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Factory Remote Start

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by hammer76, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. hammer76

    hammer76 New Member

    I have a 2009 GMC Sierra SLE with the AP8 Code. I purchased a key fob to hopefully get the factory remote start to work... It did not but when I try to start it with the key fob the parking lights will flash.

    I am thinking if the truck had the Driver Information Center (DIC) It could be Activated through the menu.

    I know most gm cars and truck that have DIC and Factory remote start, the remote start can be enabled and disabled through the DIC.

    Can anyone tell me if I could enable the factory remote start in my truck if I got the DIC For my truck???

    I can get a DIC for my truck for under $75.00

    Thank You for the help!!!
    Cory
  2. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    If you have all the wiring from the factory I think the truck has to be programed at the dealership..
  3. 99'HEARTBEAT

    99'HEARTBEAT Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Cory....x2 on what has been mentioned above by Enkei...........having RPO Code"AP8"....means you have the Factory Remote Starter Prep-Package.

    You then Would buy from either G.M.'s Accessory Web Site or your Local G.M./Chevy Dealer.......the Factory Remote Starter System, The Kit Includes Two Remote Fobs and
    an Unlock Authorization Security Code that the Dealer Needs when they call G.M.......This SYSTEM MUST Be Programmed by your Local G.M./Chevy Dealer..


  4. stchman

    stchman Active Member 1 Year 1000 Posts

    All Silverados and Sierras have a DIC, some of the lower trim levels just don't come with the buttons. You need to get the DIC buttons.

    I agree with the other forum members, you need to get the computer re-programmed at the dealer.
  5. shibby2oo8

    shibby2oo8 Member 2 Years 100 Posts

    Or buy the GM MDI scanner for $1k and do it yourself......

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