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2002 Malibu Keyless Entry Programming

12-31-2002, 02:23 PM
HELP! Can someone help a girl out? I just bought 2 new remotes for my Malibu, and I need help programming them. I don't want to have to pay $40 for a tech to push a few buttons!! Any help would be GREATLY appreciated! :confused: :frog:

01-06-2003, 07:49 AM
Here's the programming instructions but you are going to have to take it to the dealer anyway unless you know someone who has a gm scan tool.

Transmitter Programming
Transmitter Programming

All transmitters that are to be recognized by the remote control door lock receiver (RCDLR) must be programmed in a single programming sequence.If the system is placed in program mode, all previously programmed transmitters will be erased upon receipt of the programming signal from the first transmitter.

Up to 4 transmitters can be programmed. Do not operate or program the transmitters in the vicinity of other vehicles that are in the keyless entry program mode. This prevents the programming of the transmitters to the incorrect vehicle. The order in which the transmitters are programmed is important. The first transmitter programmed will be transmitter #1, and the second transmitter programmed will be transmitter #2. Use care to program the transmitters correctly.

The scan tool must stay connected until all of the transmitters are programmed.

Install a scan tool.
Turn ON the ignition with the engine OFF.
Select Remote Function Actuation.
Select Special Functions.
Select Program Key Fobs.
Select the number of key fobs to be programmed.
Press and hold the LOCK and the UNLOCK buttons simultaneously on the first transmitter for approximately 15 seconds. The Power Locks should cycle to confirm programming of the first fob is complete.
If you are programming more than one transmitter, repeat the previous step to program up to four transmitters.
Remove the scan tool.
Exit the vehicle. Attempt to lock/unlock the doors to verify the programming.
Operate the transmitter functions in order to verify correct system operation.
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Document ID # 921433
2002 Chevrolet Malibu

01-06-2003, 03:05 PM
:frog: :p :D :sun:

You are the best!! I do know someone with a Gm scan thingie!! Thanks THANKS thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

12-04-2003, 04:55 PM
i'm in the same boat as nympho. anyone know if this ProScan OBD II Diagnostic Scan Tool ( i found on ebay will allow me to program the two OEM malibu remotes i just bought from ebay? if not, can you point in the direction of the proper GM scan tool to do so? many thanks!

12-15-2003, 02:11 PM
where does the scan tool connect to on a 2000 Malibu??? I can't figure out where to plug it in!!! lol


01-03-2004, 11:31 PM
The scan tool plugs into the ODB II connector on the drivers side. Get out of the car and look under the dash about 1 feet before the brake pedal. Everything will be covered by the plastic shroud except for a cut out where the connector goes. Just make sure the wide part of the connector is on top and then plug it in at about a 45 degree angle.

01-29-2004, 11:03 AM
can you program a remote without scan tool??

03-31-2009, 09:11 PM
I bought a 2002 Malibu, how can I tell if I have keyless remote entry

03-31-2009, 09:39 PM
Please check the thread dates before posting a reply or question. If the thread is older than 3 months go ahead and start a new one. This one is from 04.

You can call any GM dealer parts department and give them the last eight digits of your 17 digit VIN number located on your title or the drivers side dash looking through the windshield.

If I remember correctly the code for keyless is AU0 and that code will be listed along with several other RPO codes in you glovebox on a sticker in alphabetical order.

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