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Cadillac cts v wagon: how to program key transmitter

Customer Question

how to program key transmitter for 2012 cadillac ctsv wagon
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 2 years ago.
Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you today.I am attaching a document explaining how to program the keys. Let me know if you need anything further and if not please be sure to rate my service so I get credit for it. Thanks
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
with out scan tool car in garage cannot get out to shop
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 2 years ago.
The 30 minute relearn does not require a scan tool.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
have lost transmtter cannot turn on ign
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 2 years ago.
You have to buy a new unlearned master key.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i did thats what i am trying to program
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 2 years ago.
What happens when you try to follow my instructions?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
tried cadillacs instructions insert key in door cycle 5 times follow promps in inst panel 3 ten minute cycles put transmitter in console panel buttons foward key at top WILL NOT BEEP
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 2 years ago.
Does the key light go off after the first ten minute wait?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
no said wait another 10 minutes everthing works as per instructions down to geting beep at end
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 2 years ago.
1. With an unlearned master vehicle key, turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.2. Observe the security indicator, after approximately 10 minutes the telltale will turn off.3. Turn OFF the ignition, and wait 5 seconds.4. Repeat steps 1–3 two more times for a total of 3 cycles or 30 minutes. Important:The TDM learns the key transponder information upon the ignition switch transition from OFF to ON. You must turn the ignition OFF before attempting to start the vehicle.5. With a master vehicle key, start the vehicle. The vehicle has now learned the key transponder information.6. If additional keys are required to be learned, refer to Adding Keys. 7. With a scan tool, clear any DTC's Where do you see the word beep here?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
u cannot turn ign on without transmitter working
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 2 years ago.
Then your only option is to do it with a scan tool.