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How do I Program a Remote Keyless Entry for a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu?

by William Bronleigh

The 2006 Chevrolet Malibu is a popular family car. It's roomy and has a variety of trim levels, layouts and engine options. Originally introduced in the 1960s, the Malibu was discontinued, only to be reintroduced in 1997. The 2006 model is the second generation since the reintroduction, spanning from 2004 to 2008. You may need to program a keyless-entry remote Despite claims to the contrary, there is only one method to program a keyless remote for the 2006 Malibu.

Purchase a keyless entry unit from a Chevrolet dealership (see Resources) or another retailer. These are available from online retailers.

Take your unit to a dealership or automotive locksmith for programming.

Wait while the dealer or locksmith programs the unit with a TECH II scan tool.

About the Author

William Bronleigh has been writing professionally since 2010. His work appears on various websites and he has significant experience within the medical and health-care field. Bronleigh holds a Master of Science in medical sciences and a Bachelor of Science in cellular, molecular and microbial biology, both from the University of Calgary.

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