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Hey guys. Was at the dyno the other day and my fob battery died. I thought I was hooped. Until i started doing some research and it’s possible to run and drive your car without an active battery even in your fob. Hell you don’t even need a battery. But in your passenger side glove compartment there’s a little spot to “hook” your fob into. Giving the car power. Just passing this on as new vette owners like myself aren’t aware of this. It definitly saved my day!!
 

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Hey guys. Was at the dyno the other day and my fob battery died. I thought I was hooped. Until i started doing some research and it’s possible to run and drive your car without an active battery even in your fob. Hell you don’t even need a battery. But in your passenger side glove compartment there’s a little spot to “hook” your fob into. Giving the car power. Just passing this on as new vette owners like myself aren’t aware of this. It definitly saved my day!!
lol.... I wouldn't really call it a secret fob slot. They do discuss it in the owners manual. :angelic:
 
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lol.... I wouldn't really call it a secret fob slot. They do discuss it in the owners manual. :angelic:
Indeed, and the fact that basically all cars with keyless RFID fobs have a similar slot or place in which you place the fob, so it's not as though it's an easter egg.

This was funnier in the 90s when I was in high school and it was still illegal, but it reminded me of it nonetheless. :)
 

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Hey guys. Was at the dyno the other day and my fob battery died. I thought I was hooped. Until i started doing some research and it’s possible to run and drive your car without an active battery even in your fob. Hell you don’t even need a battery. But in your passenger side glove compartment there’s a little spot to “hook” your fob into. Giving the car power. Just passing this on as new vette owners like myself aren’t aware of this. It definitly saved my day!!
Please do not tell me that a fob like all the rest when they die my C8 is dead in the water. My salesperson better have his boxing gloves on if that occurs. LOL
 

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Hey guys. Was at the dyno the other day and my fob battery died. I thought I was hooped. Until i started doing some research and it’s possible to run and drive your car without an active battery even in your fob. Hell you don’t even need a battery. But in your passenger side glove compartment there’s a little spot to “hook” your fob into. Giving the car power. Just passing this on as new vette owners like myself aren’t aware of this. It definitly saved my day!!
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lol.... I wouldn't really call it a secret fob slot. They do discuss it in the owners manual. :angelic:
Who reads the owners manual for the 1st week l will only be driving the hell out of mine like a kid at Christmas with his 1st BB gun
 
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My Factory 5 Cobra is bare bones scary fast hold on to youre (you know whats) and turn the key hit the button and go.L guess l will have a major learning curve on the C8 computer. That is maybe the reason l got the 1LT as not to be bogged down with too many gadjets as there is enough of them already on the road driving.
 

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Most modern cars have a FOB slot. Another about FOBs most use the same battery , my Harley, Camry & Pilot all use the same one.
 

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Most modern cars have a FOB slot. Another about FOBs most use the same battery , my Harley, Camry & Pilot all use the same one.
The C6 uses a CR2032 and they are one of the most common fob/remote batteries as well as the CMOS battery on computer motherboards.
 

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Hey guys. Was at the dyno the other day and my fob battery died. I thought I was hooped. Until i started doing some research and it’s possible to run and drive your car without an active battery even in your fob. Hell you don’t even need a battery. But in your passenger side glove compartment there’s a little spot to “hook” your fob into. Giving the car power. Just passing this on as new vette owners like myself aren’t aware of this. It definitly saved my day!!
It’s in your Manuel
 

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Although it is not a secret, I had to use it at the golf course the other day to start my car, after using the key to get into the car.
My FOB battery was dead.
 

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