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I changed the battery in my remote and now it will not work

Customer Question

I changed the battery in my remote and now it will not work on my 2006 HHR
JA: Have you changed a battery before?
Customer: yes
JA: Are you fixing your HHR yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: this is just the remote
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 11 months ago.

my name is Gary

I am sorry your having this problem

when these battery's are replaced they sometimes need to be reprogrammed back to the vehicle

the problem is you need to use a scan tool to program the remote back to the vehicle

any shops with a scan tool can do this for you

but i am sorry to say programming them at home you can not do

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.