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Bad news.......Wife put the key fob in the Maytag....ran the full cycle!
Good news....The key fob is clean!
Better news....IT STILL WORKS!

Thank you GM Team.....Wedded bliss continues for another day......
 
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Congrats! May you continue to live in bliss for at least another month or two until the next crisis - But, I hope the end of our 45 year marriage never comes down to THAT though . . . . .

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I did the same thing with my key fob just after we purchased our 2016 Volt Premier in July 2016. When I took my pants out of the dryer I noticed something in the right front pocket. When I pulled out the key fob all I could see is my wife's non smiling face and my wallet with me shucking out several several large bills.

When I just checked to see if it worked, it did. I could not believe it, and never had any issues with the key nearly 2 years later....
 

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My wife has now twice dropped her key fob from a height of about 4' onto the concrete floors in our home with no ill effects yet, to either herself or the fob ;-)
 
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Step one for a happy relationship: Do your own laundry. :cool:
Wrong! The correct step is do the laundry together. I do for over 42 years, including hanging it on three clothes lines outdoors to save energy..
 

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I wish that my Fitbit One had been designed by the same people who designed the GM fob. After going through the wash cycle, it ain't woikin'. :mad::p
 

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This report leads to the inevitable question of whether we should all be regularly washing our key fobs for better hygiene and performance.
 

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If you've ever opened it to replace a battery, you'll see there's basically nothing in there but a chip and a board. I'm sure the chip is waterproof and the contacts on the board should be OK once dried out. That's probably why it survives a wash. Only thing I can think of that might cause it trouble are the microswitches getting corrosion if left in water too long.

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Even if the fob broke, I wouldn’t end a marriage over a broken fob. Fobs can be replaced. It’s not that much money in the grand scheme of things. Wonderful spouses are hard to find.
 
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