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key fob works through brick and cinder block but remains open once open

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#1 OFFLINE   nemonik

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:26 PM

I was at the local library for 6 hours today...

 

When the librarian stopped by and asked if I owned a hatchback and my heart sunk. :cry:

 

No damage.

 

I have to move where I put my key fob as my hatch had remotely opened and had remained open for quite some time. 

 

And I'm in the South were... I suppose where the Broken Window Theory isn't quite acted upon.

 

But I have a question, I thought the hatch would remotely close if open for an extended period of time -- Am I mistaken?  I thought it had don this before.  Is there a setting?


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#2 OFFLINE   wab

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 05:22 PM

I left ours open at least a couple of hours, didn't close.

But I was working on  the tail lights so maybe it knew I was there???

 

I was working on the front and must have pushed the button X2 in my pocket  OUCH  the garage door was closed.

 

One of my neighbors sets his alarm off ALL THE TIME.


Edited by wab, 08 April 2013 - 05:26 PM.


#3 OFFLINE   zhackwyatt

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:02 AM

I was at the local library for 6 hours today...

 

When the librarian stopped by and asked if I owned a hatchback and my heart sunk. :cry:

 

No damage.

 

I have to move where I put my key fob as my hatch had remotely opened and had remained open for quite some time. 

 

And I'm in the South were... I suppose where the Broken Window Theory isn't quite acted upon.

 

But I have a question, I thought the hatch would remotely close if open for an extended period of time -- Am I mistaken?  I thought it had don this before.  Is there a setting?

I've read the entire manual and there was no mention of this.  Not that that means anything, but I'm pretty sure it won't close on its own.



#4 OFFLINE   nemonik

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 02:10 PM

I've read the entire manual and there was no mention of this.  Not that that means anything, but I'm pretty sure it won't close on its own.

 

Yeah, that's why I asked.  I swear this thing once closed on itself.  Who knows.



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Posted 09 April 2013 - 03:10 PM

I pocket opened my hatch one time.  Came out side and the hatch was open.  Sort of like I'm always doing with my phone dialing the last person I talked with.  Or random dial from my contacts list.  A pain for sure.



#6 OFFLINE   Louder North

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Posted 07 March 2016 - 01:05 PM

I pocket opened my hatch one time.  Came out side and the hatch was open.  Sort of like I'm always doing with my phone dialing the last person I talked with.  Or random dial from my contacts list.  A pain for sure.

 

This happened to my yesterday.  I was in the kitchen (next to the driveway) and I could see the top of the lift gate up in the air! Weird. Must have 'pocket dialed' it open.  Thank goodness I could close it from the house (we still have snow on the ground).



#7 OFFLINE   Louder North

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Posted 09 March 2016 - 12:30 PM

This happened to my yesterday.  I was in the kitchen (next to the driveway) and I could see the top of the lift gate up in the air! Weird. Must have 'pocket dialed' it open.  Thank goodness I could close it from the house (we still have snow on the ground).

 

It happened again the next night!   Now I'm wondering what is the effective range of the transmitter/fob....?  I haven't experimented, but am thinking that if I am say 3 meters from the car (in the house), and a cat passes by under the back of the car, will that cause the lift gate to open? 



#8 OFFLINE   livesmith

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Posted 10 March 2016 - 10:22 AM

It happened again the next night!   Now I'm wondering what is the effective range of the transmitter/fob....?  I haven't experimented, but am thinking that if I am say 3 meters from the car (in the house), and a cat passes by under the back of the car, will that cause the lift gate to open? 

I believe for the power liftgate foot functionality the  key needs to be within a couple feet of the hatch.  So inside wouldn't be a problem that way.

 

However, if you got the button pressed in your pocket, then inside the house seems like fair game.  I've not yet come out to an open hatch but I have come out to find all my windows down at least once so far.  Pluses and minuses to having longer range...


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