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Old 01-11-2016, 12:37 PM
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Anyone have instructions on how to program a replacement remote fob?
 
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Old 01-11-2016, 10:00 PM
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Since I can't tell what you drive I am no help.
 
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Old 01-12-2016, 08:14 AM
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I'm pretty sure you'll have to take it to a GM dealer. Dig deep!
 
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Old 01-12-2016, 08:38 AM
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Didn't know you could get just a fob for that vehicle. Thought all remote entry was via the key's built-in fob.....
 
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Old 01-12-2016, 02:30 PM
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Perhaps the entry module was installed by the dealer after the sale. I have one fob that works great but it is badly worn. I bought the replacements on Ebay for 2/ $30. They are probably China made but they look new and identical in configuration as the one i have. The dealer told me that as long as they for GM and match the number of buttons they are OK.
 
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Old 01-12-2016, 11:46 PM
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Thanks for the sig, sir.

I owned that vehicle and all the fob functionality is in the head of the key, which is of course a chipped key. I'm not saying the fobs you already have don't work....but don't you have the chipped keys w the built in fob?

Maybe it wasn't a standard option and someone retrofitted it with an older RKE system
 

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Old 01-17-2016, 10:08 PM
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I was looking that up online recently when I got my Saturn a couple months ago, it had a keyfob control. So I looked it up and found this. Seems like one can program it with the right steps as weird as they are. You use the car itself and manipulate the controls of the car in a certain sequence. Andrew hughes seems to have some info in it.
https://www.bing.com/search?q=how+to...ZI&form=MOZTSB
 
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Old 01-22-2016, 09:45 AM
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Thanks for the post. Believe it or not, I was at the dealer buying a key and mentioned the remotes to the parts manager and he suggested that I ask the service people to program them and they did them free. The key was half the price at the dealer compared to lock smiths. THAT IS A FIRST. THEY HAVE RESTORED MY TRUST.
 
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Old 01-22-2016, 01:54 PM
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Awesome.
I would imagine locksmiths drool over these kind of key requests. I'm sure they have to pay only what you do at the dealer, or less if done in bulk. A bit of base programming and the rest is pure profit, limited only by what they feel like charging.
 

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Old 01-26-2016, 10:08 AM
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I recently replaced the fob for my S-series. I just swapped the shell and kept the guts. Still works like original only better looking!
 

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