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My 1997 GMC Sierra has power locks & I would like to add remotes. Whats my best coarse of action?

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  • Greg McCarthy Aug 04, 2010

    If you would like a keyless remote,I am not sure if you need an unlock activator just for the main lock,or for all 2/4 locks.I would consult with the dealer to find out exactly what you need and parts prices/necessary parts and see what you can find that they recommend for parts at other parts stores,or even consider a used one depending on price/your budget.Someone else on here may probably knows better than I do but,a GMC technician will know best what to do.If you call,they should tell you all of that because they will figure you will bring it there.If you have the know how though,you obviously will save big $$$.Good luck!

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There is a dianostic connector just below to you feet. Take a paperclip and use as a jumper between the 4 and 8 pin. You will here the door locks. Take your new or used remote and hold both buttons together for around 15 seconds until you here the doors unlock. Before you pull that paperclip, do the same thing for all remotes to be programmed before you pull it out.

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Best course of action would be to take it to an alarm installation shop there they will do it in a short time for minimal money and it will be done right.

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  • JOHN DAVIDSON Aug 04, 2010

    Preferably have it done by the same alarm company that does your dealers alarm installations that way you can't miss!!

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