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Old 01-18-2010, 12:38 AM   #1
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programming the car remote?

ok basically i need a new remote or w.e you call it to lock and unlock the doors and alarm. the problem is the dealer wants to charge me like $50 to program it, is this something I can do on my own?
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Old 01-18-2010, 01:08 AM   #2
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the site that i used a couple times to program other peoples remotes i checked for you. heres the link http://www.programyourremote.com/

Is it 100% correct? I'm not sure but it says:

There is no onboard programming procedure for this vehicle. This vehicle requires special equipment be connected to the vehicle to program the keyless remote.
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You need the obd II scan tool from the dealer to program them. I got my technical college to do it for me for free. Took about 15 minutes so it's pretty simple.
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by obd II scan tool, you dont mean the scanner for the cel's do you?
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Only the Tech II can program the remotes for newer GM models, Cobalt included. If you want to avoid the dealer, you could drop 3 grand on the Tech II.
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Damn ok guys, was just checking. Thanks for the help!
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