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Hi Cam, I'm Jeff.
Yes, although I was careful of the quantity of solder and heat on those little connections I think a little solder may have touched some of the
adjacent contacts. I figured that I'll need to buy a new fob, but I'm not sure
if that will fix the problem. Currently, the battery is out of the fob and the car
alarm still has a mind of ts own. How does the faob and car system get reset
Jeff, first try resetting the car.
Take the battery cables off the battery, hold the ends together for 10 seconds then attach them to the battery and see what happens. This will reset the whole vehicle..
If you can clean the fob contacts off, then see if that works. FOr programming the new fob, here are instructions.
Remote Control Door Lock Transmitter Programming
This procedure will erase all keyless entry transmitters from memory.
Incremental programming allows for a transmitter to be programmed into the next available location without affecting the currently programmed transmitters. Previously programmed transmitters will not be erased during this procedure.
Important: If all 4 slots are programmed, the Invalidate All procedure will need to be performed to allow transmitter programming.
Transmitter slot programming allows a single transmitter to be programmed into a specific slot without affecting any of the other programmed transmitters. By using slot programming, the transmitter originally programmed to a specific slot is erased and the new transmitter learned in its placed.
I just did the reset procedure. So far so good. I think I'll leave the fob alone for a while
just to make sure the car system is cured first! The programming instructions for the
fob refers to a scan tool. Since I don't have one, I assume that is something I can have done at a GM service center? Also, I don't see any markings on the fobs that indicate #1 or #2.
Yes you will need a dealer or a shop with the scan tool.
Each fob is a different frequency so the one you program first is #1.
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