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Old 12-05-2012, 08:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Key Fob re-coding question

Does anyone know if it is possible to re-code a key fob from another MDX to my vehicle? I found a nice used one to replace my worn out one and was hoping I can program it to work. I know you can buy new ones and program them, but was wondering about one that has been programmed for another vehicle. Thanks for any help.
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I think you can, your best answer will probably come from an Acura dealer though.
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:02 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes you can. It just needs to be the same remote as the one they used for that particular model year, I believe. Instructions here:

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Yes you can. It just needs to be the same remote as the one they used for that particular model year, I believe. Instructions here:

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Thanks! It is identical and for memory seats. I just Paypal'd the seller the funds. $25 shipped for one in mint shape sure beats $85 for a new one!
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Well, I got the new/used one, tried and tried to get it to work with the instructions provided, with no luck. So, I just took the insides out of my old one and put in the new one. Looks much better and works like a charm.
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