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Funny Dual Locking Puzzles Solved


Dec 15, 2019
Far Northern California
I went on a trip from California to Denver recently, and the walkaway locking wasn't working.

While we were there visiting, it worked okay.

Then, on the way home, it stopped working again. I decided to ignore the problem until I got home. But at a hotel, my wife comes in and says "I didn't have my phone, but the car let me in!"

I say, "No way, you must have just forgotten that you used your wallet key."

She says, "Watch." She leaves her phone in the room and goes out, and as I watch from the window, the car unlocks.

Then I figured it out:

I had packed my tablet in the trunk (lower compartment), and the tablet is a registered key. I'd taken it out while visiting, then packed it again for the drive home. After figuring it out, I put it in airplane mode, and then everything worked again.

Moral: Make sure you don't have any registered device in your car.
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