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 Post subject: Learning New Key
PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:37 pm 
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When I bought my car, it had no remote, just plain old keys, no buttons, nothing. I have two of them. Do I need a new "master key" to add a key with remote to the car? Car does not have remote start, though I would like to add in the future. Could I just buy this and use with an existing key blade or is it not that simple...

https://www.amazon.com/General-Motors-9 ... B00M38PDP4

Thanks all. Car is in for recalls and I'm trying to find ways to waste even more money while I'm not driving it :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: Learning New Key
PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:32 pm 
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You won't be able to use that remote on its own without a new blade to go with it, getting it cut and programming of this new blade/chip to the car.

To avoid some of these expenses, what you could do is get yourself a flip key and use an existing key blade in it by cutting and modifying it to replace the blank one that comes with it. I used this one however I had the blanks cut (at $30/key). You would still need to buy an actual remote to use its innards. You would need to dig out the security chip out of one of your current keys.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/RMLKS-F ... 4c4dTFguIg

This thread has info in the flip key mod:
https://www.newcaprice.com/forum/viewto ... f=12&t=958

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