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Programming keyless entry.


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January 23, 2010
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1998 Eddie Bauer AWD
I know this is a stale subject to some, but i needed it and just did it! Worked perfect. Thanx to those of you that have posted it before, for those of you that havent seen it:

1. Turn ignition from OFF to RUN 8 times within 10 seconds, with the
8th time ending in RUN. Door locks will cycle to confirm
programming mode.

2. Within 20 seconds press any button on first keyless remote.
Door locks will cycle to confirm programming.

3. Within 20 seconds, press any button on second keyless remote.
Door locks will cycle again to confirm programming.

4. Turn ignition to OFF.
Locks will again cycle to indicate end of programming mode.


Now that you have programmed your keyless remote.
Click below for instructions to program an ignition key.


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