Submitted by info on October 24, 2013
Last night I left my keys in the car. I was working late and had made several trips from my office to the garage and left the key in the car. A couple of weeks ago, intentionally, I left the keys in the car and couldn't open it. I was told by ownership since I left the keys in the console, the signal was blocked. If I wanted to leave the keys in the car and still have the door handles appear when I touched them, I should put the key in the cupholder. I did that last night, intentionally, but I left my phone in it by accident. When I got to the car, it was locked and no matter how many times I pressed on the driver's door handle, it wouldn't pop out. Fortunately, the liftgate responded and opened. I tried to open the car doors and nothing happened. I had to crawl into the hatch, put down the rear seat and retrieve the key from the cupholder. I'm not old enough to be called "spry" but I'm damn close. And I had to do it in a suit. Anyone have any ideas? I'm going into service today but as is routine, my guess is that when I go to demonstrate the problem, it will not repeat. It only happens late at night when my phone's locked in the car so I can't use it to open the car. Or, maybe that's the only time I notice it.