Chevrolet Tahoe 2016 Key Programming through Online SPS

Tutorial: GM key programming using GM scan tool and SPS (Service Programming System) online subscription.

Model example:

Chevrolet Tahoe 2016

(the procedure can be applied to other GMs)

Tools needed:

A GM scanner (GM MDI, GM MDI2, VXDIAG GM)

GM Online SPS programming subscription

Original remote and a new remote key (add a remote)

Procedure:

(* Click to enlarge images)

After connect MDI2 interface and built connection
Gm Key Programming Sps 1

Access SPS programming
Gm Key Programming Sps 2

Select vehicle model: Chevrolet Tahoe 2016 Light duty truck

Communicating with the GM MDI

Gm Key Programming Sps 3

Detect VIN and enter job card number to access

(There is a field activation for this vehicle)

Gm Key Programming Sps 4

Select controller: Keyless Entry Control Module and press Next

Gm Key Programming Sps 5

Select special function: Program Transponder or Remote Key (Add key)

Turn off all power consuming components after each ignition cycle.

Gm Key Programming Sps 6

Insert next key in the transmitter pocket and press Next
Place all other keys outside of the vehicle

Gm Key Programming Sps 7

Wait it counts down from 12 mins to 0

Gm Key Programming Sps 8

All transponder keys have to be synchronized with the vehicle.

Gm Key Programming Sps 9

Follow steps below to sync key
1.Remove the key from the transmitter pocket
2.Press the Lock button on key
3.Press the Unlock button on key and press Next

Gm Key Programming Sps 10

Starts to program next key
Insert next key in the transmitter pocket and press Next
Place all other keys outside of the vehicle

Gm Key Programming Sps 11

Press Start/Stop button and start the engine

Current Power Mode Status: OFF

Wait 5 seconds

Gm Key Programming Sps 12

Press Start/Stop button and start the engine

Current Power Mode Status: RUN

Follow steps below to sync key
1.Remove the key from the transmitter pocket
2.Press the Lock button on key
3.Press the Unlock button on key and press Next

Gm Key Programming Sps 13

The immobilizer procedure completed successfully.

Gm Key Programming Sps 14

Check if the new key can start engine. For a vehicle with manual transmission, if the engine does not start, please check that the clutch pedal is learned.

Gm Key Programming Sps 15

Action completed.

Clear DTCs.
Gm Key Programming Sps 16 Gm Key Programming Sps 17 Gm Key Programming Sps 18

Perform account for wireless charger and disable passive enter calibration programming until finished.

The whole process is done.

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