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Remote Keyless Entry May Not Work at Times on Dodge Nitro

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The remote start or keyless entry system may not function at times. A service repair kit is available which should correct this condition.

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Average mileage: 86,423 (26,000–160,855)
3 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009
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Remote does not work, requiring use of the key to enter the vehicle. It is not the battery as it has been replaced. The issue is intermittent. Sometimes, I can unlock the car at 40 feet away, other times, 1 foot away or not at all.
My keyless entry will unlock sometimes and sometimes not!
It can take up to 2 min to get it to unlock. I hate to unlock the door, the alarm goes off.
I lock my doors every night, some mornings, it will be unlocked!?
At some point at night it's unlocking.
What can I do to resolve this issue??
Keyless remote activates by itself if the key is in close proximity of vehicle - battery had to be taken out of remote because it was activating so much it killed the vehicle's batter!!!
TRY TO USE KEYLESS REOMOTE TO UNLOCK DOORS AND THE RADIATOR FAN KICKS ON AND THE DOORS WON'T UNLOCK AND THE ENGINE LIGHT COMES ON.
Keyless unlock activates and deactivates 4x4, turns on radio and hear the fuel pump. Check engine light on.
doors does not even open if i push the unlock botton inside the car or with the remote key
Not resolved.
Per a local independent repair shop diagnoses, the Total Integrated Power Module is shorting at the fuse pin for the door locks, along with other fuse pins. The part has not been replaced
Keyless entry occasionally doesn't work. Around 200k taillights no longer light on unlock. Remote lock occasionally results in multiple honking. Remote unlock occasionally locks with honk instead of unlock.
Key fob will not lock/unlock vehicle. WILL start vehicle. Happened at same time with BOTH key fobs....