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Old 10-29-2011, 11:10 PM
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I was at work tonight and the wife needed my truck for the final kids football game of the season she called me and said in the dash there was just a message that said to replace the battery in the remote.

I have a couple of questions here, anyone else had this msg?

what would cause the remote to run out so fast I have only had the truck for 7 months?

should I have the dealership replace this?

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I never even heard of that message

Yes take it to the dealer when you get a chance, when you take it in, ask them if they would mind checking for TSBs & RRTs that may involve your vehicle, never hurts to ask
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It may be a timed issue vs. a low battery issue. I'd ask the dealer that question about how it decided you needed to replace the battery.

Mine have been going strong on the truck and for over 4 years on the SRT.
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perhaps when you carry your keys, maybe in your pocket, something is pressing on one of the remote buttons, causing the remote to be activated, draining it's battery....anyway, no big deal to change the battery, simple, and the battery costs just a few bucks, about $3.00
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