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Old 09-19-2014, 07:08 PM   #1
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key programming

Tried to program new key from dealer. No instructions included. It starts car, but won't lock and unlock. Did the 5 on and off as fast as I could and then held unlock button and pressed lock button 3 times.
What did I do wrong?
Also missing plastic cover over screws. Was I supposed to leave key in ignition when pressing button combination?

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Old 09-19-2014, 08:20 PM   #2
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Old 09-19-2014, 08:41 PM   #3
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The proper instructions are in the cars owners manual. Did you make sure all the doors were closed?

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Sorry, not in my owner's manual.
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Old Yesterday, 02:51 PM   #5
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Plastic cover over screws? What screws?
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Also, I recalled a customer not being able to use his keyless remote as well. It was blown fuse. Check for that fuse, perhaps listed under anti theft
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Sorry, not in my owner's manual.
Since you mentioned screws and plastic cover I assume you have a 1999 or early 2000. Programming a new remote key to the car starts on page 145 of the owner's manual and continues on 146. jfoj's post above links to my web site were I scanned my owner's manual and I added notes and answer frequently asked questions.

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Finally got it programmed after many tries. Thanks for the help!
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Old Today, 07:36 AM   #9
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Since you mentioned screws and plastic cover I assume you have a 1999 or early 2000. Programming a new remote key to the car starts on page 145 of the owner's manual and continues on 146. jfoj's post above links to my web site were I scanned my owner's manual and I added notes and answer frequently asked questions.
Yep, 2000 model. Like to have the cover. Lot of money to pay to not be included.

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