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Just wondering what the average range that a key fob should work at is.

With my old Supra I could unlock/lock the doors from a good 100ft but with this car I have to get so close sometimes I need to actually touch the key fob onto the car for it to work.

Is there anyway of increasing this range. Also, key fob has a brand new Battery.

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I found my fobs to be pants on my mk1 GS from a range perspective. Batteries never cured them and I assumed it was the design of the fobs (they aren't the same as the IS ones or the later GS ones).

One handy trick, which sounds daft but does work on most radio frequency remotes (even works on the remote plug sockets I have in the garage for my pond lights) is to hold the fob against your chin when you press the button.... and no, it isn't the 1st april, it does work.

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I found my fobs to be pants on my mk1 GS from a range perspective. Batteries never cured them and I assumed it was the design of the fobs (they aren't the same as the IS ones or the later GS ones).

One handy trick, which sounds daft but does work on most radio frequency remotes (even works on the remote plug sockets I have in the garage for my pond lights) is to hold the fob against your chin when you press the button.... and no, it isn't the 1st april, it does work.

This is true, I saw it on top gear with a Mercedes. If I hold my fob to my head, the range almost doubles lol

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That defo works, If I forget to lock he car and go into the house, I push the button and you can see from the window it doesn't work, but if you hold it against your head (I do it just above my ear usually lol) it works a treat!

I presume it uses your body like an antennae that effectively boosts the range?

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