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My salesman tells me the remote keyless entry is on national backorder. Is this true or is that just an excuse? Does anyone know?

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I bought my E on 5/22 and they were backordered then, ... at least at every dealer in my area. Most websites show them backordered, too.
 

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I waited 6 weeks for keyless. A little over 1 week ago both Handa-accessories and hondacuraworld had some in stock, but not may (they'd finally gotten shipments). Apparently they severely underestimated demand.
 

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i was able to order one for a customer the other day........try calling a canadian dealer.should be the same part number.
 

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I wish I HADN'T gone thru the dealer on this. Mine charged $240 for the parts and labor to install it. So much for not finding these forums BEFORE I bought my E! :)

I could get it online for ~$120 (with shipping), and labor is a joke -- it takes about 15 minutes to install yourself. All you need is a 10MM wrench or socket.
 

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My dealer is throwing in the remote keyless entry for free so I will wait for them. I just wanted to be sure they weren't trying to pull something on me. Thanks forth the info.
 

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I picked up my E June 6th & was told the keyless entry was on back order.
It came in in about a week, and was installed on the 17th.

Perhaps they are shipping now?
 

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I just called my dealer to ensure that they had them in stock. My E will be delivered on Monday. He said that they had plenty in stock and had never been out of them. Chalk it up to either a good buyer in their parts area or maybe a lack of demand. Anyway, I'm glad it will be installed when the E gets here!
 

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I had good timing. When I picked my E up yesterday, the backordered remote entry had come in that morning so it was included.
 

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My dealer was going to charge 170, but they didn't have it in stock. I got tired of waiting and got it off EBay, put it on, and now I'll be getting a check today. Thanks, everybody for letting me know how easy it is to install it.
 

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heman, i bought my e a few wks. ago. they had the keyless entry at the dealership and installed it when the e arrived.
 
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