Recently my car remote has been working intermittently. I finally got frustrated enough with it to fix it.

Step 1: Open the remote

Car remotes are pretty simple devices but there are several components that can need replacing; The case, the buttons, the battery, and the board.

To open the remote just remove the screw with a phillips head screwdriver and then use a standard screwdriver to separate the two sides of the case.

Once the remote was open I could see the problem. Part of the battery holder had come unsoldered.

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