Monthly Archives: November 2012

Caution: FCC ID EZSDEI7701

Customers sometimes assume that the only information needed to buy the correct replacement car remote is the FCC ID. This is not always true. Take FCC ID EZSDEI7701 as an example. This FCC ID, usually with a letter at the … Continue reading

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Did You Know? . . . Nissan Remotes with FCC ID KBRASTU15

Nissan keyless entry remote controls with FCC ID KBRASTU15 were used on many Nissan and Infiniti vehicles for several years. In fact, apart from a few Ford and GM remotes, no FCC ID appeared on more vehicle applications than KBRASTU15. … Continue reading

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1998-2002 Honda Passport Remote

We recently received an inquiry asking why is it so hard to find replacement factory keyless entry remotes for a 1998-2002 Honda Passport. That keyfob remote is made by Denso. Honda’s part number for the remote is 8-97149-392-0. The reason … Continue reading

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Programming a Replacement Remote Control for an Aftermarket Alarm System

I just received an inquiry from a consumer who was having difficulty programming his aftermarket alarm system replacement remote control because his system did not have a valet switch installed. Nearly all aftermarket alarm systems use the valet switch or … Continue reading

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Audiovox Remote with FCC ID ELVAT6B

I received another inquiry related to Audiovox aftermarket alarm system remote controls. This time, the consumer was asking about a remote with FCC ID ELVAT6B. This original remote control is an older keyfob. Remotes Unlimited replaces it with a newer … Continue reading

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1999 Ford Truck Remote Controls

Be careful when buying a replacement remote control for a 1999 Ford truck. It was a split production year for those vehicles. Trucks assembled in March 1999 and later used a different keyless entry remote keyfob than trucks produced through … Continue reading

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Remote Control for Audiovox Pursuit PRO Series Aftermarket Alarm Systems

Remotes Unlimited recently received an inquiry asking if we offer a replacement remote for Audiovox’s Pursuit Pro series of alarm systems, specifically PRO4175FT and PRO4175FT4. RUI does offer a replacement remote for both of these systems — RUI part number … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Search

Remotes Unlimited provides customers 5 ways to search for a replacement automotive remote control — (1) by the make/model/year of the vehicle, (2) by the vehicle ID number, (3) by the remote manufacturer’s part number, (4) by the FCC ID … Continue reading

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Audiovox and Code Alarm Remote Controls

Code Alarm was an early leader both in selling aftermarket car alarm systems and in supplying keyless entry systems to vehicle manufacturers for use in option packages or as dealer-installed systems. A while back, Audiovox bought Code Alarm. Since then, … Continue reading

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Dealers May Lie About Programming

I was talking to a counterman at a NAPA store in North Dakota yesterday. He said he needed a replacement keyless remote for his 2006 Chevy Silverado pickup. When he called his local Chevy dealer to buy the remote, he … Continue reading

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