Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 22:20:13 GMT
From: "The Grand Poobah" <eyles_jnopsamgovt.nz>
Subject: Re: remote, repair or replace? "universal" remote?


I was going to chuck the remote and get a new one but on an "all care no resposibility basis" a guy in my office into electronics repaired it by removing the dodgy clicker and putting in the good one from the trunk opening button. Works fine (except now no button to open liftback, but who cares?) cost: new batteries $NZ 12 1 dozen Steinlager $NZ 18 premium Kiwi beer total: $NZ 30 or US about $US 15 cheap! -- Grand Poobah '96 9000 CS 2.3 LPT 150km Steven Santinelli <santinellinopsamomp.com> wrote in article <QbEh9.5785$Zi.1871409nopsam1.news.adelphia.net>... > I think they are around, what? 120 dollars for a new one? I think that's > what the guy at the dealer said. I opted for a new rubber button piece that > had worn out. 7 bucks. OUCH. LET GO MY ARM, I'm ROBBING YOU! > > > Steve > > > -- > --- > Steven Santinelli > SMS-Hosting.com - Your web hosting professionals! > SMS-Telecom.com - Low cost Toll free service and more! > > > "The Grand Poobah" <eyles_jnopsamgovt.nz> wrote in message > news:01c25ddd$d8dfdae0$08350a0anopsam8004.wcc.govt.nz... > > I am sick of having a dodgy remote that only works when it wants to. > > > > Fortuantely we have two (my wife carries the good one). > > > > Should I bother having someone attempt to repair or just get a new one? > > > > No doubt the dealer will take my other arm as payment for new, does anyone > > know if there are aftermarket "universal" remotes I can programme myself > > from the good remote? > > > > cheers, John > > -- > > Grand Poobah > > '96 9000 CS 2.3 LPT 150km > > > --- > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). > Version: 6.0.386 / Virus Database: 218 - Release Date: 9/10/2002 > > >

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