Bouldergramp
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Fob battery low warning

Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:51 am

Car would not start with fob battery warning.
Went online to find out how to change battery...didn't know key was inside fob.
Wife took off with spare fob and bought new battery while shopping.
Replaced low battery and found interesting YouTube video showing how to start car with low or no battery in fob.
Searching online beats thumbing through the 578 page 2018 Leaf manual.

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Re: Fob battery low warning

Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:59 am

Get the pdf manual. Paper is so last century.
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Re: Fob battery low warning

Fri Jan 01, 2021 3:00 pm

We keep the paper manual in the car, and I try to read the PDF in my room before we take delivery of the car. (I haven't done that yet with the 2020.)
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Bouldergramp
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Re: Fob battery low warning

Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:35 am

WetEV wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:59 am
Get the pdf manual. Paper is so last century.
I have the PDF manual. Tell me where it says anything about replacing the fob battery or, for that matter, how to start the car with a low fob battery. This information may be there someplace but I can't find it. It takes less than a minute to find the information with a Google search.

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Re: Fob battery low warning

Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:46 am

Bouldergramp wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:35 am
WetEV wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:59 am
Get the pdf manual. Paper is so last century.
I have the PDF manual. Tell me where it says anything about replacing the fob battery or, for that matter, how to start the car with a low fob battery. This information may be there someplace but I can't find it. It takes less than a minute to find the information with a Google search.
Search for text. "key battery" and "battery replacement" worked for me, in less than a minute.
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Re: Fob battery low warning

Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:13 pm

WetEV wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:59 am
Get the pdf manual. Paper is so last century.
Searchable text; in a contest, there is no 2nd place.
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Re: Fob battery low warning

Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:40 pm

Bouldergramp wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:51 am
...Searching online beats thumbing through the 578 page 2018 Leaf manual.
Manuals sure have gotten thicker over the years. My first was about 30 pages; now it's War and Peace, Large-Type Edition. Features have proliferated but on top of that it seems like 3/4 of every page is taken up with dire warnings of imminent injury or death. There's hardly enough room for gloveboxes to contain them anymore.
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

Bouldergramp
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Re: Fob battery low warning

Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:22 pm

Search for text. "key battery" and "battery replacement" worked for me, in less than a minute.
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I am using Adobe Reader X and there is no text search that I can see. I am stuck with the Index which is no help.
Anyway, I take the easy way with Google.

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Re: Fob battery low warning

Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:53 pm

Bouldergramp wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:22 pm
I am using Adobe Reader X and there is no text search that I can see. I am stuck with the Index which is no help.
Anyway, I take the easy way with Google.
Did you try the std shortcut key for search, ^F ?
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Most everything around here is wet during the rainy season. And the rainy season is long.
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2014 Leaf SL Red
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Bouldergramp
Posts: 88
Joined: Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:36 am
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Location: COLORADO

Re: Fob battery low warning

Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:42 pm

WetEV wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:53 pm
Bouldergramp wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:22 pm
I am using Adobe Reader X and there is no text search that I can see. I am stuck with the Index which is no help.
Anyway, I take the easy way with Google.
Did you try the std shortcut key for search, ^F ?
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC has a search function and it works but I will stick with Google Chrome.
Thanks.

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