Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rostra Alarm System with Receiver FCC ID JDRAPSR and Remote FCC ID JDRAPSBT

TDS Rostra manufactured an aftermarket alarm system that was used as a dealer-installed system on many vehicles, include some Hummer and some Toyota makes. As with most systems, the FCC ID on the control module (receiver) in the vehicle is … Continue reading

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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Keyless Entry Remote

1996 was a split year for keyless entry systems on Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles. At the beginning of the model year, Grand Cherokees used a keyless entry system with infrared signal transmission. The remote for this system is a 2-button … Continue reading

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Re-Programming Keyless Entry Remotes

A blog reader recently asked about re-programming a certain proximity remote. (Our tech staff will respond to that reader directly on Monday with an answer to the question.) My purpose here is to address the general case. Most keyless entry … Continue reading

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Keyless Remotes Getting Bigger

There is a trend that we think goes against consumer preferences. Keyless entry remotes are getting bigger. We do not believe that consumers want a big honking remote in their pockets or in their pocketbooks. But switchblade remotes such as … Continue reading

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Alpine Keyless Entry Remotes with FCC ID A269ZUA…

Alpine was a major early player in the manufacture of aftermarket alarm systems and of dealer-installed keyless entry systems for the major vehicle manufacturers. Alpine has long since exited this business. Remotes are no longer made for the aftermarket alarm … Continue reading

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Audiovox Aftermarket Alarm System Remotes

We have been receiving a bunch of inquiries recently about replacement remote controls for Audiovox systems. There seems to be some confusion about the use of FCC IDs on these systems. Generally, the remote and receiver have different FCC IDs, … Continue reading

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Proximity Keyless Entry Remote “Smart-Key” Used on 2004 Lexus LS430

A reader asked about a replacement keyless entry remote for a 2004 Lexus LS430. She had a proximity remote for the LS430 with push-button start. This particular application uses Lexus part number 89994-50240 or 89994-50241. It is a 3-button keyfob … Continue reading

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Toyota Dealer-Installed Keyless Entry Remotes with FCC ID BAB237131-022

For many years, keyless entry systems were installed in Toyota vehicles sold in North America by master dealers when the vehicles arrived at their US port of entry. These “port-installed” or “dealer-installed” systems used remotes with Toyota logos. Two of … Continue reading

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More About Code Alarm Aftermarket Alarm System Remote Controls with FCC ID GOH-FOUR

There are three different remotes that have FCC ID GOH-FOUR. Unfortunately, none of the three is interchangeable with any of the others. (This is very unusual.) One keyfob, RUI part 329-1329, is a low frequency 4-button keyfob that transmits in … Continue reading

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DEI (Clifford, Avital, Matrix, Python, etc) Aftermarket Alarm Remotes

Several Clifford Matrix alarm systems (made by Directed Electronics – DEI) used multiple remotes that seem to be causing confusion for some people. Clifford sold several two-way alarm systems, such as Matrix 2.2X and Matrix 3.3X, that used multiple remotes. … Continue reading

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