts
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Posted by Coby7 on 05 January 2017 - 06:34 AM
Mine was way worst than that and look at it now. I replace the rear section of the frame, bed, tailgate, bumper tail lights, leaf springs and fuel pump. Wish I had pictures of the before, but believe me it was buckled after being rear-ended by a texting Ford F250. Truck drives like new again. Just missing the spare tire tube cap in the bumper.
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Posted by Coby7 on 03 January 2017 - 02:02 PM
This morning did an other 2004 TopKick cluster for a guy from Calais Maine. Paid me with Canadian money too. Then I did a 2003 Avalanche cluster refurbish and a 2005 Uplander FOB ( 15114374 ). I'm down to 15 motors, my order better come in soon.
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Posted by Coby7 on 30 December 2016 - 06:31 PM