How to Program a Chevy Key Fob

Key Fob and Key on Table

If you’ve just purchased a new key fob for your Chevy, you’re not alone in asking how to program it. Many Cincinnati drivers who have recently transitioned from an older vehicle using a traditional key or are replacing their new Chevy‘s fob for the first time ask us for key fob assistance. The service team here at Tom Gill Chevrolet is here to help! View step-by-step instructions for Chevy key fob programming, below.

Chevy Key Fob Programming: A Step-by-Step Guide

With the Chevy remote start key fob you would like to program in hand, follow these simple steps:

  1. Manually unlock your car door with your Chevy key.
  2. Ensure all car doors are fully shut, then insert the key into the ignition, but don’t start the car.
  3. Press and hold the unlock button on the driver’s side door, then turn your key to the “On” position. The interior lights and radio will come on, but the engine should not be ignited.
  4. Turn the key back to the “Off” position, then turn it to “On” and right back to “Off” once again in quick succession. (On – Off – On – Off)
  5. Release the unlock button.
  6. After releasing the unlock button, you should hear the door locks engage and disengage, telling you that the programming sequence can begin.
  7. On your Chevy key fob, press and hold the “Unlock” and “Lock” buttons simultaneously until you hear the door locks engage and disengage again, indicating that you have successfully programmed your key fob.
  8. Re-insert the newly programmed key into the ignition in the “On” position to end the programming sequence.
  9. If you are adding a new key fob to your vehicle and want other key fobs to still work, you should program them all together to ensure they all continue to unlock your Chevy.

Whether you have a Chevy Malibu key fob or a Chevy Silverado key fob, you can follow these simple steps to program it. And if you have any questions along the way, don’t hesitate to give our service team a call at 888-998-2309!

Where Can I Get a Chevy Key Fob Replacement?

If you lose your Chevy remote start key fob, Tom Gill Chevrolet can help. The best place to get a Chevy key fob replacement is at a certified Chevrolet dealership, where you can be sure you’re getting a genuine Chevy key fob that will work with your vehicle just as seamlessly as the old one did.

Need a new Chevy key fob battery? We can help with that, too! Reach out to our parts department to get started today, where our friendly Chevy parts specialists will ensure you get everything you need to get back on the road in Covington.

Get Additional Chevy Key Fob Programming Help at Tom Gill Chevrolet

Whether you need help getting acquainted with your Chevy key fob or you need a reliable source for Chevy key fob replacement, you can count on the team at Tom Gill Chevrolet for assistance. Contact us or visit us near Independence today to get started! We’re always happy to provide answers you can trust to questions like how to update Chevy MyLink and how to program the Chevy garage door opener.

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