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Re: Help programming RKE transmitter for 2016

Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:23 pm
by AbelGoddard
I don’t know the answer to your question, but here’s some info:

You can absolutely find a cheaper route with an official key.

3) if you’re plugged into DC, you can tell the car to stop charging. I’m not sure why one would do that.

4) that’s your remote start. Press the lock button and then hold that thermometer refresh button for 4 seconds. If you’re not within remote range of the car you can use the app to do it. It’s very handy.

5) panic button. Press and hold and the car alarm will go off and hopefully draw attention to it and whatever danger you’re in or need help with.

Hope that helps a bit.

Re: Help programming RKE transmitter for 2016

Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:45 pm
by TheLondonBroiler
IanPeace wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:46 pm
Can I get a super basic answer on a piece of this puzzle?

If I acquire a Chevy key that has just those two buttons (or those two plus trunk/hatchback icon...or those two plus the red light icon) - will that work?

Ian
Probably slightly better than snowballs chance in hell odds.

How about countering, my owner's manual tells me I can program a key, but the instructions don't work. What say you Mr. GM Man?

Re: Help programming RKE transmitter for 2016

Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:33 pm
by RSC
Any updates on this? I have two remotes (95199350), but ordered another (94543206) before reading this. I have not tried the procedure in the manual. Has anyone had success with it?

My only reason for the third remote is that the buttons on one of the originals are worn out and partially torn. Really, if I could transplant the electronics from an original into a new body, it would be OK, but I'm afraid that this might be a destructive operation. Has anyone tried this?

Re: Help programming RKE transmitter for 2016

Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:38 pm
by AbelGoddard
So, I was finally able to get the car to the dealer, and their diagnosis is bad batteries in BOTH of my remotes. That diagnosis cost me almost $50. I haven’t been able to get new batteries again yet, so I don’t have an actual resolution. I find it odd that so many of us have the same problem and yet it’s never the car that’s the problem. 🤨