98 ELDORADO

  • Tiny
  • viperkorn
  • 1998 Cadillac El Dorado
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic

My remote for my 1998 Cadillac eldorado stops working when I turn on the car with the key it honks the horn for a few seconds and then the remote works again why?

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Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 AT 8:45 AM

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  • DrCranknWrench
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It sounds like their is a fault in the security system. Try replacing the battery in the remote fob first. Then the best thing to do is take it to a repair facility and run a diagnostic to see what codes come up.
When you start the car with the car with the key, it resets the system.

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Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 AT 7:39 PM

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