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How to Program Dodge Keyless Remotes

The following remote keyless entry programming instructions should work for all models of Dodge.


In the standard user manual for Dodge, these are the remote keyless programming instructions under (C) which applies to all Dodge models.


The programming instructions
1. Press [LOCK] button 5 times at 2 second intervals to resynchronize transmitter. Attempt to function transmitter, if working as designed discontinue programming.
2. Turn ignition to the run position (Allow ignition chimes to stop).
3. Plug DRBIII to vehicle's 1-way data link connector.
4. Follow Service Manual and DRBIII instructions to program transmitters.

        Good luck!


More instructions for some specific makes and models of Dodge:

Programming Dodge Prowler, post-2000 Durango, Dakota and Intrepid
Programming Dodge Neon, Ram, pre-2001 Durango, Dakota, Intrepid


These other "how to program" options are listed below, as well. If you cannot program your remote it may need replacing. (Sorry!)


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Other Programming instructions for Dodge remote keyless entries

If the RKE programming instructions above do not work here are two other sets of instructions. Rememeber to keep at least thrity meters from other vehicles - especially Dodge vehicles - during programming procedures.


Programming Instructions 2

(called Program Method A in a standard Dodge Owner's Manual.)

These work for the Dodge Prowler, the post-2000 versions of the Durango, Dakota, Intrepid, and some other models.


1. Press (LOCK) button 5 times at 2 second intervals to resynchronize transmitter. Attempt to function transmitter, if working as designed discontinue programming.
2. Turn ignition to run position. (Allow ignition chimes[UNLOCK] to stop).
3. Using any original (working) transmitter, press the [UNLOCK] button for 4 to 10 seconds.
4. Within the specified 4 to 10 seconds, continue pressing the [UNLOCK] button and press the [PANIC] button for 1 second and release both buttons (AN/DN release either button first). A chime will sound to indicate that the transmitter programming mode has been entered (allow 3 seconds for chime to sound).
5. Press [LOCK] and [UNLOCK] buttons simultaneously for 1 second and release (a short chime will sound for AN/DN).
6. Press and release any button on the same transmitter and a chime will sound after successfully programming the transmitter (locks will cycle for AN/DN).
>>NOTE:(FOR DR ONLY) A CHIME WILL NOT SOUND ON STEP # 6 FOR THE FIRST TRANSMITTER PROGRAMMED, BUT WILL SOUND UPON PROGRAMMING THE SECOND TRANSMITTER.
7. Repeat steps 5 through 6 to program additional transmitters.
8. Turn ignition to OFF position. Transmitter programming mode v/ill discontinue after 60 seconds (30 seconds for AN/DN and RS). (All transmitter programming must be completed within time specified).


Programming Method 3

(called B in the Dodge Customer Program Methods).

These work for the Dodge Neon, Ram and the pre-2001 models of Durango, Dakota and Intrepid.


1. Press [LOCK] button 5 times at 2 second intervals to resynchronize transmitter. Attempt to function transmitter, if working as designed discontinue programming.
2. Turn ignition to the run position (Allow ignition chimes to stop).
3. Using original transmitter, press and hold the [UNLOCK] button on the transmitter for between 4 and 10 seconds.
4. Continue to hold the [UNLOCK] button and press the [PANIC] button. A chime will sound to indicate that the transmitter programming mode has been entered (Allow 3 seconds for chime to sound).
5. Press a button on all transmitters to be programmed into the system including any previously programmed transmitters; a chime will sound when each transmitter has been programmed.
6. Turn the ignition to OFF position to exit the transmitter programming mode.