2012 Chevrolet Cruze Keyless Entry Remote Key Fob Programming Instructions

Instructions
How to Program a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Keyless Entry Remote Fob Smart Key

Step by Step How to Programming Instructions:

If you have a flip key or key and you have lost all keys you will need to locate a locksmith to program a key.
1. Locate an automotive locksmith in your area using the phone number or website below.

2. If your vehicle is still mobile, it may save you money by driving to the locksmith instead of having them come to you.

3. The locksmith will then hook up specialized computer equipment to your vehicle in order to program the smart key remote fob.
 
If you have one programmed flip key or key and you want to add a key to the system use the following instructions 
1. Insert the original, already programmed key in the ignition and turn to the key to the ON/RUN position.

2. Turn the key to LOCK/OFF, and remove the key.

3. Insert the new key to be programmed and turn it to the ON/RUN position within five seconds. The security light will turn off once the key has been programmed.

4. Repeat Steps 1 thru 3 if additional keys are to be programmed Programming with a Recognized Transmitter To program a new key.
 
 
If you have a smart key use the following instructions if you have lost all smart keys. (Keyless Access Vehicles Only)
If there are no currently recognized transmitters available, follow this procedure to program up to five transmitters. This feature is not available in Canada. This procedure will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. The vehicle must be off and all of the transmitters you wish to program must be with you.
 
1. Insert the vehicle key of the transmitter into the key lock cylinder located on the outside of the driver door and turn the key to the unlock position five times within 10 seconds. The Driver Information Center (DIC) displays REMOTE LEARN PENDING, PLEASE WAIT.
 
2. Wait for 10 minutes until the DIC displays PRESS ENGINE START BUTTON TO LEARN and then press the ignition. The DIC displays will again show REMOTE LEARN PENDING, PLEASE WAIT.
 
3. Repeat Step 2 two additional times. After the third time all previously known transmitters will no longer work with the vehicle. Remaining transmitters can be relearned during the next steps. The DIC display should now show READY FOR REMOTE # 1.
 
 
4. Remove the plastic trim piece from the small storage area next to the accessory power outlet towards the front of the console, to access the transmitter slot. Push the button on the recognized transmitter to extend the key blade. Insert the key blade into the transmitter slot.
 
5. Press the ignition. When the transmitter is learned the DIC will show that it is ready to program the next transmitter.
 
6. Remove the transmitter from the transmitter slot and press unlock. To program additional transmitters, repeat Steps 4 through 6. When all additional transmitters are programmed, press and hold the ignition for 10 seconds to exit programming mode. Replace the plastic trim piece from the small storage area.
 

If you have one programmed smart key and you want to add another smart key use the following instructions.  (Keyless Access Vehicles Only)
A new remote can programmed to the vehicle when there is one recognized remote. To program, the vehicle must be off and all of the remotes, both currently recognized and new, must be with you.

 

1. Remove the plastic trim piece from the small storage area next to the accessory power outlet towards the front of the console, to access the transmitter slot. Push the button on the recognized transmitter to extend the key blade. Insert the key blade into the transmitter slot.

2. Insert the vehicle key of the new transmitter into the key lock cylinder located on the outside of the driver door and turn the key to the unlock position five times in 10 seconds.     The Driver Information Center (DIC) displays READY FOR REMOTE #2, 3, 4, or 5

3. Remove the recognized key and place the new transmitter into the transmitter slot.

4. Press the ignition. When the transmitter is learned, the DIC with show that it is ready to program the next transmitter.

5. Remove the transmitter from the transmitter pocket and press unlock on transmitter.

To program additional transmitters, repeat Steps 3 through 5. When all additional transmitters are programmed, press and hold the ignition for 10 seconds to exit programming mode. Replace the plastic trim piece from the small storage area.

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