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Chevy Malibu Keyless Entry Programming Instructions

by Abby Vaun

Keyless remote entry allows car owners to unlock and lock doors from a distance. If you own a 2000 or earlier Chevy Malibu, you can program the keyless remote yourself. For 2001 and newer models, you have to go to the dealership to have the remotes programmed.

Step 1

Get in the driver's seat and close the door. All the doors must be completely closed to program the remote.

Step 2

Insert the key into the ignition and turn it to the "On" position and then to the "Off" position. Do not turn on the engine.

Step 3

Take the key out of the ignition.

Step 4

Push and hold the driver's side lock/unlock button in the "Unlock" position. You will be holding the button until step 7.

Step 5

Put the key in the ignition and remove two times without turning the key.

Step 6

Reinsert the key into the ignition and leave it.

Step 7

Release the "Unlock" button. There will be three beeps to let you know you've entered the "program mode."

Step 8

Push the "Lock" and "Unlock" buttons on the remote at the same time. Hold the two buttons until the car beeps twice.

Repeat step 8 with each remote you need to program. You can do this for up to four remotes.

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