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Old 04-20-2013, 11:34 AM   #1
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Remote door entry

On my 07 Ellipse sometimes the remote door entry works and sometimes it doesn't. It is not the remote battery and the compartment locks always work. Any experience with this problem?

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Old 04-20-2013, 12:26 PM   #2
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There should be a couple (maybe four) brass 'buttons' on the hinge side of the door frame which make electrical contact with the door to operate the lock. Try cleaning those off and see if that improves things (a pencil eraser would probably work well).

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Old 04-20-2013, 12:28 PM   #3
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Hi and welcome to the forum.

I had the same problem on my 07 Ellipse. It was intermittent at first and then turned into a hard failure. My extended warranty paid to have the system control unit replaced.

The one Winnie used is no longer available but they provided a compatible replacement. A call to their tech support could help you out a lot.

Best of luck.

Rick, Nancy, Peanut & Lola our Westie Dogs & Bailey the Sheltie.

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