programming keyless entry on a 98 truck

Discussion in 'Chevy C/K Truck Forum' started by michiganhunter, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. michiganhunter

    michiganhunter New Member

    Does anyone know how to program a new keyfob for a 98 chevy truck? i bought a new one but the dealership wants 50 dollars to do it, I heard it can be done by me, but i have no clue on where to start, Thanks.
  2. Mean_Green_95

    Mean_Green_95 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    If you don't get an answer here, get on ebay and email a seller who sells that model fob. Tell them you lost your instructions and are wondering if they could send you a copy.
  3. pychokenny

    pychokenny Rockstar 100 Posts

    Hope this works

    IMPORTANT: Before entering programming mode, have in possession all of the transmitters you will be using on the vehicle. Once you program the transmitter, all previous codes will be erased from the memory. The other transmitters will not be functional until you program the transmitters again.
    1. Close all vehicle doors.
    2. Insert the key into the ignition.
    3. Hold down the power UNLOCK button on the driver´┐Żs door panel-continue to hold down until instructed to release.
    4. Perform steps 5 through 8 in fairly rapid succession.
    5. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position (as far as you can go without starting the engine).
    6. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position.
    7. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
    8. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position.
    9. Release the power unlock button on the door panel. The vehicle will lock and unlock the doors automatically.
    10. Hold down the LOCK and UNLOCK buttons on the transmitter simultaneously until the door locks and unlocks. This step may take up to 30 seconds.
    11. Repeat the previous step for each additional transmitter (including any existing transmitters).

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