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The Jeep Informant did some testing. He threw his keys out the window and JL did not warn him about key missing.
You would not want the vehicle to quit working in a case like that, but it would be nice if it at least had an indicator to tell you whether it recognized the key fob as being in the vehicle. Of course, the key fob could be in the vehicle, but with a dead battery. In such a case, you can supposedly touch the key fob to the start button and it uses near field technology to read the code and allow the vehicle to start. I'm thinking that if you are doing something that might result in your fob falling out of your vehicle, maybe you should consider putting it on a lanyard and hanging it around your neck.
 

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You would not want the vehicle to quit working in a case like that, but it would be nice if it at least had an indicator to tell you whether it recognized the key fob as being in the vehicle. Of course, the key fob could be in the vehicle, but with a dead battery. In such a case, you can supposedly touch the key fob to the start button and it uses near field technology to read the code and allow the vehicle to start. I'm thinking that if you are doing something that might result in your fob falling out of your vehicle, maybe you should consider putting it on a lanyard and hanging it around your neck.
Maybe you ought to attach your lanyard to the grip over the door so you will be snapped back as you try to exit the Jeep .
 

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Maybe you ought to attach your lanyard to the grip over the door so you will be snapped back as you try to exit the Jeep .
If you are concerned about it being an entanglement hazard, then use a dog tag chain instead. One sharp jerk and those will break.
 

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