Key fob opens car doors but won't start the car

Asked by HR60 Sep 07, 2018 at 09:20 AM about the 2015 Honda CR-V

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have two key fobs.

One works fine.

The other will always open the doors... but won't always start the ignition... even when I hold the key fob close to the push-button ignition.

Does the tiny battery in the key fob need to be replaced, or is this something else?

3 Answers


You probably should replace the batteries in the FOBs every couple of years. Make sure you use the correct battery and install it with the proper polarity.

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