My dealer is trying to convince me that an effective range of 2-3M for
my 2002 C-Class remote central locking is as good as it gets. I've
done a side by side comparison on with similar car and the remote
works from at least 10m if not more.
Anyone know if this is a common problem on 02' C-Classes and who I can
write to to get confirmation on the range of the remote? A quick
indication of how far your remote can be operated from would also be
nice. Thank you.
Wanna try something wierd? This works with the remotes for my 2000 CLK (and
1997 Saab 900).
Walk just outside of the range of your remote and verify that the remote
Take the remote and place it under your chin with the IR port touching your
between the end of your chin and your throat (soft spot under your tongue.)
Try the remote again.
If your results are anything like mine, placing the remote under your chin
like this extends its range
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