How to Program a Dodge Key Fob

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Keyless entry is a modern convenience you can expect most new Dodge vehicles in Martinsville to be equipped with as a standard feature, such as the Dodge Journey. However, when the system fails, you may be left in a tough spot. Have no fear because Gunter CDJR Martinsville is here to save the day! You can consult our easy-to-follow guides on how to program and reprogram a Dodge key fob yourself and call us at 276-956-7383 for additional help. If you want to rely on experts, pay a visit to the experienced technicians at our service department.


Programming Dodge Key Fob

Follow these five simple steps to program your Dodge key fob:

  1. Step into the driver’s side of your Danville Dodge vehicle and lock the door using your key fob within 10 seconds of entry.
  2. Insert the key into the ignition and turn it to the “RUN” position while pressing and holding down the “UNLOCK” button on the driver’s door.
  3. Simultaneously hold down the “UNLOCK” button and the “PANIC” button and then release them at the same time.
  4. Now press the “UNLOCK” and “LOCK” buttons at the same time and then release them at the same time.
  5. Press the “UNLOCK” button once more.

Your Dodge vehicle should recognize your key fob now. To check, you can step out of the vehicle and try to enter it as you normally would using the key fob.

How to Reprogram a Key Fob

Having issues with your Dodge Journey? Your key might not be detected, so you can reprogram your key fob to fix that issue. If your remote loses its signal or needs to be replaced, you can also try to reprogram your key fob. Be sure to complete each of the following steps within 10 seconds of the last one:

  1. Enter your vehicle with your remote and key fob. Press and release the lock button on the remote five times within ten seconds.
  2. Insert the key into the ignition and turn it to the “RUN” position.
  3. Press and hold the “UNLOCK” button on your remote for four seconds while pressing the “PANIC” button. Stop pressing the buttons at the same time to open the programming mode.
  4. Press and release both the “LOCK” and “UNLOCK” buttons. Then, press and hold the “UNLOCK” button until your Dodge vehicle responds with a lock cycle.

Afterwards, you can remove your key from the ignition to test if your key fob was reprogrammed successfully.

Get Additional Help at Gunter CDJR Martinsville

Still having trouble with programming your Dodge key fob? Contact us to schedule an appointment at Gunter CDJR Martinsville. Our certified service techs know all the ins and outs of Dodge technology and will be able to help you solve the issue and get back on the road to Reidsville, NC in a timely manner.

Have other service-related questions about your Dodge vehicle? Consult our tips and tricks online, where you’ll find information on car maintenance schedules, oil change frequency, and much more!


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