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I think my 09 R/T is haunted, 3 times in about a week I have went into the garage and the trunk lid is popped open. It is put away for the winter, there is nobody around, the key fob is in a drawer and it is coming open on its own? Anybody else seen this? Is it mpossible that my daily driver (Honda Accord) or a neighbor has the same frequency as the Challenger? Got me puzzled.:(
 

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It's happened to me before a few times. I also had an issue with hesitation in the door locks where I had to push the unlock button 5-6 times to unlock the passenger door so when they fixed the door lock issue, it seemed to fix that too.
 

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It's happened to me before a few times. I also had an issue with hesitation in the door locks where I had to push the unlock button 5-6 times to unlock the passenger door so when they fixed the door lock issue, it seemed to fix that too.
What did they do to fix the door lock issue? I notice that sometimes I have to push it like 5-6 times to unlock the passenger side also. I now have a habit of pushing the button like 5 times when I need to unlock the passenger side.

Yeah I was at a bar with a friend the other night, and put the keys on the table as soon as i walked inside. and when he went outside for a smoke he saw my trunk open so he closed it and came back inside to tell me.

The key was on the table the whole time.....Weird
 

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I once had a Cadillac that did that everyday. I never could find out why. The air is loaded with thousands of radio signals so, it can often be impossible to pinpoint the cause.
 

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I think my 09 R/T is haunted, 3 times in about a week I have went into the garage and the trunk lid is popped open. It is put away for the winter, there is nobody around, the key fob is in a drawer and it is coming open on its own? Anybody else seen this? Is it mpossible that my daily driver (Honda Accord) or a neighbor has the same frequency as the Challenger? Got me puzzled.:(
I have an 09 Classic and about 2 weeks after I bought it the same thing happened to me. Every time I touched the keyfob the trunk opened by itself even inside my house it was very annoying. The dealer ordered me a new key fob and programed it. Have not had a problem since. You may be able to duplicate the problem by brushing your finger the top of each key fob to determine which one is bad mine was obvious. Good Luck
 

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What did they do to fix the door lock issue? I notice that sometimes I have to push it like 5-6 times to unlock the passenger side also. I now have a habit of pushing the button like 5 times when I need to unlock the passenger side.

Yeah I was at a bar with a friend the other night, and put the keys on the table as soon as i walked inside. and when he went outside for a smoke he saw my trunk open so he closed it and came back inside to tell me.

The key was on the table the whole time.....Weird
you and I developed the same habbits. Basically when I told them about the issue I think they re-flashed the computer and that solved it. It's a warranty item so you should be covered. Have them look at it.
 

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I may have a solution for anyone having this issue. I work for the company that makes the FOBIKS. We have had quite a few warranty FOBIKS returned lately for this issue. The trunk opens by itself, or the doors lock/unlock themselves, even the windows roll down.
After analyzing these parts, we were able to figure out what was causing these "Hauntings".

Here's the issue,
The FOBIK has a rubber mat with the button graphics on it. If you open your FOBIK, the bottom side of the rubber mat has metal discs called "Snap Domes". The sanp domes are what give each button that snap feel when you press it. Each of these snap domes are made of stainless steel, coated in a black carbon paint to give them extra conductivity. When you press the button, the snap dome completes the circuit for that button and the FOBIK transmits.
The issue is that sometimes a small piece of the carbon coating can break away from the stainless steel and get trapped under the snap dome. Even a very, very small piece of this is enough to create this problem.
Because the carbon material is very conductive, and it is trapped beneath the snap dome, it can complete the circuit very easily and make the FOBIK transmit. Depending on which button this happens to, this can create a variety of issues.
If this phenomenon occurs beneath most buttons, the outcome is very predictable but is most annoying when it happens beneath the Unlock button. That can randomly unlock the car, but also can make your windows roll down. Not good if it's raining out.

The FIX is very simple. Just open up the FOBIK, and use a q-tip and wipe both the PCB where the snap domes make contact, and also wipe off the underside of the snap domes. Remove any loose black residue. Once gone, the problem should go away as well.
 

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I think my 09 R/T is haunted, 3 times in about a week I have went into the garage and the trunk lid is popped open. It is put away for the winter, there is nobody around, the key fob is in a drawer and it is coming open on its own? Anybody else seen this? Is it mpossible that my daily driver (Honda Accord) or a neighbor has the same frequency as the Challenger? Got me puzzled.:(
This is happening to mine also. 2009 R/T
 

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The "snap-dome" fix sounds like the solution to your problem. If that doesn't cure it, I would either remove the trunk light bulb or disable the switch to prevent it from draining your battery.
 

