2013 Chevrolet Cruze Keyless Entry Remote Key Fob Programming Instructions

How to Program a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze Keyless Entry Remote Fob Smart Key

Step by Step How to Programming Instructions:

This vehicle is not on board programmable and requires a qualified professional to program smart key remote fobs if all keys are lost.

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.

Step by Step How to Programming Instructions: 

Programming with a Recognized Keyless Remote.
(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.

Call (877) 675-1507 to find a Locksmith in your area.