How to Program Your Chevy Key Fob

Man opening car with key fob

Maybe you’ve just purchased a brand-new Chevrolet. Maybe you’re in the process of conducting Chevy model research. Regardless, if you’re also looking for more information on how to program a Chevy key fob, Red Wing Chevrolet Buick is here to help. In fact, we can assist you with all your service questions, providing informative service and parts tips that give you the answers you want. Ready to dive into how to program your Chevy Silverado key fob or Chevy remote start key fob? Let’s go!

Chevy Key Fob Programming in Eight Easy Steps

Intending to program your Chevy key fob? Whether it’s a Chevy Malibu key fob or Chevy Silverado key fob you want to program, the process is virtually the same:

  1. Manually unlock your car door using your Chevy key.
  2. Shut all car doors, get inside the vehicle, and insert the key into the ignition, but don’t start the vehicle.
  3. Press and hold the unlock button on the driver’s side door, then turn your key to the “On” position. Your radio and interior lights should turn on, but the engine should NOT be on.
  4. Turn the key back to the “Off” position, then turn it to “On” and then back to “Off” again. (That sequence, for convenience’s sake, is “On – Off – On – Off.”)
  5. Let go of the unlock button.
  6. After letting go of the unlock button, your Chevy’s door locks should engage and disengage, which is a sign that the programming sequence is beginning.
  7. On your Chevy key fob, depress the “Unlock” and “Lock” buttons at the same time until you hear the door locks engage and then disengage. If you hear this, congratulations: you’ve successfully programmed your Chevy Silverado, Malibu, or remote start key fob!
  8. Put the newly-programmed key into the ignition and move to the “On” position to finalize the programming sequence.

Where Can I Get a Chevy Key Fob Replacement?

Losing a key fob can be very stressful, as we here at the Red Wing Chevrolet Buick service center are all well-aware. But luckily, we also have the know-how (and parts) required to get you set up with a  new Chevy key fob replacement ASAP in Red Wing.

Looking for a new Chevy key fob battery to use in your existing Chevy key fob? We can help with that, too! Reach out to our parts department or order parts online now!

Get Additional Key Fob Programming Tips With Red Wing Chevy

Whether you’re looking for more information on GM accessories to enhance your ownership experience further or you just need additional assistance replacing your Chevy Silverado key fob, Chevy Malibu key fob battery, or something else, we can help! Just contact us with additional inquiries, and one of our specialists will be happy to provide additional tips and information.

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