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All is takes is a bunch of coins in your pocket or other keys on the ring while in your pocket to depress the button. Look at your FOB. The bottons on the Challenger fob are raised. Except for the panic button. It does not take much to depress the button and you will - open the windows, open the trunk, unlock your doors. But almost never set the panic mode.
 

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All is takes is a bunch of coins in your pocket or other keys on the ring while in your pocket to depress the button. Look at your FOB. The bottons on the Challenger fob are raised. Except for the panic button. It does not take much to depress the button and you will - open the windows, open the trunk, unlock your doors. But almost never set the panic mode.
I cant count the number of times I get into my car, sit down and hear the trunk open....

I now carry my keyfob in my jacket or shirt pocket.
 

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I may have a solution for anyone having this issue. I work for the company that makes the FOBIKS. We have had quite a few warranty FOBIKS returned lately for this issue. The trunk opens by itself, or the doors lock/unlock themselves, even the windows roll down.
After analyzing these parts, we were able to figure out what was causing these "Hauntings".

Here's the issue,
The FOBIK has a rubber mat with the button graphics on it. If you open your FOBIK, the bottom side of the rubber mat has metal discs called "Snap Domes". The sanp domes are what give each button that snap feel when you press it. Each of these snap domes are made of stainless steel, coated in a black carbon paint to give them extra conductivity. When you press the button, the snap dome completes the circuit for that button and the FOBIK transmits.
The issue is that sometimes a small piece of the carbon coating can break away from the stainless steel and get trapped under the snap dome. Even a very, very small piece of this is enough to create this problem.
Because the carbon material is very conductive, and it is trapped beneath the snap dome, it can complete the circuit very easily and make the FOBIK transmit. Depending on which button this happens to, this can create a variety of issues.
If this phenomenon occurs beneath most buttons, the outcome is very predictable but is most annoying when it happens beneath the Unlock button. That can randomly unlock the car, but also can make your windows roll down. Not good if it's raining out.

The FIX is very simple. Just open up the FOBIK, and use a q-tip and wipe both the PCB where the snap domes make contact, and also wipe off the underside of the snap domes. Remove any loose black residue. Once gone, the problem should go away as well.
These are the kind of posts that make this forum simply awesome:thumbsup:

A big thank you to Firebird2000:)
 

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I may have a solution for anyone having this issue. I work for the company that makes the FOBIKS. We have had quite a few warranty FOBIKS returned lately for this issue. The trunk opens by itself, or the doors lock/unlock themselves, even the windows roll down.
After analyzing these parts, we were able to figure out what was causing these "Hauntings".

Here's the issue,
The FOBIK has a rubber mat with the button graphics on it. If you open your FOBIK, the bottom side of the rubber mat has metal discs called "Snap Domes". The sanp domes are what give each button that snap feel when you press it. Each of these snap domes are made of stainless steel, coated in a black carbon paint to give them extra conductivity. When you press the button, the snap dome completes the circuit for that button and the FOBIK transmits.
The issue is that sometimes a small piece of the carbon coating can break away from the stainless steel and get trapped under the snap dome. Even a very, very small piece of this is enough to create this problem.
Because the carbon material is very conductive, and it is trapped beneath the snap dome, it can complete the circuit very easily and make the FOBIK transmit. Depending on which button this happens to, this can create a variety of issues.
If this phenomenon occurs beneath most buttons, the outcome is very predictable but is most annoying when it happens beneath the Unlock button. That can randomly unlock the car, but also can make your windows roll down. Not good if it's raining out.

The FIX is very simple. Just open up the FOBIK, and use a q-tip and wipe both the PCB where the snap domes make contact, and also wipe off the underside of the snap domes. Remove any loose black residue. Once gone, the problem should go away as well.
Great info Firebird, Thanks!
 

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Firebird 2000's post needs to be archived with all the other valuable tips & tricks.
That is GREAT info! Thanks.
 

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All is takes is a bunch of coins in your pocket or other keys on the ring while in your pocket to depress the button. Look at your FOB. The bottons on the Challenger fob are raised. Except for the panic button. It does not take much to depress the button and you will - open the windows, open the trunk, unlock your doors. But almost never set the panic mode.
Actually I've set the panic button off about 5 times in the past year at work.:alf:
 
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