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Originally Posted by jtrosky View Post
My understanding is that with the 2012+ Impalas, there is no way to program the remotes anymore and that you have to take it to a dealer to be programmed... You could program them yourself with earlier models, but not with the 2012+...

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The newer the car the less aftermarket documentation exists in these regards but rest assured, there is always a way.
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The Dorman #99157 (remote start) or #99155 (non-remote start) fob programming kit from ebay will program remotes for the '12+ Impalas. The #99157 comes with the programmer and 5 button remote (~$55). The #99155 comes with the programmer and 4 button remote (~$40). Fwiw, you can buy extra remotes and uncut transponder keys on ebay for ~$10/ea. After plugging the programmer into the obd2 port, it literally takes seconds to program all your remotes. After having your new chipped keys cut at Ace Hardware or locksmith for ~$0-$5, just follow the simple instrs. in the owners manual to program the new keys. Easy-peasy, lol!
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