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Thank you Eric. As a retired draftsman my brain Does respond to visual much faster than the "riten" word! Thanks again, Bob Jr.
 

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Awesome! Thank you!
 

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welp... next thing to buy after my build..
Sucks having only 1 key
 

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This should go into Knowledge Base ..It helps a lot...
 

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Fantastic. Need to do mine this week. Does this make the existing key fob null and void?
 

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No. You can program as many as you'd like.
Can not use a pre-programmed fob.
Ok, I'm a bit confused here. I've got two key fobs. Both have cracked buttons. I've ordered replacement ones from GM (still on the packages). I'll need to do the sequence in the video for each I'm assuming....

My question is once I'm done will just the two new fobs work, or will the two original ones still work?
 

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You'll be fine.. Program as many new fobs as you like.
My point was, not specific to you, that you can not buy a used fob and program it to a different car.
 

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You'll be fine.. Program as many new fobs as you like.
My point was, not specific to you, that you can not buy a used fob and program it to a different car.
Excellent, Thnx
 

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Bookmarked. Thanks again.
 

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Another thing to be aware of which was kind of touched on already: a new fob can only be programmed to one car one time. This means, if you screw up during the programming process (say, miss a step) the fob is trash and you have to get a new one and start over. So, be sure to set aside ample time, 30+ minutes, to get this done as it happens and don't get distracted doing other stuff. I programmed a timer on my phone so it would go off about 30 seconds prior to each step completing so I'd be ready to do the off-on step just as soon as the horn beeped each time. I just did this a few weeks ago and it worked just fine.

And make sure your car battery is fully charged and in good shape before you start.
 

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Another thing to be aware of which was kind of touched on already: a new fob can only be programmed to one car one time. This means, if you screw up during the programming process (say, miss a step) the fob is trash and you have to get a new one and start over. So, be sure to set aside ample time, 30+ minutes, to get this done as it happens and don't get distracted doing other stuff. I programmed a timer on my phone so it would go off about 30 seconds prior to each step completing so I'd be ready to do the off-on step just as soon as the horn beeped each time. I just did this a few weeks ago and it worked just fine.

And make sure your car battery is fully charged and in good shape before you start.
I would also recommend just hooking up a battery charger to the car while programming. Just added a fob to my car, it got a little low halfway through the procedure and only beeped once, two times in a row. Once I hooked up the charger I was able to start the procedure over and it worked.
 

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Another thing to be aware of which was kind of touched on already: a new fob can only be programmed to one car one time. This means, if you screw up during the programming process (say, miss a step) the fob is trash and you have to get a new one and start over. So, be sure to set aside ample time, 30+ minutes, to get this done as it happens and don't get distracted doing other stuff. I programmed a timer on my phone so it would go off about 30 seconds prior to each step completing so I'd be ready to do the off-on step just as soon as the horn beeped each time. I just did this a few weeks ago and it worked just fine.

And make sure your car battery is fully charged and in good shape before you start.
I've got a wind up egg timer that'll have as backup. The car is in the garage under my master bedroom, I should be able to hear the horn
 

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I would also recommend just hooking up a battery charger to the car while programming. Just added a fob to my car, it got a little low halfway through the procedure and only beeped once, two times in a row. Once I hooked up the charger I was able to start the procedure over and it worked.
Car is always on a battery tender when it's in the garage, but good thinking

Thank you
 

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I had an experience where either I missed the honk or something went awry.. I gave up and drove home only to have the horn honk while driving. I pulled over and continued the sequence.
 

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I had an experience where either I missed the honk or something went awry.. I gave up and drove home only to have the horn honk while driving. I pulled over and continued the sequence.
Your neighbors must've loved that, LOL
 

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Couple of notes here-
First, there is a limit to how many remotes can be programmed to a single vehicle. Not positive but I think it's four, after that any additional ones you program will overwrite one already in memory.
Second, if the only thing wrong with your remote is worn buttons there is no reason to replace it just for that. Just get a set of these-
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Holden-Commodore-Key-Remote-Buttons-2-Black-Sets-/260821611194?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3cba2df2ba&vxp=mtr&rmvSB=true
 

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Couple of notes here-
First, there is a limit to how many remotes can be programmed to a single vehicle. Not positive but I think it's four, after that any additional ones you program will overwrite one already in memory.
Second, if the only thing wrong with your remote is worn buttons there is no reason to replace it just for that. Just get a set of these-
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Holden-Commodore-Key-Remote-Buttons-2-Black-Sets-/260821611194?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3cba2df2ba&vxp=mtr&rmvSB=true
Wait a minute! What are those?

Keyless fobs?
 
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