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RFK942 not working after disconnecting and reconnecting the car battery

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After getting the RFK942 working I did some maintenance on the car.  I disconnected the battery to perform the maintenance required and after reconnecting the battery I attempted to lock the doors with the RFK942 remote.  The remote sent the signal but doors did not lock (LED turned red).  I thought that perhaps the antenna needed to be reprogrammed so I attempted to perform the programming procedure again.  The antenna would not program (no blue LED) so I connected it to the Flashlink Manager to see if something had been turned off.  The Flashlink Manager did not recognized that the antenna was connected.  From this I am gathering that the antenna was damaged when I reconnected the car battery.  Is this possible?  If so, what can I do to prevent this from happening again?  Would a different RF kit work better (for example the RF642W)?
asked May 16, 2021 in Acura by Luis Sanchez (950 points)

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I would suggest calling into tech support so we can diagnose the antenna to determine if it has been damaged.

 

1-877-336-7797

 

Be sure to be at the vehicle with access to module, flasher and rf kit.

 

I have disconnecte the battery in my personal vehicle before and re conncted it and had no issue with my personal 942 remote. Unless a voltage spike occured or the battery was connected in the wrong sequence, I dont see why it would be damaged.
answered May 17, 2021 by derek (270,220 points)
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