I just bought this '91 Caprice, neither of the remotes work, so I bought new ones especially for this model car, they came with program instructions, but I cannot find the programmer, it's supposed to be in the upper left inside trunk. There is a bunch of stuff with wires there, but I do not see the programmer, even had someone else help me look. I am mechanically minded and do follow instructions well, but where is it?
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Re: Location of programmer for keyless entry remote?
You shouldn't need to find it. Your owner manual will instruct you how to program your keys.
usually, you get in the car, lock, unlock, lock the doors. turn the key from off to on about six times, wait for the lights to flash to tell you are in the program mode and then program each key. then the lights flash again if you are successful.
The dealer usually charges 1/2 hour to do this for you.
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The keyless entry system consists of the following components:
driver door module (DDM)
keyless entry transmitter
keyless entry keypad
The driver door module (DDM) receives inputs from the digital transmission range (TR) sensor, ignition switch, brake switch, window/door lock switches, lighting control module (LCM), keyless entry keypad switch and remote transmitter. The DDM outputs consists of keyless entry keypad switch illumination, power door lock actuators, luggage compartment release solenoid, horn relay, and lighting control module (LCM).
Battery junction box (BJB) fuses:
circuit breaker 7 (20A)
Central junction box (CJB)
Keyless entry keypad switch
Power door lock actuator
Luggage compartment release switch
Luggage compartment release solenoid
Connectors or connections
If fuse's good have checked for DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes .
Keyless Entry Circuit Short to Ground
Go To Pinpoint Test E .
Decklid Release Circuit Short to Battery
Go To Pinpoint Test B .
Park/Neutral Switch Circuit Short to Battery
Go To Pinpoint Test K .
Remote Keyless Entry Out of Synchronization
Go To Pinpoint Test L
Need a professional grade scan tool to check fro these codes . Not a code reader for OBD2 codes .
The doors do not lock/unlock using the remote transmitter
Remote transmitter not programmed.
Go To Pinpoint Test F .
Did you program the new key fob ?
Remote Transmitter Programming
NOTE: All remote transmitters are programmable and must be set at the same time.
Turn the key from OFF to RUN four times within three seconds, ending in RUN. The locks will then lock and unlock, confirming program mode has been entered.
Press any button on each remote transmitter to be programmed. The doors will lock and unlock to confirm that each remote transmitter has been programmed.
If additonal remote transmitters are to be programmed, repeat Step 3 within 7.5 seconds or steps 2 and 3 if more than 7.5 seconds have elapsed.
To exit program mode, turn the ignition to START or wait 7.5 seconds.
NOTE: Failure to wait at least 20 seconds will cause programming failures. Wait at least 20 seconds after turning the key to OFF or after the last remote transmitter has been programmed to activate a remote transmitter for testing or verification
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I own a 2007 Buick Lacrosse, but I imported it to Paraguay, South America. Now I bought a new Engine Start Keyless Entry Remote from Amazon, but here we do not have any GM dealer to program the unit.
I really need help to program the keyless remote control, I will appreciate very much your help.
It sounds like your FOB needs to be reprogrammed, email me at email@example.com around thursday and I will try to email you the programming instructions for that, If I am not able to you will need to call a locksmith with a T-Code or MVP Pro key programmer or DODge to programm your remote to your ECU
Try reprogramming the remotes. Here are the instructions for the procedure. Hope it helps. Cobra!
NOTE: All keyless entry remote transmitters (15K601) must be
programmed at the same time. NOTE: To program (or reprogram) the keyless entry remote transmitters
into the RAP module, perform the following steps:
Make sure that the anti-theft system is not armed or triggered.
Turn the ignition switch (11572) from OFF to RUN eight times within ten
seconds, ending in RUN. If the RAP module has successfully entered program mode,
it will lock and then unlock all doors.
Within 20 seconds, press any button on a keyless entry remote transmitter,
and the doors will lock and then unlock to confirm that each keyless entry
remote transmitter has been programmed. Repeat this step for each
If the door locks do not respond for any keyless entry remote transmitter,
wait several seconds and press the button again. If the door locks still fail to
respond, refer to Inspection and Verification.
Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position, or wait up to 20 seconds after
step 2, to exit program mode. If a keyless entry remote transmitter has been
programmed (or reprogrammed), the RAP module will lock and unlock all doors one
last time to confirm.
reading your post you mention to "open and close switch"..not sure what refering to...these are the instructions from your vehicles service manual...good luck!
NOTE: All keyless entry remote transmitters (15K601) are programmable and must be set at the same time. NOTE: To program (or reprogram) the keyless entry remote transmitters into the RAP module, perform the following steps:
Make sure that the anti-theft system is not armed or triggered.
Turn the ignition switch (11572) from OFF to RUN eight times within ten seconds, ending in RUN. If the RAP module has successfully entered program mode, it will lock and then unlock all doors.
Press any button on a keyless entry remote transmitter, and the doors will lock and then unlock to confirm that each keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed.
If the door locks do not respond for any keyless entry remote transmitter, wait several seconds and press the button again. If the door locks still fail to respond, refer to Diagnosis and Testing.
Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position, or wait up to 20 seconds after step 2, to exit program mode. If a keyless entry remote transmitter has been programmed (or reprogrammed), the RAP module will lock and unlock all doors one last time to confirm.
Believe it or not, the information and instructions for reprogramming your particular model of vehicle is provided in your owner's manual. The dealer does not need to be involved unless you have lost all your programmed and programmable keys.